CATEGORY: Stuff in the ‘hypothyroid’ Category
Hashimoto’s Disease – The What, Why, and How.
Hashimoto’s Disease is an autoimmune disease in which your own immune system attacks your thyroid gland. There are several types of Hypothyroidism, and Hashimoto’s Disease is one of the types I see quite often in private practice. Hashimoto’s Disease is[...]
What to do when your doctor wants you to stop your hormone therapy.
The most likely cause of hair loss is low thyroid, followed closely by medications. I will give your PCP the benefit of the doubt that he or she doesn’t know anything about hormones, but that does not excuse him/her from[...]
What to say when your primary care doctor questions your use of Bio-Identical Hormones.
Pellets are mysterious to most doctors and drug reps, so they just tell patients they are “dangerous” or useless to scare patients from using them. Primary doctors who practice general medicine, generally don’t know anything about hormones and or worse[...]
A Case Study Of Hypothyroidism – Part 1 of 2
Dr Maupin's Approach to Diagnosing and Effectively Treating Hypothyroidism This week Brett Newcomb and Dr. Maupin present a case study on Hypothyroidism. This individual is a composite of a couple of clients who contacted Dr. Maupin over the internet. They[...]
Thyroid and Heart Disease
Dr. Kathy Maupin and Brett Newcomb discuss the function of the thyroid and it's effect on the heart. They discuss heart disease and other thyroid-related complications, along with their symptoms, and treatment options. This week, Brett Newcomb and I are[...]