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Naltrexone & Weight Loss: What Should You Expect?

Naltrexone is a chemical initially synthesized in 1963 and patented thereafter by the pharmaceutical company Endo Laboratories in 1967.  It is considered a substituted derivative of oxymorphone in that the tertiary amine methyl-constituent is replaced with an allyl group (specifically an N-cyclopropylmethyl group) – or a longer chain of carbon atoms.  It was initially approved …

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Armour Thyroid & Weight Loss: How It May Occur

Armour Thyroid is a porcine-derived thyroid hormone replacement commonly administered as a treatment for hypothyroidism.  In addition, it is regularly prescribed as an intervention for goiters (enlarged thyroid glands), nodular thyroid disease, and thyroid cancer – due to the fact that it is capable of reducing TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) concentrations.  Unlike synthetically engineered thyroid …

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