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alarimer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-25-09 04:21 PM
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17. Yes they are, by definition.
Herbs = snake oil. Every single time.

untested by the FDA. Unverified as to efficacy or safety.
Stay away from the woo-meisters. I am tired of people peddling unsound, unscientific bullshit to people who need ACTUAL SCIENTIFIC MEDICAL CARE.
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  -F'ing endocrinologist was a waste of time and money. Madrone  Sep-24-09 11:11 PM   #0 
  - What numbers were they looking at? Did they do any blood work?  iris27   Sep-24-09 11:24 PM   #1 
  - He looked at TSH only.  Madrone   Sep-24-09 11:58 PM   #4 
  - Get a second opinion and third opinion.  UndertheOcean   Sep-24-09 11:29 PM   #2 
  - I'm going to put a call in to my GP tomorrow and request a call back.  Madrone   Sep-25-09 12:00 AM   #5 
     - I hope someone can get you in earlier. *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Sep-25-09 10:57 AM   #7 
  - I was afraid of that. The one I went to told me the same thing  Tuesday Afternoon   Sep-24-09 11:30 PM   #3 
  - I wanted to bitchslap the guy.  Madrone   Sep-25-09 12:05 AM   #6 
  - For what it's worth, the same thing happened to me  MorningGlow   Sep-25-09 02:13 PM   #8 
  - My TSH is only 'normal' because I've been on thyroid medication.  Madrone   Sep-25-09 06:48 PM   #21 
  - Maybe go see a naturopathic doctor?  LynzM   Sep-25-09 02:29 PM   #9 
  - My recommendation too  Sanity Claws   Sep-25-09 02:43 PM   #11 
  - Find a different specialist  TZ   Sep-25-09 02:39 PM   #10 
  - No flames, but an FYI  MorningGlow   Sep-25-09 03:57 PM   #15 
     - Yes they are, by definition.  alarimer   Sep-25-09 04:21 PM   #17 
        - What in the world do you think  MorningGlow   Sep-25-09 04:26 PM   #19 
  - Top thyroid doc db  lukasahero   Sep-25-09 02:53 PM   #12 
  - Time to find a different doctor  NJmaverick   Sep-25-09 02:55 PM   #13 
  - This is standard, blowing off hypothyroid patients who are very sick.  Manifestor_of_Light   Sep-25-09 03:15 PM   #14 
  - I'm on Armour - started on generic Synthroid.  Madrone   Sep-25-09 06:43 PM   #20 
  - Sorry to hear it; similar thing happened to me  Bossy Monkey   Sep-25-09 04:17 PM   #16 
  - Get a second opinion  Taverner   Sep-25-09 04:25 PM   #18 

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