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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 video Dr. 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 …

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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 between these two disease states there is a surprising amount of overlap between them as well.  This is why many patients probably get confused.  …

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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 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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