Chapter3

Thyroid Controversies

In This Chapter

  • Avoiding bad practices
  • Comparing synthetic and natural medications
  • Comparing brand name and generic medications
  • Avoiding unsafe remedies

If you research thyroid disease online or skim through other thyroid books, you’ll quickly be struck by the wildly different theories competing for your attention. Some will scream that mainstream doctors can’t be trusted. Others will claim that alternative doctors are quacks. Some will declare that taking synthetic medication is insane. Others will tell you natural medication is unreliable. Further, each side makes an argument that, at first blush, sounds convincing. ...

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