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Category Archives: Thyroid

Is Thyroid Dysfunction the Cause of Your Diabetes?

Recent studies suggest that both conditions have mutual influence regarding development of the other. Because of this, having a thorough understanding of both thyroid disease and diabetes, and how they affect one another may provide greater insight into effective methods …

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The Most Common Causes of Fatigue, Depression and Inability to Lose Weight

At a certain point in life, many people, both men and women, may begin to feel overwhelmed by fatigue, stress, weight gain, and depression. Getting up in the morning and moving through the day becomes a chore with an ever-growing …

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Can Thyroid Disease Cause Hair Loss? + Tips for Hair Growth

The powerful influence of the thyroid can be seen in many areas including skin and hair health. If you are concerned about hair loss, read on to learn about the impact of thyroid disease and what can be done to …

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How Your Tongue Gives You Clues to the Health of Your Thyroid

Symptoms such as enlargement, cracking, or coating of the tongue can indicate thyroidal imbalances, deficiencies, and malfunctions. Being able to interpret signs of dysfunction that appear on the tongue may help you better identify and subsequently treat thyroid disease. What …

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Everything You Need to Know About a Thyroidectomy

Having a better understanding of what a thyroidectomy is, what conditions may require a thyroidectomy, and what to expect during and after the procedure can help improve thyroid awareness and limit surgery-related trepidation. What is a Thyroidectomy? A thyroidectomy is …

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How to Do A Thyroid Neck Check at Home

One of the best methods of combating thyroid cancer is through early detection. Unfortunately, markers of thyroid cancer can be challenging to spot if an individual does not know how to see them. Learning how to do a thyroid neck …

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How Thyroid Cancer Increases Your Risk for Other Cancers

It is often the case that thyroid cancer patients are not informed of this potential threat. Those impacted by thyroid cancer must be made aware not only of the immediate risks of the condition but the danger that remains after …

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Tips for Coping with a Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis

Each case of thyroid cancer is different as is each patient’s emotional response to it. If you or someone close to you has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer it is important that you find a healthy coping method that works …

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4 More Things You Need to Know About Thyroid Cancer

The thyroid gland is located in the neck and is vital to overall health and well-being. The thyroid produces hormones and regulates the activity of virtually every cell in the body. Thyroid cancer is a result of malignant cells and …

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What You Need to Know About Thyroid Cancer

The information in this article will define the multiple forms of thyroid cancer, present the various signs and indicators used in diagnosis, and highlight some of the current treatment methods. What is the Thyroid? The thyroid is a small but …

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