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Thinking ' by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:10pm (photo of an actual human brain is courtesy of BODIES...The Exhibition) While I was in NYC to watch my friend operate, I also took my little reporter's notebook to BODIES...The Exhibition, which features pres cadavers, with many of their organ systems on display. They also had some yummy exh ... Read on »
Buy local, get a goiter by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 03 Apr 2009 11:11pm The notion of buying food locally--" buy local"--i.e., food produced in your area, state, or region, is catching on. And for good reason: Not only do you support your local economy, buying locally saves energy, since food doesn't have to be transported from South America or other faraway locations. But what about those of us in the Midwes ... Read on »
Goiter and the Golden Medical Discovery by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 17 May 2009 10:10pm Thick neck, or goitre . . . consists of an enlargement of the thyroid gland, which lies over and on each side of the trachea, or windpipe, between the prominence known as "Adam's apple" and the breast bone. The tumor gradually increases in front and laterally, until it produces great deformity, and often interferes with respiration and the act ... 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 »
Goiter, goiter everywhere by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 20 May 2009 9:26am 1 Comment The results of the recent Heart Scan Blog poll are in. The question: Do you used iodized salt? The responses: Yes, I use iodized salt every day 94 (28%) Yes, I use iodized salt occasionally 56 (16%) No, I do not use any iodized salt 41 (12%) No, I use a non-iodized salt (sea salt, Kosher) 126 (37%) ... Read on »
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 »
Signs & Symptoms of Graves' Disease by Med RX Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common signs and symptoms of Graves' Disease: Blurred vision Breathlessness Brittle hair Bulging eyes Conjunctival edema Double vision Enlarged thyroid gland Eye changes Eye inflammation Frequent bowel movements Goiter Heat intolerance Heat sensitivity High blood pressure H ... Read on »
Why I Need to Know About Alternatives to Surgery for my Large Simple Goiter by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm There are not many therapy alternatives to surgery if you have a goiter. The large goiter may be causing obstructive symptoms, or harbor a cancer. The obstructive component can be evaluated by MR, and pulmonary function testing, including flow loop to see if there is any upper airway obstruction. Any suspicious nodules found on ultrasound need t ... Read on »
“Crazy” Outtakes, Part 7: Narcissism, Weed, Booze and Goiters by Dr. Rob Dobrenski Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sun 27 Mar 2011 2:48pm Click here if this is your first time visiting the Crazy Outtakes section of the site. I believe this was written in 2005. It originally began as a chapter about working with Narcissist Personality Disorder and how challenging the work can be. It was also a caveat to therapists about taking unadulterated pleasure in the outlandishness o ... Read on »
"Help keep your family goiter free" by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 01 May 2009 10:09pm People ask, "If I need iodine, should I go back to iodized salt?" First of all, how did this notion of iodized salt originate? In 1924, J. Edgar Hoover was appointed head of the FBI, Marlon Brando and Doris Day were born, and Calvin Coolidge was elected President of the United States. Half of American households had a car, while 1 in 4 Am ... Read on »