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Old 10-16-2007, 05:28 PM   #1
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Oprah Says She "Blew out her thyroid"

On her show today Oprah said she blew out her thyroid. I never heard this expression before. She attributed blow out to hectic schedule, not enough sleep etc. Now she says her thyroid is balanced and she didn't completely destroy it. I am puzzled by the blew out thyroid comment. And, her guest MD had nothing to say about this at least as far as I can recall. And then the show just went on and on about menopause and hardly anything more on thyroid. To me the take away was , if you don't take good care of yourself you could blow out your thyroid.

I really hope she does another show on thyroid issues and clears up the impression she left with this show!

 
Old 10-19-2007, 03:58 PM   #2
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Re: Oprah Says She "Blew out her thyroid"

I think Oprah does a lot of wonderful things for a lot of people, but she obviously got this one wrong. Maybe her staff should do a little more research before they just half-@$$ a topic as serious and prevalent as this.

 
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