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How Important is The Thyroid Gland? by WisdomThatHeals Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm The thyroid gland is located just below the larynx in the neck. It differs from other endocrine glands because it stores the hormones that it produces for future use rather than excreting them into the bloodstream for immediate use. The hormones produced by the thyroid, Thyroxine (T4) and Triiodothyronine (T3), are responsible for stimulating ... Read on »
Thyroid nodule by Ahmad.H Posted Sat 25 Sep 2010 12:00am Hello, Today's topic will be about "Thyroid nodule". First let me give a brief introduction about the thyroid gland.  The thyroid gland is the biggest gland in the neck. It's function is to secrete hormones responsible for regulating the body's metabolism. It is situated in the front of the neck, below the larynx. The gland consists of tw ... Read on »
Hypothyroidism - How Your Thyroid Can Make You Sick, Tired and Overweight? by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 11:57pm 40 Comments Are you one of the 30 million women and 15 million men who have a chronic medical problem that is both under-diagnosed and under-treated? Are you suffering from vague symptoms that you think are normal parts of life, such as fatigue, feeling sluggish in the morning, and having trouble with your memory, concentration, or focus? Do you have d ... Read on »
Hypothyroidism - How Your Thyroid Can Make You Sick, Tired and Overweight… by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:06am 4 Comments Are you one of the 30 million women and 15 million men who have a chronic medical problem that is both under-diagnosed and under-treated? Are you suffering from vague symptoms that you think are normal parts of life, such as fatigue, feeling sluggish in the morning, and having trouble with your memory, concentration, or focus? Do you have d ... Read on »
Thyroid Disease is Finally Confirmed by Vickie Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Dec 2013 4:48pm It has taken me a long time to reach this point. I don't really know how I feel about it all . . . just yet. The additional tests that the first nurse practitioner ran came back quite abnormal. But I didn't hear from her until I chased her down a couple of weeks later. She was very confused and was trying to figure it out on her own. In the ... Read on »
Pituitary gland tumours by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm 2 Comments This information is about tumours of the pituitary gland. Although pituitary tumours are classified as brain tumours they have very few similarities to other types of brain tumour. Much of our general information about brain tumours will not be appropriate for people with pituitary tumours, although you may still wish to read it. ... Read on »
Practical Prevention --Thyroid D... by Jeff C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 6:21pm Practical Prevention --Thyroid Disease by Elizabeth Smoots, MD Thyroid Trouble: More Common Than You Might Think Over the years I've met many people with thyroid disease. It's probably the most frequent hormone problem I deal with as a family physician. It's also one of the most under-diagnosed and under-treated diseases in America toda ... Read on »
Medical Glossary by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Below is a compiled list of medical terms relate to diseases of the pancreas, procedures, and other essential definitions. A Adenocarcinoma A cancer that develops in the lining or inner surface of an organ. More than 95 percent of prostate cancers are adenocarcinoma. Adjuvant Therapy Treatment that is giv ... Read on »
Thyroid Concerns... by Qadoshyah Posted Sun 24 Apr 2011 3:00pm Since thyroid problems are commonly dealt with in people with Down syndrome, I thought I'd share an article a doctor wrote for our book . This doctor has dealt with quite a few people with Down Syndrome and thyroid problems. There is a lot more info in our book on the thyroid also :). Doc Don, Downs, and Hypothyroidism The Major Handicap ... Read on »
Hair loss and the thyroid - is there a connection by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm What is thyroid disease? A thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located in the lower part of the neck. The gland produces hormones that are released by thyroids called Triodothyronine, (t3), and thyroxin, (t4).There are two kinds of thyroid disease relevant to hair loss, Hyperthyroidism, and hypothyroidism. Both hyperthyroidism and ... Read on »