How to identify symptoms of thyroid disorders Thyroid disorders are a common medical problem. The thyroid gland is responsible for producing thyroid hormones. These hormones regulate how our bodies use their metabolism. In America alone, more than 25 million people suffer from thyroid disorders and similar tallies can be found in most Western countries. Some medical … [Read more...] about Could I Have Symptoms of Thyroid Disorders?
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Thyroid Disease in Women - the Signs What is thyroid disease? And which signs of thyroid disease in women develop first? These are important questions, especially if you’re dealing with problems you suspect may be caused by your thyroid gland. Following are a few answers to get you started. First, thyroid disease is any one of several conditions afflicting the thyroid gland. T … [Read more...] about Signs of Thyroid Disease in Women
What Is the Thyroid Gland? People often ask us 'what is the thyroid gland.' The thyroid gland is one of the most important glands in the human body. If it doesn’t function properly, we can suffer from energy problems, weight fluctuations, mental health issues, sweating, fatigue, baldness, among many other symptoms. Thyroid gland function The thyroid is one of the body’s eigh … [Read more...] about What is the Thyroid Gland?
Dr Michael Barakate graduated from Medicine (UNSW) in 1996 and completed his Master of Surgery degree (U.Syd) in 2003. Michael's surgical experience includes dual fellowships from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in General Surgery and Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Michael has an ongoing commitment to patient care, research and teaching in Otolaryngology, … [Read more...] about Thyroid and Parathyroid Specialist