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Therapy to CONTROL what controls SO MUCH.

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Thyroid Therapy Overview
Therapy to CONTROL what controls SO MUCH.
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Defy Medical thyroid replacement therapy is proven to correct thyroid hormonal imbalance.

Your thyroid is extremely important. Though little mentioned, thyroid problems are common. The good news is that thyroid therapy works. Defy Medical treats thyroid disorders to restore normal blood levels of the thyroid hormone and alleviate symptoms of thyroid hormone imbalance.

Defy Medical SPECIALIZES in hormone therapy.
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How to become a patient for thyroid replacement therapy.

Because hormones regulate most of the processes of the body, even small variations can cause significant side effects. Defy Medical studies hormones in your blood to find what’s really wrong. If a hormone imbalance is diagnosed, Defy determines the ideal type of treatment, such as thyroid replacement therapy.

Defy Medical offers a personalized approach to thyroid replacement therapy by providing access to a variety of affordable treatment options. Defy Medical is a leading concierge medical practice, expert in both preventative and restorative therapies that focus on the entire person and not just the symptoms. Defy Medical works to help improve quality of life, overall health and promote longevity by combining proven treatment models for thyroid replacement therapy and hormone imbalance.

The goal of treatment is to restore normal blood levels of thyroid hormone and alleviate the symptoms. Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) is treated with compounded or commercial medications including but not limited to desiccated thyroid, Levothyroxine, liothyronine sodium, and combination therapies. Defy Medical uses the latest protocols to identify the thyroid disorder and determine the best treatment for each patient. 

New patients will go through the following process:

 

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Initial Assessment
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History
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  • A physical examination
  • A blood panel that measures important biomarkers to identify thyroid issues
  • Consultation with a medical provider
  • If treatment is prescribed, patients will be given access to personalized thyroid medications shipped directly to your doorstep, anywhere you are
  • Annual follow up assessments will include blood work and physician consultation
  • Patient support is available any time the patient chooses

Telemedicine consultations are available. 

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What is the thyroid?
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The American Thyroid Association defines the thyroid gland as the butterfly-shaped endocrine gland typically located in the lower front of the neck.

The thyroid’s job is to make thyroid hormones, which are secreted into the blood and carried throughout the body. Thyroid hormone helps the body use energy, stay warm and keep the brain, heart, muscles, and other organs working as they should.

Thyroid hormones are necessary for the health of all the cells in the body, and thyroid dysfunction is a common medical condition. Approximately 10 million Americans are likely to have hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid), while as many as 10% of women may have some degree of thyroid hormone deficiency. Millions of people are hypothyroid and don't know it. 

Symptoms include fatigue, weakness, weight gain/difficulty losing weight, coarse and dry hair, hair loss, dry/rough/pale skin, cold intolerance, muscle cramps/frequent muscle aches, constipation, depression, irritability, memory loss, abnormal menstrual cycles and decreased libido.

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The best therapy is personalized.

Defy Medical develops customized care plans for every patient. Eren Berber MD, The Director of Robotic Endocrine Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, points out that there is no “cookie-cutter dosage” or treatment plan for thyroid hormone replacement therapy because the way the body absorbs hormones and the amount needed to help the body to function property varies greatly from person to person. 

Thyroid Hormone Treatment is used to replace the hormones of a thyroid gland which is not functioning normally. Many people have a thyroid gland that cannot make enough hormone, so the treatment aims to replicate normal thyroid function. 

According to the European Association of Endocrinology, “Thyroid hormone replacement has been used for more than 100 years in the treatment of hypothyroidism, and there is no doubt about its overall efficacy.” The Annals of Clinical Biochemistry adds that for the vast majority of patients, the condition is easily treatable. A September 2019 British Medical Journal retrospective cohort study of outcomes between 1995 and 2017, provides strong support for the current recommendations on the clinical management of hypothyroid patients and validates with hard evidence the latest guidelines.

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