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Could My Thyroid Cancer Be Caused By The Fukushima Disaster?

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Columbia Surgery, (Dr. McConnell) Columbia University Thyroid Nation Fukushima Thyroid Cancer: It’s Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Weak, so we’re revisiting this Q&A with Dr. McConnell, in which he explains why the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster is less likely have long term cancer implications for the surrounding area, than did the Chernobyl disaster. The earthquake and tsunami in Japan that occurred in March 2011 not only took the lives of hundreds of people, but also resulted in a nuclear crisis at…

How To Overcome Adrenal Fatigue And Feel Energized

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Dani Veracity, Natural News Thyroid Nation The easy, relaxed lifestyle experienced by our ancestors no longer exists, and we're not even aware of how much stress we're under. The problem? "Our lifestyles have changed, but our bodies haven't," Dr. James Wilson said in his November lecture at the First Arizona Choices Exposition in Tucson, Ariz. A large portion of our population is feeling tired and stressed out, and we want to know why. Insert, Adrenal Fatigue (AF)! The adrenal glands sit…

RAI Killed My Thyroid Gland and I Still Have Thyroid Problems

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Suzanne Root, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 52 years old California, USA Hypothyroid post RAI, hyperthyroid, Adrenal Fatigue 2010 WHO knew I would soon be taking RAI and getting rid of one of my body parts? I began having what I thought were hot flashes, along with muscle weakness, insomnia, leg cramps, extreme mood swings, that I deduced were from peri-menopause. I had just turned 49 years old, after all. I had cataract symptoms in my right eye, as well. At…

Figure Competition Winner To Fatigue – My Thyroid Battle

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Dorielle Dvorin, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 44 years old Frisco, Texas Hypothyroidism 2013 Finally, I found a doctor that hears me. I am not crazy, this isn't ALL IN MY HEAD. It is not depression or aging or stress. Those things definitely play a roll in this process, but thyroid disease is a real thing. Hypothyroidism is a disease that some people say is, "all in your head." But it's not. I repeat, it. is. not! I must admit, until recently, however,…

My Life Is Like A SeeSaw – Hyperthyroidism, Medications and Radiation

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Brittany Clark, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 27 years old Garrison, Kentucky Hyperthyroidism 2002 This was my hyperthyroidism life. Medicines were plentiful, nose bleeds (lots of them), iodine, and bunches of SLEEP. I was a small child when my mother and grandmother noticed my neck (thyroid) was enlarged. That was when it all started - Hyperthryoidism. I remember tons of blood work (that still continues), scans, my mother reading endless medical books, doctor appointments and doctor appointments and more doctor appointments.…

Magic, Yoga, Mexico and Me – A Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Journey

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Sissy Maga, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 41 years old San Mateo, Mexico Hashimoto's Thyroiditis 2010 I saw the BEST doctor in my country, Mexico and still my Hashimoto's Thyroiditis went undetected. I am an active person. I love using my body in a creative way and always have, as long as I can remember (ha! some days are better than others with my memory). When I was young, I loved ice skating and as an adult, I moved on to yoga,…

The World’s First Free Online Thyroid Health Event

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Rich Travis, Staff Writer Thyroid Nation   Everything your doctor didn't tell you about thyroid problems. For anyone on the thyroid roller coaster of doubt and despair, a statement like this can really get your attention.   It got mine! Sean Croxton, a.k.a JERF (Just Eat Real Food) author of The Dark Side of Fat Loss and host of Underground Wellness Radio, has assembled an amazing team of functional, medical, naturopaths, nutritionists, and health experts to show us all how to regain…

Undiagnosed Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis My Entire Life – Could Be You, Too!

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Gemma Garrison, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 31 years old Leubsdorf, Germany Hashitmoto's Thyroiditis 2011 I feel like I'm constantly evolving with my theories, story and my Hashimoto's thyroid journey….but this is where I'm at and I wouldn't change a thing. My 32nd birthday is just around the corner, I have an almost 14 month old daughter and I we live in Germany with my German honey. Truly, I believe I've always had a form of thyroid disorder, just undiagnosed. Does this…

Manage Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis With Nutrition, Not Meds, Like This Woman Did

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Julie Diaz, Natural News Thyroid Nation I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis. I manage it completely naturally, and my thyroid is producing the proper amounts of T3 and T4 thyroid hormones on its own, without medication. However, since this is an autoimmune disease, the thyroid antibodies produced cause the immune system to attack the thyroid. Since my antibodies were high, my new doctor asked me if I'd like an ultrasound of my thyroid, and I agreed. It was the first ultrasound I…

I Had To Work Harder Than Most Because Of My Hashimoto’s

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Lisa McManes, Thyroid Thrivers Thyroid Nation 41 years old Ohio, USA Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Since age 6 I have struggled with my weight all my life as I was born with a genetic predisposition to obesity. I was born with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, a type of autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys the thyroid gland. The sole function of the thyroid is to make the thyroid hormone which affects nearly all the tissues of the body, where it increases cellular activity.…

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