Hotes has been my endocrine physician since then and he is wonderful. Thirteen years ago in May 2004, I was struggling to control my hypothyroidism which had been diagnosed some ten years earlier. He did my thyroidectomy in January 1997, and he was superb. A prominent, sought-after author, speaker, and business consultant, Dr. Thyroid hormone activity has a variety of complicated interactions with other hormones.
We encourage you to read our full. We might include him or her on the Top Docs Directory! How can I retire, he often told me, when I get to come in here every day and make people happy? He is very thorough and very caring. My heart is great and my health and energy are too. He opened his home to many young children who also needed care at times! I took up golf and was able to enjoy everything in life once again. Alan Cole solved my health mystery by diagnosing my hypo and being extremely understanding, considerate, and really listening to me. He is also a practioner of natural medicine.
Blanchard, and after two weeks she was already noticing a huge difference. Always warm, good humored, inquisitive, a listener, always looking for new ways of understanding and addressing thyroid problems, I never had to defend my symptoms in his office and, regardless of how I felt going in, I always felt better coming out, confident my health would improve shortly. Nothing contained or offered by, on or through Vitals should be construed as medical advice or relied upon for medical diagnosis or treatment. She has a very caring manner. I will probably be included in that study. Even though things like fatigue, weight gain and depression might not kill you right away, they can ruin your life! By Kenneth Blanchard By Kenneth Blanchard About Functional Approach to Hypothyroidism The first comprehensive book to challenge the traditional teachings by presenting a more effective approach to treating hypothyroidism.
My doctor does a bone density study whenever someone starts the protocol. Blanchard seems to understand that these things matter. His lack of arrogance is astonishing. Lynch is as Associate of Dr. The use of T3 has been standard in my practice since 1990 and I am quite sure it will be routine in the near future, although many physicians at this point still do not use T3 in addition to T4. Another practice that will eventually become standard in this field is the adjustment of thyroid dosage for seasonal change, i. He no longer takes insurance or does blood work.
Blanchard's protocol, I'd be miserably hypo with countless symptoms. All my best to his family and patients. He'll be needing quite a few non-recovered fibromites for the study. When she read my medical records and found that I have the high blood pressure, she diagnosed and treated it from the view as an endocrinologist and finally put it under the control, which I have tried for almost half of a year and did not achieved. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition. I'm going to frame it and take it to my doctor.
Blanchard during what would be the final 16 months of his life's work. I could not do this before, I was too tired and could not concentrate long enough. Seely welcomed me being a part of my treatment. Condolences to family, friends and patients. This particular teaching in medicine has been breached by a paper appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1999 in which patients on standard 100% T4 were given some T3 and all patients felt better mentally and physically. In other words, they exceed the amount needed to reproduce normal hormone balance. He actually talked about retiring, but he says that he feels so young that he might keep going for many years.
Wonder if that was the reason besides your smarts that helped you through your biology course? Not a sign of thyroid deficiency. So please, if you see that a doctor has been taken off the list and want to know why, talk to the doctor directly. Kenneth Blanchard, a true pioneer in endocrinology, specifically in the detection and treatment of hypothyroidism. Excellent staff at the Wellness Center also. I recently had my thyroid completely removed by him at Jordan Hospital and wanted to let potential future patients of his to rest assured that they will receive the finest of care, expertise, and bedside manner from this terrific Doctor. I stayed on the third floor two years when Brian and Scotti were little and needed care! Patients are initially seen every three months in order to adjust the dosage for the next prescription of T3. His office is located at Newton Wellesley Hospital about l5 miles from Westwood in Newton near l28.
Before, I averaged 2 or 3 days a month because I was always to incredibly tired. Read the transcript of Dr. She listens to her patients and is always willing to try new methods. He is the first physician I have met who is willing to listen to his patients. I know this testimony won't convince your doctor to try the protocol, but perhaps it will convince him to contact my doctor to at least talk about it.
He is also very well versed on thyroid issues, and prescribes Armour and Cytomel, but is willing to work with whatever regimen fits you best. When he invited me to join his practice and start seeing his patients on my own -- just six weeks before he passed -- it was among the biggest honors of my medical career. He asks for my input in my care. Jodith -- To contact me, take the x out of the e-mail address. Her clinic has a pleasant atmosphere and her staff is kind and responsive.