Clinical Application and DANGERS of High Dose Biotin

Clinical Application and DANGERS of High Dose Biotin Summary High-dose biotin treatment can cause insidiously misleading laboratory results by fully mimicking the typical laboratory pattern of Graves’ disease and sometimes persisting for several days after biotin application [13] A Somewhat Bizarre Case of Graves Disease Due to Vitamin Treatment [14] A Single 10 mg Oral […]

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Thyroid Hormone Replacement

Hormone replacement therapy often is focused on hormones such as estrogens, progesterone, DHEA and testosterone, but optimal hormone balance cannot be achieved without correcting thyroid hormone imbalances. The complexity of the relationships can be summarized as follows: menopause may modify the clinical expression of some thyroid diseases, particularly the autoimmune ones; and thyroid function is […]

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Pain That Won’t Go Away!

Neuropathic pain can be caused by
diabetes, shingles, or an injury, and can
be very challenging to treat. The elderly
exhibit a higher incidence of neuropathic
pain conditions than younger individuals.
Treatment of neuropathic pain in the
elderly with oral medications usually
requires lower dosing, slower titration, and
more monitoring for efficacy and adverse
effects than in younger patients. Drugs
are absorbed and eliminated at […]

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