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Whats the difference between the various synthetic thyroid hormones? by Krystal Plonski Posted Sun 01 May 2011 12:00am Levo-thyroxine - synthetically prepared levo-isomer of thyroxine (T4) - used for treatment of primary, secondary (pituitary), or tertiary (hypothalamic) hypothyroidism - Can be used in treatment/reduction of goiter - Preferred over thyroid and thyroglobulin because the hormonal content of levothyroxine is standardized and the d ... Read on »
Anti-TSH receptor antibodies by pathologystudent Posted Mon 30 Dec 2013 10:54am We just had our final exam in our pathology course, and someone had a good question on the following exam question: Which of the following is an autoimmune disease in which patients commonly make anti-TSH-receptor antibodies? A.  Hashimoto thyroiditis B.  Silent thyroiditis C.  DeQuervain thyroiditis D.  Fibrosing thyroiditis ... Read on »
When to Suspect Lyme by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:49am The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature. by John Bleiweiss, MD. The When To Suspect Lyme Disease essay: This essay, written by John D. Bleiweiss, M.D., in April, 1994 is very long, but also very comprehensive and helpful. Any doctor checking for Lyme disease would do well to read this essay first; any ... Read on »
When To Suspect Lyme Disease by Marjorie Tietjen Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 7:10pm By John D. Bleiweiss, M.D. Traditionally, the public has been advised to suspect Lyme (LD) if a round or oval, expanding, red rash develops 3-32 days after a deer tick bite associated with or followed by a flu-like illness. This limited description will apply to only some cases. About 50% of patients do not recall one or more of tick bit ... Read on »
Understanding Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism by BerryRipe Posted Sun 08 Sep 2013 10:27am The thyroid gland is one of the most important glands in the body as it controls metabolism and the supply of energy to the body. When the thyroid is in trouble it could mean only two things. There is an oversupply of the thyroid hormone or an under supply of it. Hyperthyroidism is a serious disease where the thyroid is ove ... Read on »
Diagnosis by Sonya N. Facebook Posted Sat 17 Oct 2009 12:00am Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 7:23pm I was just diagnosed with Lyme Disease and I am terrified for my life. I have been sick for just over 2 months. Never saw a tick, a bite, or a rash. So who knows when I was infected. I was riding my bike 4-5 days a week & walking 4-5 days a week and playing tennis for fun with my fiance until one ... Read on »
Suffering from a Low Thyroid? Naturally Restore Thyroid Function and Improve your Energy & Wellbeing by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 3 Comments For years, I've been plagued by a low thyroid disorder. I've also had chronic fatigue and adrenal fatigue syndrome and the two are linked to they thyroid. The glands in our bodies all work in a symbiotic unison and when one is off balance, most likely the others will be as well. I found balancing a good diet and supplementation I was able ... 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 »
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 »