I do not believe that there is any one subject in medicine that is as misunderstood, politicized, debated, denigrated, and contentious as thyroid hormone. The pharmaceutical thyroid industry has spent millions on brain-washing physicians and convincing them that thyroxine is the best and only thyroid medicine that should be utilized. So many patients have relayed to me that their PMD will no longer treat them if they continue to take Armour Thyroid.
Meta-Analyses of the Risks, Benefits, Complications, Adverse events, and Outcomes Associated with Testosterone Replacement
One would think that the cardiovascular and endocrine worlds would embrace this as a gamechanger for preventing both diabetes and CVD.
Testosterone replacement therapy has a significant role in protecting aging men’s health, including greater protection against heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. However, it naturally increases estrogen levels in men, which has brought the benefits of testosterone therapy into question.
Since the 2002 report known as The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) Trial, Prempro sales have fallen to $161 million annually and more than 10,000 lawsuits have been filed against Pfizer by women, who declared the company’s HRT drug lead to their development of breast cancer and other health ailments. Pfizer Inc. recently set aside $772 million to settle these cases.