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Submitted by lmcshane on Mon, 09/24/2007 - 10:55.
Like millions of Americans, Oprah has been diagnosed with thyroid disease. We know that there is an environmental stressor causing this autoimmune failure. Maybe, now there will be more of an attempt to pinpoint the cause and spare our children from this silent epidemic. It mostly affects women (due to body fat?) So ask yourself, what do we add to our water? It's not just an urban problem--it's a suburban problem, too. It's not just a Lake Erie problem, it's a Lake Michigan problem, too. So, maybe the soccer moms will want to do something about it? Especially, if Oprah leads the charge.
Also consider the spectrum of subclinical thyroid symptoms misdiagnosed as depression, bi-polar/mood disorder, fibromylagia, elevated cholesterol, gastrointestinal problems, premature menopause....
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