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  • Sure, if that condition is HypERthyroidism…they will lose right on until they die.

    If you think you may have a thyroid problem, You need testing for thyroid ANTIBODIES as well as TSH. TSH ‘norm’ should be .3 – 3 (w/ most feeling best at < 2) but, for diagnosis, may not mean much if ANTIBODIES are present which is indicative of Hashimoto’s Autoimmune Thyroiditis (cycles between HYPER & HYPO at start)…it is the main cause of eventual HypOthyroidism but worse (…OR Graves Disease – HypERthyroid from beginning).

    You will have to INSIST they test for the antibodies. [anti-TPO and TgAb] They can code so that ins will pay.

    WARNING: Doctors seem not to want to find/treat thyroid disease. You may have to go to more than one doctor before you get the right tests, interpretation, and treatment. Best wishes.

    Ck these:
    http://thyroid.about.com/bio/Mary-Shomon-350.htm
    http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/
    http://www.thyrophoenix.com/index.html
    http://thyroid.about.com/cs/newsinfo/l/blguidelines.htm

    ALWAYS GET COPIES OF YOUR LABS.

    God bless you