The Gray Areas of Reported Patient Experiences

Edit Post Did you know that years of reported patient experiences, which the Stop the Thyroid Madness website and books are about, has gray areas and has NEVER represented… …stern black and white rules. …narrowly defined methods. …beliefs over experiences.  Additionally, Stop the Thyroid Madness has… …never been about making something up based on strong opinion of…

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. UPDATE: since the new Naturethroid has come out…

Janie: The High Copper Detox Queen

Even though this Stop the Thyroid Madness blog, website and the books pertain to thyroid patients and their issues, it’s been observed that many thyroid patients have also found themselves with high copper, whether from low zinc due to illness, the MTHFR or other methyl mutations, chronic high stress, mold exposure (which can tank zinc),…

THYROID CANCER IS AN EASY CANCER?? Patients are appalled!

“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” ~ Nelson Mandela It’s not uncommon when perusing the internet to see the word “easy” associated with “thyroid cancer”, or described as “the best kind of cancer to get”… as if of all cancers, this one is somehow less difficult, less arduous, a walk in the park…