It’s Essential To Get Tests That Identify Autoimmune Disease
If you suspect a thyroid problem or have already been diagnosed with one, advanced lab tests to indicate the presence of antibodies that tell us if an autoimmune disease is attacking your thyroid gland are THE MOST IMPORTANT TESTS YOU CAN HAVE!!! I can’t reiterate this enough, and I’ll tell you why.
The typical treatment for Hashimoto’s is prescribing the patient a synthetic thyroid hormone (Levothyroxine, Synthroid, etc.). Natural hormones are now being artificially replaced by synthetic versions, so the thyroid gland shuts down its own hormone production. The problem is this treatment does NOTHING to address the cause. Instead, the autoimmune disease continues to progress and lead to more and more health problems.
This, my friends, is really a tragedy. In our clinic, we are finding the diagnosis of Hashimoto’s in TWO OF EVERY THREE PATIENTS WE TEST for the disease who are currently taking thyroid medications!!!
Once we discover a patient has Hashimoto’s, we don’t treat the thyroid, but instead treat the immune system – which is where the problem is occurring. It makes sense, doesn’t it? Yet, most primary-care doctors don’t follow this line of treatment. This is why our patients get such excellent results.