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Sabyasachi Rakshit is involved in healthcare market research since 2010. He loves to write about various healthcare topics such as herbal medicines, alternative health etc.

What Is To Be Expected From An Enlarged Thyroid Problem?

Many people suffer from problems related to the malfunctioning of thyroid glands. Enlarged thyroid condition is also called or known as goitre. There can be several causes behind one’s goitre condition. An enlarged thyroid condition often causes throat pain to people. These affected people also have swallowing and breathing problems. Neck pain is also experienced …

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Low Thyroid Cure

What is Hypothyroidism or Low Thyroid? If you have been feeling fatigued or are inexplicably gaining weight, you may have a condition known as hypothyroidism. The thyroid gland is one of the largest endocrine glands and uses thyroid hormones, like triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), to manage the body’s energy levels, regulate its sensitivity to …

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Why Is Autoimmune Thyroid Disease Becoming More Common

There is compelling evidence that today’s thyroid epidemic is multi-factored, rather than due to chemical agents alone. In other words, various nonchemical factors might be combining with the chemical siege to cause our immune systems to make antibodies against our own thyroid glands. If you have a family history of low thyroid, diabetes, or other …

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Graves Disease – The Most Common Cause Of Hyperthyroidism

About 80 percent of all hyperthyroidism is caused by Graves’ disease, an autoimmune thyroid disease. Graves’ disease is the next most common autoimmune thyroid disease after Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. It is named after Robert James Graves, the nineteenthcentury Irish physician who published a description of three patients with this condition in 1835 in the London Medical …

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Thyrotoxicosis And Hyperthyroidism

Many thyroid patients—and even doctors—confuse two distinct terms: hyperthyroidism, which means “overactive thyroid gland,” and thyrotoxicosis, which means “too much thyroid hormone.” Hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis are cousins that often pass as twins. The overactive thyroid gland of hyperthyroidism classically causes too much thyroid hormone to be produced in your body. All the hyperthyroid symptoms you …

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Silent Thyroiditis

The silent form of thyroiditis is so named because it’s tricky to diagnose and often avoids detection until symptoms become severe. It is debatable whether this is a unique type of thyroiditis or a type of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis that is not associated with a goiter. Since most forms of autoimmune thyroiditis that present with lymphocytes …

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Postpartum Thyroiditis

Postpartum thyroiditis is a general label referring to silent thyroiditis after delivery, which causes mild hyperthyroidism, and a short-lived Hashimoto’s-type of thyroiditis that causes mild hypothyroidism. Women with thyroid peroxidase (TPO) antibodies are more likely to experience postpartum thyroiditis. Until quite recently, the mild hypothyroid and mild thyrotoxicosis symptoms were simply attributed to the symptoms …

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Riedels Thyroiditis

Riedel’s thyroiditis is the rarest form of thyroiditis. In this condition the thyroid gland is infiltrated by scar tissue throughout the gland, which binds it to surrounding portions of the neck. The thyroid will feel tender and become very hard like wood. Hence, the terms ligneous (woody) or fi brous (scar tissue) thyroiditis are also …

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Thyroid Eye Disease Treatment

A frustrating complication associated with autoimmune thyroid disorders is thyroid eye disease (TED). Thyroid eye disease tends to strike people with Graves’-related hyperthyroidism and sometimes even those suffering from Hashimoto’s disease. In clinical circles, TED is known by several different names: Graves’ ophthalmopathy (GO), thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy, and, infrequently, dysthyroid orbitopathy. (The pre? x ophthalmo- means …

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Depression or Anxiety Could It Be My Thyroid

Sadness Versus Depression The million-dollar question is whether you are just sad or depressed. Everyone experiences sadness, bad days, and bad moods. Feeling sad is not the same thing as depression. Sadness is characterized by sad feelings, whereas the main feature of depression is numbness. The main thing to remember about sadness versus depression is …

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Fatigue Sleep Disorder or Thyroid Disease

Normal Fatigue Lifestyle factors are largely responsible for most people’s fatigue. When hypothyroidism is added to normal fatigue, however, it can be overwhelming. In these cases, the lifestyle changes that can remedy normal fatigue can help you feel less fatigued while going through a bout of untreated hypothyroidism. Whether you’re euthyroid, hypothyroid, or thyrotoxic, for …

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Thyroid Disease After Sixty

Roughly 4 to 7 percent of people over age sixty are definitely hypothyroid. It’s also suspected that a much greater percentage of people over sixty have sub-clinical hypothyroidism that frequently goes unrecognized and untreated. Meanwhile, less than 1 percent of people over sixty suffer from hyperthyroidism. In either case, the symptoms of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism are different …

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Thyroid Disease And Fertility

Approximately 6.1 million couples experience infertility each year, according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). Surveys indicate about 15 percent of all couples will experience infertility at some time during their reproductive lives. When there are identi?able causes for infertility, it’s split evenly between male-factor and female-factor infertility. Roughly 20 percent of the …

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