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Genetics Home Reference: Hashimoto thyroiditis by Posted Tue 23 Jul 2013 10:28am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed July 2013 What is Hashimoto thyroiditis? Hashimoto thyroiditis is a condition that affects the fun ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Genetics Home Reference: Graves disease by Posted Tue 23 Jul 2013 10:28am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed July 2013 What is Graves disease? Graves disease is a condition that affects the funct ... Read on »
My thyroid in all its bloated glory by stipeygirl75 Posted Fri 08 Jan 2010 12:00am This is a view of my neck when my head is tipped back, you can see the enlarged thyroid and how it is really puffed out on the right side. Read on »