Good grief! Stop the judgment!

Six years ago, when I got involved in thyroid patient advocacy by starting the Natural Thyroid Hormone Users group on Yahoo, I did it because I was amazed and shocked what switching to desiccated natural thyroid did for me! There I was, on the brink of applying for Social Security Disability after YEARS of misery…

No, Mr. Johnson, pharmaceutical marketing does NOT benefit patients

In the Feb. 2nd issue of the New York Times given to me, an editorial questioned the practice of doctors receiving gifts from the pharmaceutical industry and medical device manufacturers. The editorial described how an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association clearly stated that current guidelines against gifts, free samples and…

Why this site was created

Welcome to StopTheThyroidMadness.com. You might say I became a fledging thyroid patient advocate in 2002, when I started a site on Yahoo Groups. That site grew and grew, and so did my knowledge along with with everyone else's. We have all been living guinea pigs and self-educated in the face of doctors who had little…