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Hashimoto’s and Hyperthyroidism: Why it Happens & What it Means

Hashimoto’s and Hyperthyroidism: Why it Happens & What it Means

Yes, Hashimoto’s Can Cause Both Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism Most people, doctors included, think about Hashimoto’s as a disease that results in hypothyroidism or low thyroid function.  And while that is true, it isn’t the whole story.  Can patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis also end up with hyperthyroidism? The answer is yes.  In fact, there are several …

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how to prevent thyroid surgery and radioactive iodine ablation

How to Prevent Thyroid Surgery and Radioactive Iodine Ablation Therapy | Dr. Osansky and Dr. Childs

Interview with Dr. Eric Osansky, Chiropractor and Clinical Nutritionist Show notes & links from the videoDr. Eric Osansky is a chiropractor, clinical nutritionist, a certified functional medicine practitioner, and author of the book “Natural Treatment Solutions for Hyperthyroidism and Graves’ disease. Dr. Osansky was personally diagnosed with Graves’ disease and has been in remission through …

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hyperthyroid symptoms - how to tell if you have an overactive thyroid

Hyperthyroid Symptoms Checklist – Do you Have an Overactive Thyroid?

Hyperthyroidism – When You Have Too Much Thyroid HormoneI spent most of my time talking about hypothyroidism which is the condition that results in LOW thyroid function.  But what about those people who struggle with the exact opposite condition known as hyperthyroidism? Well, today is for you guys. If you are someone that has been told that …

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methimazole side effects - the complete list

Methimazole Side Effects You Should Be Aware Of (What to Expect)

Methimazole: What You Need To KnowAre you taking methimazole for hyperthyroidism? If so, there are some things you should know about this medication.  For starters, how about the fact that it can have some serious consequences on your liver? Or how about the fact that it can directly lead to weight gain? These are just some of the potential …

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hashimoto's vs graves' disease: the main differences

Hashimoto’s vs Graves’ Disease: Differences & Similarities

Hashimoto’s and Graves’ Disease: What’s the Difference?Let me start off by saying that both Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are completely different disease states.  Despite there being a big difference in these two disease states there is a surprising amount of overlap between them as well.  Which is why many patients probably get confused.  Perhaps the most simple …

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what is graves' disease? everything you need to know if you have hyperthyroidism

What is Graves’ Disease? What Every Hyperthyroid Patient Should Know

What is Graves’ Disease?Graves’ disease is a serious medical condition that will most likely be with you for the rest of your life.  And because it impacts your thyroid gland, the consequences of this disease will have a lasting impact on you and your health.  This article will help you to better understand your condition, how to …

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is hyperthyroidism treatable? See all available treatment options

Is Hyperthyroidism Treatable or Reversible?

Yes, Hyperthyroidism is TreatableLet’s get this out of the way: Hyperthyroidism is a treatable condition.  But there is a difference between treating a condition and calling it a day and thriving with whatever treatment you are taking.  And it is the difference here that you really need to pay close attention to.  If you use the standard therapies for …

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RAI Exposure Increases Cancer Risk in Other Organs/Tissues

RAI Exposure Increases Cancer Risk in Other Organs/Tissues

There are about 4.5 million people in the United States (and more in the world) with hyperthyroidism.  *This number is calculated by taking the population of the US and multiplying it by the prevalence of hyperthyroidism which is 1.2%.  A large majority of these people have undergone RAI to treat their hyperthyroidism.  A new study (1) suggests that …

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what to expect after radioactive iodine treatment

What To Expect After Radioactive Iodine Treatment

What is your life going to be like after radioactive iodine treatment? Will you be able to lead a normal life? Will destroying your thyroid gland have long-term consequences? Will it cause you to gain weight?  These are just a few of the questions that I want to answer in this article.  You can obviously survive after RAI …

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Thyrotoxicosis vs Hyperthyroidism: What’s the Difference?

Thyrotoxicosis vs Hyperthyroidism: What’s the Difference?

It may surprise you to know that around 1% of the population suffers from this condition (1).  And it’s especially important if you consider that a small percentage of patients with this disease may go on to develop thyroid storm.  But what exactly is thyrotoxicosis? Is it a problem if you have it? Is it different from …

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