Thyroid patients say PHOOEY to new Armour formulation and Forest Pharmaceuticals

As the "newly" formulated Armour desiccated thyroid pills, made by Forest Pharmaceuticals/Laboratories, have been hitting the market, so are comments coming out from some thyroid patients...and they are not in the least complimentary. The reason that Armour had been favored by so many thyroid patients among all the desiccated thyroid brands is the ability to…

Thyroid Tidbit: Did ya notice that various Armour sizes are back??

I can remember a few people the past year who proclaimed fervently that Armour was being discontinued because of the shortage.  And I chuckle about it.  Hopefully, my previous posts helped calm that fear. But in case you haven't heard, those larger sizes are back!  And you can keep track of what's going via the…

Multiple sclerosis, Dysautonomia, you name it…ALL made worse from hypothyroidism or being on a T4 med

(This post was updated in 2015. Enjoy!) Before my thyroid disease of hypothyroidism was discovered, I had horrific and debilitating consequences from exercise or any activity.  You can read about it in even more detail in the Introduction of the patient-to-patient Stop the Thyroid Madness book. When my so-called "borderline hypothyroid" was discovered by age 30,…