Janie A. Bowthorpe, the author of the groundbreaking book Hashimoto's: Taming the Beast, is an internationally known thyroid patient activist, author, editor, contributor, creator of the huge informational website stopthethyroidmadness.com, blogger, facebook page owner for Stop the Thyroid Madness, discussion groups owner, speaker, educator, and thyroid health coach. Bowthorpe has single-handedly presented years of reported patient experiences and wisdom for thyroid patients alike. She is instrumental in changing lives of hypothyroid and Hashimoto's patients all over the world with her information, as well as changing the way a growing body of medical professionals practice. She has been interviewed numerous times and in turn, contributed much.
"Janie has a wonderful way of presenting information so that any reader can understand it. To have a Hashimoto's book written from the patient's perspective is so helpful, and so needed today. I can't recommend it enough! I plan to hand it to every Hashimoto's patient I have, as the amount of research Janie has done makes it very user friendly." -Kelly A. Busby DO, IFMCP (Doctor of Osteopathy and Functional Medicine Physician)