Foreword, by Aristo Vojdani, PhD, MSc, MT
Dr. Vojdani, one of the country’s most esteemed immunologists, writes the foreword.
Why millions of Americans with hypothyroidism are either going undiagnosed or are not getting relief with thyroid treatment, and why.
Getting Acquainted With The Thyroid — Learn the basics of thyroid function and how it affects virtually every other aspect of health.
The Scoop on Hashimoto’s Disease — Treated as a mystery by most doctors, learn what Hashimoto’s is, what the symptoms are, and what triggers it.
Hashimoto’s Disease is an Immune Disease — Why Hashimoto’s is an immune disease, not a thyroid disease, and what to do about it.
The Six Patterns of Low Thyroid Function — The six patterns of underactive thyroid function can be identified on a blood test. How other metabolic disorders cause hypothyroidism symptoms and what to do about them.
Taming the Blood Sugar Beast — The intimate connection between blood sugar handling and thyroid health, why it affects nearly every American, and what to do about it.
The Digestion Connection — A healthy gut is key to a healthy thyroid. Learn the most common pitfalls to gut health and what to do about them.
The Beleaguered Adrenals — Your thyroid health is dependent upon your adrenal health in more ways than one.
How Those Hormone Pills and Potions Rob You of Thyroid Health —Inappropriate use of thyroid hormones can make things worse, as can the abuse of other hormone therapies.
Don’t Forget About the Brain — Sometimes the root of poor thyroid health is in the brain. Plus, how hypothyroidism damages the brain.
The 22 Patterns of Thyroid Dysfunction — In Chapter Four I introduce you to six patterns of low thyroid function. I have actually identified 22; underactive thyroid function almost always has its roots in other metabolic disorders.
Nutritional Compounds — Information and references for nutritional and herbal compounds referred to throughout the book.
References — Hundreds of references that, along with clinical application, are the foundation of the book.
Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms?