Thyroid basics - from anatomy, hormone production, common disorders and quick tips.
Basics about Thyroid Disease Symptoms
This article, gives a general list of the main symptoms for both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
Basics about Thyroid Nodules
Thyroid nodules affect approximately 10% of the population, being far more common in people with thyroid autoimmunity and other types of thyroid diseases. There are a number of common terms used to identify different types of thyroid nodules, including those that may contain cancer cells.
Could You Have a Thyroid Imbalance?
Thyroid imbalance is a common disorder. Physicians often rely solely on blood tests to determine thyroid function, instead of listening to the very real complaints of patients. Know the symptoms of a malfunctioning thyroid to help address your concerns with your doctor.
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Men Get Thyroid Disease Too!
While thyroid disease affects women at least five times more often than men, this still puts the number of men who suffer at a significant number that is in the millions. In this article I relate information I shared with a male thyroid patient. I also listed for him famous male thyroid patients.
Thyroid disease often comes with many frustrating physical and emotional symptoms. Taking time to appreciate the good things in life and understanding the big picture from a new perspective can be helpful to the healing process.
The information provided on the Thyroid Health site on Bella Online is for information and educational purposes only and may not be interpreted as medical advice.
Stress Management for Thyroid Patients
Medical research articles associate chronic stress with triggering the onset of certain diseases. Some conclusions have established the connection of stress to autoimmune thyroid diseases. This article I co-authored with my daughter, addresses the subject of stress management.
Symptoms from Thyroid Autoimmunity
This article is another look at the fact that "thyroid autoimmunity", which is the process whereby antibodies from the immune system attack the thyroid are a factor in causing symptoms. Symptoms & inflammation from thyroid antibodies can occur even when thyroid hormone levels are abnormal.
T-4 to T-3 Thyroid Hormone Conversion
There is a problem that can occur in a small percent of hypothyroid patients, being treated with T-4 hormone therapy, referred to as "inadequate conversion of T-4 to T-3". This can mean they need a hormone replacement medication containing both T-4 and T-3 thyroid hormone.
Ten Thyroid Tips
When your thyroid is healthy so are you. Review a list of tips to improve the health of your thyroid. Safe drinking water, avoiding toxic halogens, and healthy diet choices are important considerations to keeping you healthy.
The Antibodies that Cause Thyroid Diseases
This articles gives some description and explanation for the thyroid antibodies that cause both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
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Learn the basics about thyroid gland in the human body. Where is the thyroid gland located, what does it do, how do you know if it is working properly, and what are the basic symptoms it isn't working properly? Iodine deficiency is a common source of thyroid issues.
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