This website is dedicated to the millions of thyroid patients who are being ignored and left to suffer unnecessarily, and to healthcare practitioners, who want to better serve those patients.

TPA Guidebook

Intended use statement for TPA guidebook

The content of our Thyroid Problems – The TPA Guidebook is intended for information purposes only and should not be used in any way to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. The aim of this guidance is to present and highlight significant information and offer suggestions and protocols for those with symptoms of thyroid disease and associated conditions. It is the sole responsibility of the user of this information to consult with a qualified medical practitioner before changing any medication.


About Thyroid Patient Advocacy (TPA)

What’s it all about?


  • Thyroid Problems and Solutions
  • Are you Hypo or Hyperthyroid?
  • Hypothyroidism Check List
  • Commonly Reported Signs of Hypothyroidism
  • Standard Tests for Thyroid Disease
  • Low Vitamins, Minerals and the Thyroid Connection
  • The Basal Temperature Test
  • Having Thyroid Problems?
  • The Greater Thyroid System Table
  • Diagnosis and Management of Thyroxine Resistant Hypometabolism -or quite simply – T4
  • Conversion Block
  • An Explanation about Normal Reference Ranges and What They Mean
  • Getting a Second Opinion
  • Free or Reduced Cost Prescription

Nutrition an overview:

  • Supplements: Things you can do to help your recovery
  • Thyroid and Obesity: Broda Barnes
  • Food: Whats Good and Whats Bad for your Thyroid

Draft letter you may wish to send to your doctor

Suggestions for an approach to the management of thyroid deficiency

Why thyroid hormone replacement may not be working for you

Thyroid and adrenal dysfunction the diagnosis and treatment of an endemic syndrome

Fluoride: the effects of fluoride on the thyroid gland

Candida albicans

Some background information on treatments for hypothyroidism

MHRA confirmation regarding prescription of natural desiccated thyroid extract

How to treat with natural thyroid extract

How do you explain to your family what you are going through

The inconvenient truth about inherited hypothyroidism

Going it along: a barrier to self-help


  • Symptoms and Signs
  • Treatment of Hyperthyroidism
  • Graves Disease and Hyperthyroidism When Things Go Wrong
  • Surgery versus Radioiodine Therapy in the Treatment of Hyperthyroidism

Thyroid cancer

TPA’s online thyroid support forum

Straight from the horses mouth

Ooh! Should they have said that?

Our founder’s own story


Guidebook ordering information:

The cost of the Guidebook is £10 inclusive.
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