Getting the right treatment for hypothyroidism after radioactive iodine treatment will help you protect your health.

Treating Hypothyroidism After Radioactive Iodine Treatment Helps You Find Balance

For those who struggle with hyperthyroidism or thyroid cancer, radioactive iodine treatment (RAI) can be a life-changing treatment option. But despite the promise of RAI, there is often a downside: you are likely to develop transient or permanent hypothyroidism after completing treatment. If you have had RAI or are about to start, this potential outcome…

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How to Treat Hypothyroidism With Hormone Replacement Therapy in 5 Steps

Sarah was used to dealing with minor health issues. She’d gained a bit of weight in recent years and figured the occasional muscle and joint pain she felt was somehow related. She grew familiar with constant, nagging fatigue. She’d always assumed it came from the minor depression that seemed to run in her family. She didn’t realize anything was really wrong until she received word after her yearly physical that her cholesterol levels were off balance. Sarah’s doctor ran more tests over the following weeks and they discovered that all of her symptoms were indeed related—to hypothyroidism.