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Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson's Chronic Condition Natural Treatment Blog

Intentional musings of a unique Shelby Township Michigan Chiropractic Physician dedicated to helping people find solutions to improving their health by rooting out causes to chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia, stubborn thyroid disorder symptoms, balance disorders, chronic knee & shoulder pain, migraines, sciatica, ADD/ADHD/ASD, back pain, peripheral neuropathy, gluten sensitivity and autoimmune disorders so they can Reclaim Their Life!

From the Desk of Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC.....

The Thyroid-Gut Connection; Poor Thyroid Hormone Conversion

Posted by Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC on Thu, Feb 28, 2013

Most of the patients I consult with have a few things in common:

  1. They were diagnosed with hypothyroidism at some point in their lives.
  2. They take some form of thyroid hormone replacement.
  3. They continue to experience some degree of thyroid symptoms despite conventional treatment.
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Topics: TSH, T3, hypothyroid, gut, hypothyroid symptoms, Reverse T3

Does High TSH with Normal T4 and T3 Mean Hypothyroidism?

Posted by Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC on Tue, Feb 26, 2013

A research study published in December 2012 sheds some light on a phenomenon we see quite often …

A patient has elevated TSH but normal T4 and T3.

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Topics: TSH, insulin resistance, T4, T3, hypothyroid, pre-diabetes

Not Knowing If You Have Autoimmune Thyroid is Harmful To Your Health

Posted by Dr. Karl R.O.S. Johnson, DC on Tue, Feb 19, 2013

If you've been reading my blog for a while you know I have revealed the fact that the number-one cause of hypothyroidism is an autoimmune thyroid [1]. Based on the number of medically managed hypothyroid patients who have sought my care for their numerous persistant health challenges, thyroid hormone replacement alone does not address the underlying cause of Hashimoto's (autoimmune thyroid). Too many patients who only utilize thyroid hormone replacement therapy may never feel the way they truly desire. It's a shame and that's why I am dedicated to helping patient's with autoimmune thyroid improve their health with my unique blend of natural methods.

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Topics: Hypothyroidism, autoimmune, Hashimoto's, TSH, thyroid, autoimmune thyroid, T4, T3, Immune System, TH1, TH2, TPO Ab, TBG Ab

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