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Thyrotoxicosis & Thyroid Storm by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm Thyrotoxicosis refers to an elevated concentration of thyroid hormone as well as the related clinical manifestations. This is differentiated from thyroid storm, a life-threatening manifestation of thyrotoxicosis in which a markedly hypermetabolic state is present. Hyperthyroidism most commonly results from uncontrolled Graves disease, in which au ... Read on »
Natural Thyroid Storm Treatments by Bill .. Posted Thu 06 Jan 2011 1:04pm Natural thyroid storm treatments Thyroid Storm is a severe condition which affects only a small percentage of people with hyperthyroidism but there are Natural thyroid storm treatments. In fact, only about 1 to 2% of people with hyperthyroidism develop thyroid storm. However, for those people who do develop this conditio ... Read on »
Thyroid Hormone Resistance And Aspiration (Oh MY!) by Cori Sarno V. Posted Sat 29 May 2010 8:36am This has been a crazy few weeks. May 26 was Our Bundle of Joey's one year bloggiversary (it was also my 6th anniversary as a lawyer but these things have been lost on me these days as I have been consumed with Joey). I had hoped to have 100 posts by then and to do something special for the 100th bloggiversary post. God had different plans for ... Read on »
Tyler Stewarts Ironman CDA Race Report by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 1:22pm The last time I crossed the finish in first place in an Ironman was back in 2006 when I took the amateur title at the World Championships in Kona. That was my last race as an amateur and it’s been a long three years since then filled with lots of training, lots of travel, lots of illness, lots of laughs and lots of tears, but on Sunday it all ca ... Read on »
What is Thyrotoxicosis? by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Dec 2010 2:30am The term Thyroid Storm refers to Thyrotoxicosis which occurs when an excessive amount of thyroid hormone is dumped into the blood stream. This condition is life threatening and requires immediate medical assistance. Anyone experiencing a Thyroid Storm will be admitted to the hospitals critical care unit for intensive medical treatment. T ... Read on »
Iodine is Safe and Effective by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Wed 06 Apr 2011 7:38am Iodine is Safe and Effective by Jeffrey Dach MD Japanese Reactor Accident and Radiation Leak In the aftermath of the Japanese Earthquake and Reactor  Accident , reports of radiation leakage has spurred interest and demand for Iodine tablets as a preventive agent .   Iodine tablets prevent the uptake of radioactive I-131 by ... 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 »
A Chronic Illness Confessional by Keiko Zoll Health Impact Award Posted Tue 24 Jan 2012 3:38pm This is a difficult post to write today. Living with a chronic illness is not easy. This post isn’t about the Pain Olympics. I’m not here to say that one chronic illness is worse than another. It’s just like our infertility diagnoses; there isn’t truly one that’s “worse” than another because it’s such a relative term with the same resu ... Read on »
Surgery notes , to be always remembered by Ahmad.H Posted Tue 23 Mar 2010 12:00am Hernia Q. Define hernia Protrusion of any viscus from its normal cavity through an abdominal opening Q. What are the types of hernia ? Ans: Inguinal , umbilical , paraumbilical , femoral , incisional Q. What is the difference between direct and indirect inguinal hernia ? Ans: ... Read on »
Article Review: Revised EM Clerkship Curriculum by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Mon 14 Jun 2010 12:00am Last year, I was fortunate to be involved in a 1-year consensus group building exercise in revising the 2006 EM Clerkship Curriculum. Led by my friend Dr. David Manthey (Wake Forest), members of the Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine (CDEM) debated and went through seemingly an infinite number of drafts of the updated curriculum. ... Read on »