Posted August, 2013 in blog
Hair loss in women is usually caused by an autoimmune disorder. I say “usually” because I do not want to generalize but, and this is a big but, I have yet to see a woman suffering from hair loss that isn’t suffering from an autoimmune disorder in over thirty years of private practice.
What is an autoimmune disorder? The patient’s immune system is attacking their body.
The most common autoimmune disorder that I see in my office causing hair loss in women is called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. The second most common autoimmune disorder causing hair loss is Alopecia areata. Alopecia is caused by the immune system attacking the hair follicles of the
Posted February, 2011 in blog
The National Thyroid Institute, a non-profit organization, was started to help people who suffer with thyroid dysfunction find the hope and support needed for this disorder. Dr. Michael L. Johnson and the other doctors at the institute use treatment modalities known as The Johnson Method to treat thyroid dysfunction. The number of patients helped with The Johnson Method at the National Thyroid Institute is astounding.
The Johnson Method is an all natural, drug-free treatment that has been used successfully on patients who previously had not seen these kinds of results with conventional treatment. Dr. Johnson and his treatment team feel that thyroid dysfunction is grossly misunderstood in conventional medicine.