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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 »
Latest News by RCC-Fighter Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 May 2009 5:26pm Man, I thought previous college semesters kept me busy what with Algebra, Biology and English all at once. This Spring semester is managing to give the Fall semester a run for the top of the busy list. At least the "Honey-Do List" isn't getting much attention or I would be more frazzled. We went to get the results of the scans and lab ... Read on »
What's Working In My Current Regimen by Connie S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 3:23pm Chronic illness is a journey of peaks and valleys. When you're in a valley, symptoms flare and life sucks. When you're on a peak, your symptoms abate a little or a lot, your hope soars and you wonder for how long the good feeling is going to last. Since the beginning of October, I've been headed towards a peak, after several months of being in ... Read on »
thyroid & thyroid cancer, 101 by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Nov 2004 12:00am 1 Comment It was brought to my attention today that I use a lot of terms and abbreviations that are not familiar to anyone who hasn't had thyroid problems, or thyroid cancer. So I thought I would put together an entry of the most common terms and abbreviations I use. First, the thyroid is a little gland shaped like a butterfly on ... Read on »
Thyroiditis by Nathan M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:41pm I went and saw an endocrinologist on Thursday afternoon. He told me that I have what appears to be a simple inflammation of my thyroid. I guess this is not uncommon, and he made it seem like my kidney disease may have been the cause, though they could never tell for sure what caused it. You might be asking, what does the thyroid gland do? W ... Read on »
Older Women and Low Thyroid by Pam Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 10:08pm To recap my thyroid challenges for new readers; I was first told I was hypothyroid a few years ago and put on Armour Thyroid. It worked for a while but then my body developed resistance and I researched the reason and found that if your adrenals were low then treating the thyroid would not work. So I went on adrenal meds as well. I fe ... Read on »
Thyroid Cancer: A Lesson in What Can Go Wrong with Multiple Unnecessary Surgeries by Dr. Richard Guttler Medical Doctor Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 39 Y/O female has a lump found below her right ear. First problem. A excision biopsy was done by an ENT without any ultrasound, or fine needle biopsy. It was papillary thyroid cancer in a level 2 node. The patient was referred to an endocrinologist. He saw the results of the node biopsy, and told her she needed her thyroid out. Problem #2 There was ... Read on »
What Kind Of Damage Happens To Your Body After You Do A Hard Workout, Triathlon or Marathon? by bengreenfield Facebook Posted Thu 16 May 2013 10:06pm Have you ever wondered what your body looks like on the inside after you do a hard workout, triathlon or marathon? I decided to test it. Here’s how: I did back-to-back triathlons on one of the world’s toughest race courses (the Wildflower triathlon ). This brutal protocol consisted of a Half-Ironman on the first day, followed by a ... Read on »
Kellsey's Blood Work by myspecialks Posted Wed 11 Jan 2012 12:00am So Kellsey's neurologist called today with the results of her blood work that she had done last week. Beyond being very anemic, which we already knew, she also had extremely high thyroid levels. She's had her thyroid tested twice since she's been home with us because kids with Down syndrome are prone to hypothyroidism (low thyroid levels) but it ... Read on »
What Didn't Work by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted Sat 04 Jul 2009 11:26am I have pursued many different therapies and treatments in my search for better health.  Most of them were not helpful in addressing the underlying condition of my chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia however some provided temporary relief or had other benefits. Finding out what didn't work and how I responded to various treatments helped ... Read on »