At least two highly toxic substances are known to severely impair normal thyroid functioning - one is fluoride, the other is mercury. These facts are consistently ignored by orthodox medicine.
Re the December 2001 issue of WDDTY (vol 12 no 9) on thyroid problems, I was very disappointed to find that most of the discussion was on hypothyroidism whereas I suffer from hyperthyroidism (a multinodular goitre).
One of the greatest and most far-reaching scandals of modern medicine has to do with the appalling ignorance of doctors about the workings of the thyroid gland.
Are you sensitive to cold, and do you feel depressed and lethargic? Do you also have headaches, and perhaps menstrual problems and recurrent infections? You could have an underfunctioning or underactive thyroid. Known as ‘hypothyroidism’, its...
A scandalous lack of knowledge by doctors and an epidemic of undiagnosed thyroid problems may be behind the other growing epidemic of our times: ME
Hypothyroidism: common symptoms
* Weakness; fatigue; cold intolerance; constipation; weight change; depression; menorrhagia; hoarseness
* Dry, cold, yellow, puffy skin; scanty eyebrows;
Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism: A reader with hyperthyroidism believes her condition is linked to Graves' disease and she is suffering from various symptoms including muscle and bone atrophy. She wanted to know what alternative treatments there...
Hyperthyroidism ;Overactivity of the thyroid gland may be caused by a fun