Still suffering with thyroid related symptoms? Fatigue, constipation, feel cold, depressed, hair loss, weight gain, but your doctor tells you “your lab tests are normal,” medication ineffective? DR. MICHAEL TAGGART will share the newest information about thyroid health and why outdated methods of care are creating poor results
I am Dr. Michael Taggart, a board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic, practicing in Kirkland, WA since 1992. I have had over 20 years of clinical experience and specialize in chronic conditions. I have advanced training in neurology, spinal rehabilitation, functional endocrinology, laboratory testing/interpretation, and nutritional therapy.
Thyroid hormones are an important contributor to healthy hair. Thyroid hormones are needed by every cell of the body including the hair follicle to function. Some women who have been told they have low thyroid function take thyroid replacement medication. In some cases the hair loss will improve, other times it will not.
Thyroid dysfunction is a common health problem especially with women. The Thyroid is a small gland with many important functions and relies on a complicated network of other organs and glands to allow it to function properly. We will call this interdependent glandular network your thyroid metabolism. In conventional medicine the thyroid is often address as if these other control and feedback mechanisms don’t exist despite indisputable evidence to the contrary.
The thyroid gland is considered and endocrine gland, meaning that it’s secretions, or hormones are released directly into our body’s extracellular fluid. From there it is passed into our capillaries and moved by the bloodstream to targeted areas of the body.
Located at the front base of the neck, in front of the trachea, it is