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Thyroid Questionnaire

Thyroid Questionnaire

Before lab testing became available, physicians actually used their eyes and ears, listened to the patient’s history, and used their knowledge of the clinical picture of hypothyroidism to make a diagnosis. With the advent of lab testing; patient history, signs and...
The Triage Theory of Aging

The Triage Theory of Aging

Occasionally, such a profound concept is developed; often by a single individual; that people must be informed of the discovery. Such is the case with the Triage Theory of Aging, as researched and offered by Dr. Bruce Ames. The information in this article is derived...
Drugs That Can Cause Hypothyroidism

Drugs That Can Cause Hypothyroidism

There are many drugs that have the potential to induce hypothyroidism. Drug- induced hypothyroidism is an underactive thyroid gland due to a reaction to a medication. If your hypothyroid symptoms began after starting a medication, you may be suffering from...
Basal Metabolic Temperature Test

Basal Metabolic Temperature Test

What is a basal body temperature? (BMT). “Basal” means, “base,” and your basal temperature is your body temperature taken the very first thing in the morning before you’ve gotten out of bed. Once you get out of bed, the movement of your muscles heats up your body, so...