Seeing things visually might help clarify what thyroid therapy is like. Our thyroid hides in our neck and our hormones hide in every inch of our body. Nobody sees our thyroid gland distort, die, or shrivel. Nobody sees what fatigue feels like. Nobody sees organs suffering from lack of T3. Nobody sees how our pills … Continue reading What if TSH levels were like shoe sizes, thyroid meds like mobility aids
CAN TAKING THYROID HORMONES HARM YOU? In the video analyzed in this series (10), this man generalizes too far about all pharmaceuticals being harmful interventions. He thinks taking thyroid hormones, just because they happen to be a medicine, can actually kill or damage the thyroid gland (14:27 to 15:25). But thyroid hormone medications are not … Continue reading Part 4: Can taking thyroid hormone kill or damage the thyroid gland?
THE SILVER LINING OF TRUTHS All persuasive claims have a silver lining of logic and common sense, or else they would be too impossible for anyone to believe. He discusses adrenaline. He gives the example of the body's response to an impending car accident. Yes, our body secretes hormones like adrenaline at a very irregular … Continue reading Part 3: Distinguish between temporary and permanent hypothyroidism
Hypo, hyper, or well-medicated, millions of Canadians are in the category of those who manage a thyroid hormone imbalance. But instead of being offered the agency to co-manage our condition, we are being managed and manipulated by our medical system and economy. We thyroid patients are a huge amorphous group, way too easy and vulnerable … Continue reading The abandoned chronic disease
Why is diabetes getting all the attention in health care media, and hypothyroidism hardly any? Let's brainstorm this together. Let's see possible reasons why. Let's talk more publicly about what Canadians can do about the health inequity and the truly "epidemic" lack of attention and concern for hypothyroidism. 1. PHARMACEUTICAL ATTENTION Perhaps one reason is … Continue reading Diabetes, diabetes, diabetes. Let’s talk about hypothyroid therapy.