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Resources

Thyroid Survivor Network

TSN is devoted to supporting and raising awareness for thyroid disease and thyroid cancer survivors at all stages of their journey.  With daily inspirational, informative, and even comical posts on Facebook, to offering free private support groups, TSN is here for you!

ThyroidChange

Our friends at ThyroidChange are working hard to advocate better care for all thyroid patients. Their website has wonderful resources for patients, as well as an online petition to help increase awareness and improve the overall care of thyroid dysfunction.

Thyroid Nation

Wonderful health blog that was created to raise awareness about thyroid and autoimmune disease.  It is full of excellent information, as well as positive stories that will inspire you on your own journey to wellness.


Hypothyroid Mom 


Fellow hypothyroid survivor, Dana Trentini’s fabulous blog that will educate and entertain you with every post.  Dana is committed to raising awareness about hypothyroidism for the thyroid community, as well as for our children.


Thyca: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association


If you are newly diagnosed with thyroid cancer, or need additional resources of information, Thyca is a great place to start learning more your diagnosis and treatment options.  Tyca’s Low Iodine Diet information and cook book are excellent to help you navigate the LID.


Butterfly Bandits


Founded in 2012 by a thyroid cancer survivor whose mission is to raise awareness of thyroid cancer and thyroid disease.


The Butterfly Nation


The Butterfly Nation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that was born out of an online support group. As patients, they have suffered because of the lack of good, clear information on thyroid disorders, and have joined together to help one another manage thyroid disease.


Thyroid Sexy


Actress, Gena Lee-Nolin, is a true advocate for those suffering from Hashimoto’s disease and hypothyroidism.  Gena's facebook page, "Thyroid Sexy," as well has her book Beautiful Inside and Out: Conquering Thyroid Disease with a Healthy, Happy, “Thyroid Sexy” Life, which she co-authored with fellow thyroid advocate Mary Shomon, are both wonderful resources.


Izabella Wentz, Thyroid Pharmacist


Dr. Izabella Wentz is a New York Times Bestselling Author of Hashimoto's The Root Cause which offers health strategies to improve and reverse Hashimoto's disease. Her website provides wonderful information for all thyroid disease patients hoping to achieve wellness.


Suzy Cohen


Suzy Cohen, America’s Pharmacist has been a licensed pharmacist for 25 years and is a functional medicine practitioner for the last 15 years. In addition to writing a syndicated health column, “Dear Pharmacist,” which circulates to 20 million readers each week, Suzy Cohen is the author of many different books on natural health.


David Brownstein, Holistic Family Medicine


Dr. Brownstein is one of the foremost practitioners of holistic medicine in the world. He has authored several books as well as provides outstanding information on his website to help patients reclaim their lives using natural hormones and nutritional therapies.


Holtorf Medical Group


The Holtorf Medical Group website provides excellent information about treatment of thyroid disease and and is helping raise awareness about alternative treatment protocols to help improve overall wellness and quality of life for thyroid disease survivors, including the importance of treating with T3.


Jeffrey Dach, M.D.


Dr. Dach’s website provides outstanding information on the various treatment protocols available to thyroid patients, including wonderful information about Natural Desiccated Thyroid medicine and why it is often superior to synthetics.


Joseph Mercola, M.D.


Dr. Mercola is a physician and surgeon whose website provides excellent information to help patients achieve overall wellness, and recognizes the importance of iodine for your entire body, not just your thyroid.


Benjamin Lynch, N.D.


Dr. Lynch's website, mthfr.net, is the leading resource on the MTHFR gene defect, which is a common mutation of ignored by mainstream medicine. Pulmonary embolisms, addictions, fibromyalgia, miscarriages, schizophrenia, severe depression, cancer and autism are just a few illnesses that can be linked to the MTHFR defect. 

Jill Gurfinkel

Director & Co-Founder of the Thyroid Survivor Network's blog which will make you laugh, think and inspire you not to let any illness stand in your way of living life to the fullest!

Ulta Lab Tests

The Thyroid Survivor Network has partnered with Ulta Lab Tests to bring thyroid disease survivors access to crucial labs at affordable prices. To make it even easier for patients, TSN has created five different lab panels to ensure patients know which labs might be helpful.  Even better, the TSN community is entitled to receive a 10% discount on ALL labs!  Just enter discount code TSN10% at checkout or click here for more information!

Recommended Books

Hypothyroidism: The Unsuspected Illness, by Dr. Broda Barnes


Hypothyroidism Type 2 The Epidemic, by Dr Mark Starr


Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: Lifestyle Interventions for Finding and Treating the Root Cause, by Izabella Wentz


Beautiful Inside and Out: Conquering Thyroid Disease with a Healthy, Happy, “Thyroid Sexy” Life, by Gena Lee-Nolin and Mary Shomon.


Thyroid Healthy, Lose Weight, Look Beautiful and Live the Life You Imagine by Suzy Cohen


Drug Muggers: Which Medications Are Robbing Your Body of Essential Nutrients--and Natural Ways to Restore Them, by Suzy Cohen


From Hypothyroid to Healthy: Get Your Life Back with Successful Diagnosis and Treatment, by  Helle Sydendal, Lars Noerregaard, Sarah Downing, Michelle Bickford and Palle Flodgaard


You’re Not Crazy And You’re Not Alone: Losing the Victim, Finding Your Sense of Humor, and Learning to Love Yourself Through Hashimoto’s., by Stacey Robbins


Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms When My Lab Tests Are Normal? A Revolutionary Breakthrough In Understanding Hashimoto’s Disease and Hypothyroidism, by Dr. Datis Kharrazian


Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome, by Dr. James Wilson


Bioidentical Hormones 101, by Jeffrey Dach


Iodine, Why You Need It, Why You Can’t Live Without It, by Dr. David Brownstein:


Recovering with T3: My Journey from Hypothyroidism to Good Health Using the T3 Thyroid Hormone, by Paul Robinson


What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause: The Breakthrough Book On Natural Progesterone, by Dr. John R. Lee & Virginia L. Hopkins. 


Diet Related Books:


All Against Grain series by Danielle Walker  

Every Last Crumb: Paleo Bread and Beyond by Brittany Angell


Cavewomen Don’t Get Fat: The Paleo Chic Diet for Rapid Results by Esther Blum

Seminars:


Thyroid Summit:  The first thyroid summit on thyroid disorders, which includes 32 expert interviews providing powerful information to reclaim your health.