Treatment for a Parathyroid Adenoma with Parathyroidectomy You can ask any medical authority about the condition known as parathyroid disease or hyperparathyroidism (they are usually one and the same), and what you will discover is that most would recommend the removal of the affected parathyroid gland. The human body has four of these glands located behind the thyroid gland. … [Read more...] about Treatment for a Parathyroid Adenoma with Parathyroidectomy
Symptoms of Thyroid Disease The symptoms of thyroid disease are going to vary from one person to the next. The symptoms depend on the type of thyroid problem. Thyroid hormone imbalance may be due to hypothyroidism - an underactive thyroid, or hyperthyroidism - an overactive thyroid. For both conditions, the symptoms may develop over a variable time frame. Many of the symptoms … [Read more...] about What Are the Symptoms of Thyroid Diseases?
The thyroid gland is one of the most important glands in the body. It produces the hormones that regulate the body’s metabolism. There are two primary hormones that this gland produces, T3 and T4. These hormones are important because they affect the conduct of every single cell in the human body; therefore, it is not difficult to see why thyroid function must be in proper w … [Read more...] about Thyroid Function
It’s so easy to blame your thyroid for those extra 10 or 15 pounds. An underactive thyroid, referred to medically as hypothyroidism, can lead to unexplained weight gain, fatigue, constipation, brittle nails, dry skin, joint and muscle pain, depression, memory loss and a puffy face. Hypothyroidism is a condition that’s common in women, especially those over the age of 60. But … [Read more...] about Gained a Few – How to Know If Your Thyroid is to Blame
Do you have a parathyroid disorder? Are you considering surgery? Are you wondering what your parathyroid surgeon will put you through? Here’s a little information to answer some of your questions and get you started. Firstly, what are the parathyroids? They’re four small glands attached to the back of the thyroid gland, which itself is located between the collarbone and the A … [Read more...] about What Your Parathyroid Surgeon Has Planned