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Swollen thyroid by stipeygirl75 Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 12:00am I am sort of freaking out right now. This week I started getting a swollen feeling in my neck area. It feels like my throat is "tight" and I can't swallow. Also when I swallow it feels like things are getting stuck on the way down. Also, if I feel stressed it feels like it tightens up even more and I keep wanting to swallow constantly! I Googl ... 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 »
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 »
Genetics Home Reference: Hashimoto thyroiditis by nih.gov 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
What is anaplastic thyroid cancer by rita359 Posted Sun 03 Feb 2013 1:56pm Anaplastic thyroid cancer is a very rare form of thyroid cancer, which is one of the most aggressive forms of cancer and unfortunately is often lethal.  This type of cancer, also known as undifferentiated thyroid cancer, thankfully is the case in only 1-2% of all cases of thyroid cancer.  It usually develops in older people, over the age of 60, ... Read on »