Feel better on T4 than you did on Natural Desiccated Thyroid?

Occasionally, hypothyroid patients will exclaim with conviction and truth that they outright feel better on Synthroid or Levothyroxine (T4-only meds) than they did when they tried Natural Desiccated Thyroid (NDT) or even T3-only.  And we believe them. But...there is an explainable reason which does not mean T4-only is better for you. It really isn't. Bear…

UH OH–Naturethroid and WP Thyroid Shortages and what to do

NOTE: this post starts with what was going on in September 2017, and there are updates to it at the bottom of the article. If you didn't know about this, you need to sign up for blog post notifications at the bottom right of the STTM website. Feeling panicked or frustrated by the shortages of…

Elaine and Janie: The High Copper Detox Queens Share Their Stories

Though this Stop the Thyroid Madness blog and website pertains to thyroid patients and their issues, it's been observed that a lot of thyroid patients have also found themselves with high copper, whether because of the MTHFR or other methyl mutations, high estrogen, the use of a copper IUD, or other causes. Elaine and Janie are…

Two doctors who are listening, and an interesting documentary

This post below was originally written in 2010, and the same holds true today--that if you can find a doctor who is positive about Stop the Thyroid Madness, you at least are a step ahead of most doctors. BUT....be prepared that you will still have to guide most any doctor, which is why you need…