Have you experienced sudden weight loss, irregular or rapid heartbeat, increased appetite, trembling, sweating, anxiety and irritability, sensitivity to heat, and changes in bowel patterns? Together with sleep problems, fatigue, changes in menstrual patterns, thinning of skin, brittle hair, and neck goitres, any of these may be signs of an overactive thyroid. What is the … [Read more...] about Is Your Thyroid Overactive?
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The 3 Main Types of Thyroid Cancer Surgery The majority of patients who develop thyroid cancer elect to have thyroid cancer surgery. This may require for the patient to have part, or all, of their thyroid removed. The particular type of surgery that a patient has is going to depend largely upon their age, the specific type of thyroid cancer they have, their general … [Read more...] about Thyroid Cancer Surgery
The effects of Hypothyroidism If you are suffering from hypothyroidism and the symptoms of underactive thyroid, then you are most likely on the hunt for information regarding your new diagnosis. The good news is that hypothyroidism is not life threatening, but the symptoms of the disease can seriously affect your ability to enjoy life on a day-to-day basis. In its most basic … [Read more...] about Hypothyroidism and the Symptoms of Underactive Thyroid
Thyroid Problems Can Affect the Entire Body In the past few decades, doctors have discovered an incredible variety of symptoms and negative health effects that can be attributed to one small body part located in the human neck. This body part is known as the thyroid, an important gland that is significant in controlling healthy metabolic functions. Thyroid problems can cause … [Read more...] about Thyroid Problems
Learning about Parathyroid Surgery What is parathyroid surgery and why is it a treatment option for you? If you’re suffering from parathyroid disease and you’re considering parathyroid surgery, it’s important to gather all the information you can. First, what are the parathyroid glands? These organs, about the size of a single grain of rice, are attached to the back of your … [Read more...] about Learning about Parathyroid Surgery