The Agonies of Being Thyroidless

(Though this was originally written in 2009, it has been updated to the present day and time! Enjoy.) There was a time when I thought being hypothyroid without a thyroid was really no different than being hypothyroid with one.  Hypo is hypo, and we are both dependent on treatment. But I was wrong. There really…

The unsung heroes of this thyroid patient movement

Let me tell you, there are a LOT of individuals—those I know and those I don't—who give their blood, sweat and tears to help thyroid patients with feedback and information to help them feel better in their treatment, and with no notoriety that I or a few others get.   i.e they do what they do…

Are we running out of desiccated thyroid powder???

And now that I have your attention, here's the answer straight from the mouth of Kenny Soejoto, Chief Operating Officer of the only North American maker of desiccated porcine natural thyroid powder (American Laboratories): a firm NO! "We have amply supply and so do the distributors for compounding pharmacists", underscores Soejoto when I chatted with…