Patients have known by their experiences the past 110 years that natural desiccated thyroid (NDT) was safe and effective. Yet it took a recent study at Walter Reed Military Medical Center, and lead by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, … Continued
On my May 17th blog post, I did an interesting blog post about the responses given to a new patient when she asked in a patient group: “If you could turn the clock back to when you were first diagnosed, … Continued
DESICCATED THYROID QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I had potbelly pigs as pets for 18 years (my kids were allergic to cats and dogs). I took darn good care of them! Now pigs are taking care of me! :c)” ~Thyroid Patient … Continued
A new thyroid patient asks others if they could turn back the clock, would they have started on Natural Desiccated Thyroid instead of T4-only. And the vast majority who answered said unequivocally YES!! Read all their replies.
For years, a huge body of thyroid patients have remained sick, or gotten sick, due to believing in their doctors.
And the worst group of doctors, as reported again and again by thyroid patients, have been Endocrinologists. So when a new person on any patient forum states they are looking for an Endocrinologist, more experienced thyroid patients wince.
And this is why Stop the Thyroid Madness, and most especially the book, exists–to educate you about successful patient experience and wisdom so that in turn, you can recognize what is good doctoring, and what is NOT…in any physician.
Below is a graphic letter written by an appalled patient about her disappointing experience with her Endocrinologist. Nearly any thyroid patient can identify!