Scientists at UCLA Medical Center led by Dr. Jerome Hershman investigated the potential for pesticides to damage the DNA of thyroid cells. Specific pesticides were found in everyday commercial products which could cause this DNA damage.
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Prior to thyroid dysfunction I weighed a slim 180lbs for my height 5’9. Current today, I am obese, my TSH is normal with thyroid hormone dosage at 250 mcg daily
Medical societies, despite new scientific data, continue to refuse to sanction the use of hormone therapy preferred most by patients for the treatment of hypothyroidism. The guidelines produced by these physician groups warn that doctors who fail to adhere to these restrictive recommendations could go to jail or lose their medical license.