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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 »
Womenshealth.gov Hashimoto's Disease Facts by Ciara .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 01 Jan 2011 12:12am 1 Comment Most of those who know me, know that I have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. I thought I would share these facts that put out in regards to Hashimoto's Disease. What is Hashimoto's disease? Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. It also is called Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (theye-royd-EYET-uhss). The thyroid is a ... Read on »
Autoimmune Thyroid Disease by thiroid pills Posted Mon 06 Dec 2010 8:31pm There are two different autoimmune diseases in which an immune system dysfunction targets the thyroid - Graves' disease and Hashimoto's disease. In the United States, the vast majority of thyroid patients are either hypothyroid or hyperthyroid due to an autoimmune disease. Hashimoto's disease is the most common form of thyroiditis, an ... Read on »
Selenium, Iodine and Autoimmune Hashimoto's Thyroiditis by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Wed 14 Sep 2011 9:33am Hashmotos, Selenium and Iodine, Part Two A previous article (Part One) discussed Selenium for Hashimoto's thyroiditis with four clinical studies showing antibody levels decreasing after selenium supplementation.   This article is Part Two of this series, further discussing the role of Iodine ... Read on »
I have just been diagnosed with Hashimotos what do I do now? by rhagmeyerdc Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 10:59pm 1 Comment I Have Just Been Diagnosed with Hashimoto’s What do I do NOW?  Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (HAIT or HT), also known as autoimmune thyroiditis, is a T-cell mediated (Th-1) autoimmune inflammatory condition (Phenekos et al, 2004), in which the body produces antigens that attack its own thyroid gland. The symptoms are generally the same as for other f ... Read on »
Can thyroid disease run in families? by pathologystudent Posted Thu 17 Mar 2011 4:05pm Q. I was just wondering if you knew of any hereditary component to thyroid problems. Both my sister and I were diagnosed with hypothyroidism in high school and my dad was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. A. Yes, there is definitely a hereditary component to thyroid disease. Both the most common cause of hypothyroidism (Hashimoto’s) ... Read on »
Hot vs. cold thyroid nodules by pathologystudent Posted Sun 18 Mar 2012 11:17pm Q. Can you please explain the difference between “hot” and “cold” thyroid nodules? A. “Hot” and “cold” nodules are terms used to describe findings on a a radioactive iodine uptake scan. In this test, the patient is given a small amount of radioactive iodine, usually in pill form, and then the thyroid is scanned using a scintillation ... Read on »
Thyroid.About.Com, the Source for Dangerous Thyroid Information has Done it Again. Now You Don't Need an Endocrinologist at All! by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 3 Comments The about.thyroid.com website, for alternative medical information has reached a new low. Patients with thyroid disease should NOT see an endocrinologist or thyroidologist. The post claims that "thyroid friendly" alternative types will listen to the patient and give them therapy based on symptoms, rather than hard thyroid hormone blood studies. The ... Read on »
Thyroid.About.Com, the Source for Dangerous Thyroid Information has Done it Again. Now You Don't Need an Endocrinologist at All! by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm 2 Comments The about.thyroid.com website, for alternative medical information has reached a new low. Patients with thyroid disease should NOT see an endocrinologist or thyroidologist. The post claims that "thyroid friendly" alternative types will listen to the patient and give them therapy based on symptoms, rather than hard thyroid hormone blood studies. T ... Read on »
Selenium for Hashimotos Thyroiditis by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Sat 07 Nov 2009 3:26pm Selenium for Hashimoto's Thyroiditis by Jeffrey Dach MD Susan had Hashimoto's thyroiditis, an autoimmune thyroid disorder that causes fatigue, puffy face and muscle weakness.  For the past year, she had been going to another doctor who started her on thyroid medication, and che ... Read on »