Botanical Approaches to Hypothyroidism: Avoiding Supplemental Thyroid Hormone

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HYPOTHYROIDISM
THYROID hormones
AUTOIMMUNE thyroiditis

Abstract:Examines the botanical approaches to hypothyroidism. Treatment of the disorder by thyroid hormone replacement therapy; Factors affecting metabolism of thyroid hormone; Comparison between true primary hypothyroidism and autoimmune thyroiditis.

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doctors prescribed HRT because they hoped it could help guard against certain diseases as well as treat the symptoms of menopause. The diseases doctors hoped HRT could help prevent included osteoporosis, heart disease and cancer. Information from studies on HRT suggests that for many women, the risks of using HRT may outweigh the benefits and thus is not recommended. For other women, benefits may outweigh the risks. This is why it is important to talk to your doctor about HRT. hormone therapy