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Thyroid Problems in Women

While thyroid problems can affect anyone, they are more common in women than in men. The symptoms of thyroid disorders in women often appear after menopause or after a pregnancy. Because thyroid hormone plays an essential role throughout the body, especially in metabolism, an imbalance can cause a variety of symptoms. The thyroid gland plays a role in regulating a woman’s menstrual cycle and in providing a baby with thyroid…
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What is Desiccated Thyroid?

There are numerous thyroid medications on the market with a variety of brand names. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell what the differences are between them. There are some excellent articles on thyroid medication written by healthcare professionals and patients including one on the website Stop the Thyroid Madness, which outlines different brands and their ingredients. The synthetic version of thyroid hormone has been prescribed consistently since the 1970s…
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WP Thyroid Shortage

Recently there have been shortages of multiple types of thyroid medication. Nature Throid, which is a popular natural desiccated thyroid medication, is available again after a brief shortage. WP Thyroid, another brand of desiccated thyroid from RLC Labs, is still on backorder. A posting on their website on July 6th states that they are not currently providing availability information for WP Thyroid. It is uncertain when WP Thyroid will become…
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