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Weight loss can be a frustrating challenge for many thyroid patients. Here are resources that can help you succeed. 

Thyroid Disease Spotlight10

Travel Tips for Thyroid Patients

Monday April 21, 2014
Are you traveling this spring? Spring break? Vacationing? Business trips? Jumping on a plane? Taking a cruise? Road-tripping? No matter how or why you're traveling, there are some important things to keep in mind to ensure that, as a thyroid patient, you have a healthy, enjoyable trip.

I've put together this list of travel tips -- and a few warnings and "don'ts" -- for example: Why you should never drink the coffee on an airplane!

Read Travel Tips for Thyroid Patients now.

And please let me know in the comments if you have other hints or ideas that have worked for you!

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Does It Matter How We Talk About Our Thyroid Disease and Health?

Thursday April 10, 2014
I often hear patients say "I'm a hypo," or I'm a Hashi's" -- suggesting that they are closely identifying with the disease. Or "I'm a hyperthyroidism sufferer," or "I'll never lose a pound." Does it matter how we talk about our thyroid and health issues? Experts say that how we talk can have positive or negative effects on our mood, attitude, and even our health and healing.

In this article, take a look at the role of positive thinking and self-talk for thyroid patients.

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Adrenal Fatigue / Adrenal Exhaustion and the Thyroid

Tuesday April 8, 2014
One common condition that frequently accompanies thyroid problems is adrenal exhaustion, also known as adrenal fatigue, or adrenal insufficiency. Learn more about the adrenal glands, and the signs that they are not functioning.

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The Adrenal Fatigue Controversy

Tuesday April 8, 2014
The issue of adrenal fatigue/adrenal insufficiency is a controversial one. Here are some articles looking at the clash between the conventional and integrative medical worlds are having over the existence of adrenal fatigue.

Hormone Foundation and Endocrine Society Make Controversial Claim: Adrenal Fatigue Does Not Exist -- Back in 2010, the Hormone Foundation and Endocrine Society made a controversial claim: adrenal fatigue does not exist. Many physicians do not agree. Find out more about this controversy now.

The Scientific Validity of Adrenal Fatigue and Mild Adrenal Insufficiency - Part 1 / Part 2 -- Dr. Richard Shames addresses the Endocrine Society's controversial claims that adrenal fatigue does not exist, and provides the integrative perspective, along with evidence to support a diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency.

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