Although thyroid medications can boost how you feel and function, they do not address why your thyroid became underactive in the first place. For 90 percent of Americans, autoimmune Hashimoto’s disease causes hypothyroidism. Hashimoto’s is a disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys the thyroid gland, leading to hypothyroidism. While thyroid medications may make you feel better temporarily, they do nothing to halt this autoimmune attack. What’s necessary, instead, is to tame the autoimmune attack and restore balance to the immune system through diet and nutritional compounds. These principles are outlined in Dr. Labbe’s Amazon #1 Best Seller Thyroid and Menopause Madness, Why You Feel So Lousy, and What You Can do About It!