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I'm old. But it's not as bad as I thought it was. by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted Sun 20 May 2012 12:00am For the last few months, I've been feeling pretty run-down.  I've been having a much tougher time staying awake all night at my part-time job, to the point where I was trying to decide if I should put in my notice before I end up getting fired for dozing off (I decided I need the income for as long as it's available).....I was getting up at 4a ... Read on »
I'm old. But it's not as bad as I thought it was. by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted Sun 20 May 2012 5:55am For the last few months, I've been feeling pretty run-down.  I've been having a much tougher time staying awake all night at my part-time job, to the point where I was trying to decide if I should put in my notice before I end up getting fired for dozing off (I decided I need the income for as long as it's available).....I was getting up at 4am t ... Read on »
Why a General Endocrinologist Should Not be your Thyroid Doctor by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 10-15 years ago, a referral for thyroid second opinion from an internist, and from a general endocrinologist would show that the endocrinologist knew more about the thyroid condition than the internist. Sadly, it is not the case today. With diabetes and general medicine taking up the majority of the waking hours for the endocrinologist, there is no ... 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 »
Thyroid ultrasound by stipeygirl75 Posted Mon 21 Dec 2009 12:00am My naturopath confirmed what I was afraid of on Friday - my thyroid is ENLARGED! She didn't really say what could have caused it. She said they'll try to schedule an ultrasound of my thryoid for sometime this week - the week of Christmas, yay! Just what I wanted to do for the holidays :-/ Also my little secret "stash" of Armour thyroid is now ... Read on »
Death by Lettuce Beginnings by robs723 Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Mar 2010 12:00am Another quite ancient post that I found deep in the recesses of my hard drive. This is from August/Septemberish 2007 I think. A lot of this is probably gonna sound pretty familiar, particularly the last paragraph. But really, I wrote it all a year before I even thought of starting this blog. This was actually meant to be the start of my book ... Read on »
Iodine Induced Graves' Disease Why Treat with Iodine? by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 7:01pm 1 Comment 48 Y/O Female with hypothyroidism was treated with iodine pills and T3 cytomel. While on high dose T3 and iodine, she developed double vision and pop eye on the right. MR= swollen eye muscles=Graves Eye Disease.The patient was hyperthyoid on examination. The thyroid was enlarged, firm, and Ultrasound showed Graves'firestorm blood flow. The iodine w ... Read on »
Iodine Treats Breast Cancer, Overwhelming Evidence by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 13 Nov 2009 1:25pm 1 Comment Dr. David Brownstein Reports Spontaneous Regression of Breast Cancer After Iodine In his Iodine book, David Brownstein MD reports three cases of spontaneous regression of breast cancer after iodine supplementation.(1)(page 63) The first patient, Joan a 63 year old English teach ... Read on »
What is Thyroid Cancer Ultrasound Lymph Node Mapping, and why do I need to have one BEFORE my Cancer Surgery? by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 6 Comments Prior to the new approach to thyroid cancer, the radio-iodine whole body scan WBS, was the mainstay of diagnostic cancer studies. Along came highly sensitive cancer markers, Thyroglobulin TG, and the TG antibody. The WBS was poor at detecting recurrence. The addition of the newer high frequency ultrasound was better at finding recurrences, than the ... Read on »
FYI: Thyroid Cancer by Ciara .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 08 Oct 2008 7:19pm Last month was Thyroid Cancer Awareness month and would you know that I forgot write a post. Never fear. It's not too late to let you in on some interesting thyroid facts and how you can do a thyroid check at home. Here is some information I have gotten from a thyroid newsletter written by Mary Shomon at thyroid.about.com : The American ... Read on »