HYPERTHYROIDISM

HYPERTHYROIDISM

Thyroid Hormone Preparations

by W. Reid Litchfield, MD FACE | +Read More

Thyroid hormone is available in multiple formulations. Some are clearly superior to others. Unfortunately, there is a great deal of misinformation about which thyroid hormone preparations are best in the public domain. This article is meant to offer some perspective.


Practical Recommendations: Thyroid Hormone
Replacement Therapy

by W. Reid Litchfield, MD FACE | +Read More

The reality of taking a medication on a daily basis is daunting, especially a medication that can be significantly influenced by external factors. This article reviews elements such as timing of your dosing, missed or forgotten does, interfering medications and adjustments in your prescribed dose.


Hyperthyroidism

by W. Reid Litchfield, MD FACE | +Read More

Hyperthyroidism occurs when patients experience symptoms related to excessive circulating levels of thyroid hormone. It is common, treatable form of thyroid disease, but requires an experienced endocrinologist to correctly evaluate and treat.