September 5th, 2014 | Posted By: Magdalena Wszelaki | Posted in Articles, Thyroid, Thyroid Diet Coach

How to Find Good and Supportive Thyroid Doctors


Almost every person I speak to starts the conversation with: “My doctor is useless and I’m so frustrated.”

The common reasons for this comment are:

  • they don’t listen to what we have to say
  • they dismiss our symptoms, give us anti-depressants, and ask us to eat less and exercise more
  • they refuse to test us for more than TSH and T4
  • they just want us to take thyroid medication
  • they offer no explanation of why our thyroids are out of balance.

Integrative doctor listings and directories

There is good news. There are doctors who can help. I want to offer you this hope and empower you with this knowledge.

Here are some good go-to resources that will help you find a better physician. And yes, many of them do take insurance.

Take a look at these resources that many of my clients found very helpful:

1. American College for Advancement in Medicine:

2. American Association of Naturopathic Physicians:

3. Institute for Functional Medicine:

4. Paleo Physicians Network:

5. American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine, Physician Locator:

6. ThyroidChange list (US, Canada and Australia):

One more great trick I want to offer you.

If you are still in no luck to find a doctor, go to your local compounding pharmacy and ask them for a list of doctors who are their customers. We find that often times, doctors who are willing to work with compounded (it means custom-made for you) thyroid replacement therapy are more open-minded and progressive. There is hope.

If you do your homework, you also stand a much better chance to find the right support system.

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You can order thyroid tests yourself. Most people do not know that.  No more begging or negotiating with your doctor.

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6 Comments to How to Find Good and Supportive Thyroid Doctors

  1. Need a M.D doctor who is experienced in women who have to take Anestrazole, an estrogen blocker, due to having cancer. I am in my third year of 5. I experience jo8t paint, fatigue, heart pounding occasionally, mild weight gain, hard to sleep, ear ringing. The one thing I do not have is nausea. Therefore, I stay with this brand.

    I want my thyroid checked out. I take 135 mg of NO Thyroid and have taken one form or another since I was 35 years old. I am now 71.

  2. thank you for your blog. I have not had thyroids in 45 years. I’m sure you know how I have been made to feel by Dr.s all this time. Thank goodness for the internet !!!!!.

    Im looking for a Dr. in the ct. part of Arkansas, Or by Tella a med. would be fine

    Thanks again Frances M.

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