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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Why are we so sick? by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Sep 2009 10:55pm Why are we so sick? The words "Pesticide. Herbicide. Bactericide. Fungicide. Insecticide. Homicide. Genocide. Suicide" - should give you a clue. What makes them alike? They all are ways to DESTROY/KILL! After generations of trying unsuccessfully to remove bacteria, mold, weeds, insects, arachnids, rodents and many other pest problems from ou ... Read on »
Why are you so sick? by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:19pm After generations of trying unsuccessfully to remove bacteria, mold, weeds, insects, arachnids, rodents and many other pest problems from our homes, buildings, yards, pets, fields, orchards, and groves; we still are continuing to only use/misuse many different volatile pesticide POISONS to try to take care of these pest problems. Now, these dangero ... Read on »