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Do I Need to Check the Thyroid Gland?

It is recommended to check the level of the pituitary hormones thyrotropin (TSH) and thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) several times a...

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Dealing with Hyperthyroidism

If you have been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism, you may need to make some behavioral and lifestyle changes to help manage your symptoms. Although these...


Subacute Thyroiditis

Subacute thyroiditis is an acute inflammatory disease of the thyroid caused by a virus. The disease is brought on by a viral infection of the respiratory...


Thyroid Disease in Men

In men, symptoms of  Thyroid Disease can be a faster heartbeat, a lump in the throat or choking, reproductive problems (impotence, reduced fertility)...


What Do Thyroid Hormones Do?

A lack of  thyroid hormones can slow down the metabolism by about 40%, while the excess of the hormones accelerates basic metabolism by 60% to 100% above the...


Hyperthyroidism and Its Causes

Hyperthyroidism refers to the increased function of the thyroid gland. This is an autoimmune disease that usually affects younger women and it is characterized...