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10 Things You (Likely) Don’t Know About Your Immune System by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:00pm Let’s see those lymph glands… Once the weather cools off, discussions shift from a run down of the pollen count and other allergens to the importance of shoring up the immune system. But what are we really talking about when we discuss the immune system and can we really fine-tune it to ward off illness? To enjoy these fun fac ... 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 »
Thyroids Gone Wild by Wendi Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Jul 2013 2:20pm We headed off to Dave’s 12 week appointment at the Hepatitis C clinic feeling a little unsure of things.  We didn’t know if we might catch a slightly judgmental attitude because he went off the treatment after they tried to help with the different GERD medication.  Dave had called Mita on Monday to let her know he had stopped the treatment agai ... Read on »
A new era of medicine has finally arrived... by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 17 Sep 2008 12:46am Just because you have a diagnosis doesn't mean you know what's really wrong with you! Don't believe that? I didn't used to, either! As a doctor, I was trained to believe that all people with the same diagnosis were the same.  That means, I thought that one person's asthma was the same as someone else's asthma and that depression was ... Read on »
Thyroid Concerns... by Qadoshyah Posted Sun 24 Apr 2011 3:00pm Since thyroid problems are commonly dealt with in people with Down syndrome, I thought I'd share an article a doctor wrote for our book . This doctor has dealt with quite a few people with Down Syndrome and thyroid problems. There is a lot more info in our book on the thyroid also :). Doc Don, Downs, and Hypothyroidism The Major Handicap ... Read on »
Subclinical Hypothyroidism: Why Aren't Our Doctors Talking About This? by Gabriella Kortsch Ph.D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Sep 2010 10:09am   Sub-clinical hypothyroidism means that your blood work appears to indicate that you have no thyroid-related issues. Your doctor has assured you that all is well. But you don't necessarily feel well, or you feel you have unexplained symptoms that no one is paying much attention to. There is controversy about this subject in the ... 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 »
Would you change what you eat if you considered food medicine? by Riva G. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:06am Want to get healthier? Eat better? Feel fitter? Have your “numbers” more in line with where they should be? Try this: look at what you eat as medicine, each morsel providing the nutrients that either increase your health or decrease it, because actually it does. I’m not advocating that you can’t eat a plate of French fries or a bowl of ice cream, ... Read on »
Obesity: Healthcare, Gov’t and the Private Sector by Adam Eskin Posted Fri 26 Feb 2010 12:38pm I have been absent from writing for the past few weeks, primarily for two reasons: (i) we have been extremely busy between ironing out the kinks at the new restaurant on 52nd St and trying to get the 17th St deal closed, and (ii) I have been feeling less inspired and a bit reticent to simply report t ... Read on »
The Thyroid vs. DH by Lisa LaMendola Posted Thu 14 Jan 2010 12:00am So anyone with DH knows that you have to restrict (or reduce) the amount of Iodine rich foods you consume because this can also contribute to the eruption of the skin (as can stress and gluten), but what do you do when you have a sluggish thyroid where you need more iodine to help it work properly but don't want to break out? Learn from the Gin ... Read on »