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  1. The Thyroid Paradox: How to Get the Best Care for Hypothyroidism
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  2. The Thyroid Paradox: How to Get the Best Care for Hypothyroidism

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Readers who suffere from low thyroid, or think they might, can find the missing answers. For the person who's been told it's not your thyroid, without then being told convincingly what the problem is. This book provides readers with the knowledge needed to communicate and work with their docteors to get the treatment they deserve.

Specifications

Country
USA
Author
James K. Rone
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Basic Health Publications
EAN
9781591202042
Edition
1st
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
1591202043
Label
Basic Health Publications, Inc.
Manufacturer
Basic Health Publications, Inc.
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
192
PublicationDate
2007-06-01
Publisher
Basic Health Publications, Inc.
Studio
Basic Health Publications, Inc.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Dr Rone is a board certified endocrinologist who also suffers from hypothyroidism. The paradox is that most internists and even some endocrinologists tend to dismiss mild abnormalities of thyroid function, in contrast to a substantial minority of hypothyroidism suffereers, who do not feel well until their thyroid replacement is optimized and sometimes T3 is used along with T4. As a practicing psychiatrist. I see this all the time in cases of treatment resistant depression, where the best treatment is often adjusting thyroid medications to get the TSH below two, or even below one. Many patients will not remit until this occurs. The endocrinology literature is full of studies screening populations of individuals with borderline subclinical hypothyroidism with relatively insensitive quality of life measures, concluding that mild thyroid dysfunction does not matter. The psychiatric literature instead involve patients presenting to psychiatric care (usually having failed treatment by... Read more
Dr. Rone is my endocrinologist. He follows the basic mantra of this book which is "treat the patient, not the numbers". A good book for those with thyroid issues.
And let me start by saying that I've read many. Note: This book specifically covers hypothyroidism. If you have hyperthyroidism, you might find this book useful in some ways, but it was not be written specifically for that spectrum of the disease.

Dr. Rone is a uniquely qualified author for this book for many reasons:

1) He is a board certified endocrinologist.
2) He has done a lot of specialized work with the thyroid.
3) He has hypothyroidism, so he understand what it is like to live with the disease.
4) He has been told by doctors that his thyroid numbers were fine and that his problems couldn't be thyroid related.

Most of us who have suffered with thyroid disease clearly understand how difficult it is to get a doctor to listen to us when we tell them our symptoms and how we think our symptoms are caused by our thyroid. Many have been told, "it's not your thyroid. Your numbers are normal." Unfortunately, the doctors then rarely help... Read more
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