While there is a time and place for conventional medical treatment, too many people with hyperthyroidism and Hashimoto’s have their thryoid gland damaged, ablated, or removed. For example, many people with hyperthyroidism receive radioactive iodine or thyroid surgery unnecessarily, while many with Hashimoto’s take thyroid hormone while their immune system continues to damage their thyroid gland. While there is a time and place for conventional medical treatment, most of the time there are other options. The goal of the Save My Thyroid Project is to help at least 100,000 people with hyperthyroidism and Hashimoto’s preserve the health of their thyroid gland.
I plan on accomplishing this through the following:
If you’re interested in helping people preserve the health of their thyroid gland, the best thing you can do is spread the word. Tell them about the Save My Thyroid Podcast and other free resources for those with hyperthyroidism. Encourage them to join my email list so that they will receive regular updates related to hyperthyroidism/Graves’ disease and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.