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Drug-like Compound Stops Thyroid Overstimulation in Early NIH Studies by Medline Plus Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 7:16pm Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have identified a compound that prevents overproduction of thyroid hormone, a finding that brings scientists one step closer to improving treatment for Graves' disease. In Graves' disease, th ... Read on »
Thyroid issues and PPMDs by Atlanta Mom .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:17pm UGH- So on Tuesday my doc ran a thyroid test on me. Since I was diagnosed with Postpartum Thyroiditis in Jan. 08 and it had been a year (6 months longer than I should have waited for a re-test) he wanted to see if my condition had improved. Today I got the news that at a broad level I am still experiencing hyperthyroidism. I am kind of bummed. ... Read on »
Treating Hyperthyroidism: What Are Your Options? by InternalMed .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm HOLLY ATKINSON, MD: Hello and welcome to our webcast. I'm Dr. Holly Atkinson. Hyperthyroidism is a serious hormonal imbalance which can lead to weight loss, diarrhea, anxiety and other symptoms. Treatments are available and in most cases, they involve attacking the primary cause of hyperthyroidism, which a syndrome called "Grave's Disease," which a ... Read on »
PET BEQUESTS, THYROID DISEASES, AND ANIMAL CSI.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 28 Nov 2010 12:00am The long Thanksgiving holiday weekend has ended, most of you are getting back into your regular routines, and your dogs and cats are still wondering what actually happened over that 4-day period.  Did your pet travel with you?  Did you leave your pet in a kennel?  Did you include your pet in any of your holiday festivities?  Does your pet ... Read on »
HYPERTHYROIDISM, CATS ON A LEASH, WINTER TRAVEL TIPS.... by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 05 Dec 2010 12:00am Now that December has arrived, it's time to consider Helpful Buckeye's "Winter Travel Tips." Top 5 Winter Travel Tips A winter vacation can be a wonderful change of scenery for you and your dog. But like any trip, you must plan ahead and take certain precautions. Here are five simple things you can do to make winter travel with your ... Read on »
Iodine Induced Hyperthyroidism by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Tue 06 Sep 2011 9:23am Iodine Induced Hyperthyroidism by Jeffrey Dach MD The Strange Case of the Autonomous Thyroid  Nodule A young woman, Brenda,  was found to have a urinary iodine excretion of Zero (0) suggesting iodine deficiency.  Although she had been in the US for twenty years, she was born and grew up in a forei ... Read on »
What is your thyroid telling you? Part 2 by VidyaSury Facebook Posted Wed 22 Sep 2010 12:00am Continued from Part 1 Who Should Be Tested? Everyone should be screened for thyroid dysfunction every five years, beginning at age 35. People with symptoms or risk factors may need tests more often. Hypothyroidism more frequently affects women over age 60. Hyperthyroidism is also more common in women and in people over 60. A family histo ... Read on »
Glucomannan used to treat Hyperthyroid by Cassandra F. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:42pm 1 Comment Recently, I was directed toward a study of glucomannan treatment for hyperthyroid (high thyroid hormones). A woman has asked me if this fiber (glucomannan), is used to treat hyperthyroid, will it have negative consequences if used in women with hypothyroid (low)? The paper that I'm speaking of is this: "The Use of Konjac Glucomannan to L ... Read on »
Glucomannan used to treat Hyperthyroid by Cassandra F. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 20 Mar 2008 1:09pm Recently, I was directed toward a study of glucomannan treatment for hyperthyroid (high thyroid hormones). A woman has asked me if this fiber (glucomannan), is used to treat hyperthyroid, will it have negative consequences if used in women with hypothyroid (low)? The paper that I'm speaking of is this: "The Use of Konjac Glucomannan to Lower Ser ... Read on »
GRAVES’ DISEASE by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Fri 05 Mar 2010 12:00am Mar 05           Graves’ disease is one of the most common autoimmune diseases, affecting 13 million people and targeting women seven times as often as men.  Patients with Graves’ disease produce an excessive amount of thyroid hormone.  It is a type of autoimmune disease in ... Read on »