Comments and Controversies on Hormones Demystified

Comments and Controversies on Hormones Demystified

Since the blog’s inception, my philosophy regarding comments has been to allow anyone to say anything. Unfortunately, my permissive approach has allowed a certain type of comment to flourish – the kind that espouses some of the same non-evidence-based claims that this blog was created to debunk. Well, there’s a new sheriff in town.

Hormones Demystified: Three-Year Update

Hormones Demystified: Three-Year Update

Can you believe I’ve been doing this for three years now? Fortunately, I’m particularly susceptible to inertia, which has made it fairly easy to continue doing what I launched back in March 2017. Regular readers will remember the victory lap I took in March 2018 after achieving all the goals I set out in my original mission statement. My two-year update in 2019 was not quite as dramatic, but there was some meaningful stuff in there, including the cliff-hanger about a talk I was asked to give to a national audience of Endocrinologists – so let’s kick off the year-in-review with that!

Thyroidectomy for Hashimoto’s?

Thyroidectomy for Hashimoto’s?

Americans considering surgery for Hashimoto’s would require a level of rigorous screening that is found mainly in organ transplant and astronaut-training programs. Without that degree of rigor, it is my opinion that most who go under the knife will come out the other side with the same constellation of nonspecific symptoms they had pre-surgically.