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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 »
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 »
Study Verifies Link Between Celiac & Thyroid Disease by Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 10:11am Research to better understand celiac disease is underway around the globe. With each published study we learn more about how the autoimmune disease affects patients and how groundbreaking therapies may, in the near future, make it easier to manage a gluten-free diet. This fall there was one study in particular that peaked my interest. ... Read on »
Thyroid Reference by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 04 Dec 2008 10:19am The Board of Endocrinology changed the range of appropriate TSH levels in January of 2003. The appropriate range was .035-5.00 but is now .035-3.00. Anyone having a TSH over 3.00 is considered to have hypothyroidism and should be treated. Anyone between 2.00 and 3.00 with symptoms should be suspect and considered for treatment. If you have sym ... 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 »
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 »
FDA Approves New Treatment for Rare Form of Thyroid Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Thu 07 Apr 2011 3:02pm FDA approves new treatment for rare form of thyroid cancer Vandetanib is first drug approved for medullary thyroid cancer The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved vandetanib to treat adult patients with late-stage (metastatic) medullary thyroid cancer who are ineligible for surgery and who have disease that is g ... 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 »
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 »
Combat Hypothyroidism with Thyax by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm Thyax can help your thyroid be healthy WHOE xperiences Hypothyroidism? Causes of hypothyroidism The cause of hypothyroidism is the result of several factors, including underlying conditions. These include; Hashimoto's Thyroiditis: This is the most common cause of hypothyroidism and is categorized as an inherited conditio ... Read on »