Thyroid hormone for Bipolar Disorder: Is it Really Groundbreaking? Too early to tell. Need other researchers to to confirm before you quit your bipolar drugs and take big doses of T4! DR.Guttler opinion on this article. Precision medicine, the...More info
Hypothyroid 101:Could My Child Have Chronic Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis CHT and Subclinical Hypothyroidism?
Could My Child Have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Subclinical Hypothyroidism? DR.Guttler’s opinion: The most important for your child is to find out if there is autoimmune thyroid disease in the first degree relatives. Also if there are...More info
Thyroid Nodular Goiter 101: What to Know if You have one. A swelling in the neck due to an enlarged thyroid gland is called a goiter. Worldwide, the most common cause of thyroid goiter is iodine deficiency. However, this is becoming a rarer cause...More info
Autoimmune Thyroid Disease 101: Associated Uveitis Thyroid autoimmune Graves’ and Hashimoto’s patients can have associated intermediate uveitis and should have careful follow-up with regular systemic evaluationMore info
Subclinical Hyperthyroidism 101: Lower TSH Causes Decreased Muscle Strength in Elderly. Subclinical hyperthyroid causes muscle weakness. What about low TSH in the normal range. As we age TSH values need to be adjusted toward the higher end of the...More info
Hypothyroid 101: Thyroid Awareness in the USA. 5 % of US population has hypothyroidism. Levothyroxine LT4 is the main treatment. 50% do not take their prescribed medication. 42,000 participants 7% reported they had hypothyroidism. Most 97%...More info
Hypothyroid 101: Long Fasts Like in Ramadan Cause Decreased Quality of life QOL and Abnormal TSH. Recent study or 64 fasting Muslims hypothyroid patients during Ramadan missed 1-2 doses of T4 during 26 day fast. TSH rose and QOL scores...More info
Subclinical Hypothyroidism 101: Causes Brain to Shrink? Dr.Guttler’s comments: Study looked at 2500 patient’s brain images. TSH > 3.3 was considered subclinical hypothyroid. These patients had significantly lower brain volume. The...More info
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis CHT 101: Rheumatoid Arthritis RA Increases Your risk of CHT. Dr.Guttler’s comments: My CHT patients rarely get other autoimmune disease like RA. This study suggests CHT may precede the onset of RA by 5...More info
Hypothyroidism 101: Does Ayurvedic Treatment Do Anything to Treat Hypothyroidism? Dr.Guttler’s comments. 3000 year old holistic treatment from India. “The conventional approach is to use chemical-based medicines to treat thyroid...More info
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis 101: This is a very poor article to read if you want to know about this disease.
Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis 101: This is a very poor article to read if you want to know about this disease. Dr.Guttler’s comments. 1.I will list what is bogus about his article. 2. “To give you an idea of how bad it was, your...More info
Smoking and Overweight Mothers Put Unborn Child At Risk. Dr.Guttler’s comments: 1.Both predispose babies to disease after birth. 2. 3 percent of pregnant women do not make enough thyroid hormone. 3. This is linked with increased risk of...More info