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6 Sign and Symptoms of Thyroid Cancer to Look Out For

As with any form of cancer, early recognition is a crucial component of effective treatment. Thyroid cancer is the tenth most common form of cancer and affects one of the most important systems in the body. In order to identify …

9 Questions to Ask If You’ve Been Diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer

Being diagnosed with cancer is a difficult and stressful experience. When a patient is initially diagnosed with thyroid cancer there is a sudden rush of emotion and information that assaults their senses. This causes many patients to overlook the possibility …

What is Intermittent Fasting and Is It Safe for Thyroid Patients?

Dieting with a dynamic or unique strategy has become a popular practice. This has been facilitated by the impressive range of diet plans developed and honed over the past few years. Currently, one of the most popular diet plans is …

The Importance of Reverse T3 in Thyroid Function + RT3 Ratio Calculator

The thyroid is responsible for producing an impressive number of influential hormones that impact nearly every part of the body. Of these hormones, thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine (T3), and reverse triiodothyronine (RT3) are particularly important regarding not only the thyroid but …

How Long Does It Take to Feel Better on Thyroid Medication?

The thyroid influences nearly every cell in the body and regulates important functions that impact energy level, weight, and cognitive ability. In the presence of thyroid disease or thyroidal malfunction, a person can experience a wide range of long-lasting symptoms. …

How Thyroid Function Affects Pregnancy

There are many factors involved in safeguarding the early development of an unborn child during pregnancy. One of the most influential being hormone balance. Sadly, many are not aware of the powerful impact that hormones, specifically thyroid hormones, have during …

What Are The Essential Thyroid Tests?

Appropriately testing thyroid function is an essential part of effectively recognizing and treating thyroid disease such as hypothyroidism and autoimmune thyroid disorders. Unfortunately, it is common practice for the medical community at large to rely solely on one type of …

How I Manage Working With Hypothyroidism – A Guest Post From The Invisible Hypothyroidism

Living with hypothyroidism can sometimes affect your work life. It’s an aspect we often don’t talk about, and in my opinion don’t talk about enough, but there are many thousands of people out there struggling to maintain in employment with …

8 Common Thyroid Medication Mistakes to Avoid

Hypothyroidism, recognized as reduced or slowed thyroid function, is an increasingly common condition in the United States. Typically, hypothyroidism is treated through the use of thyroid hormone replacement medications. These drugs come in a variety of forms including: Levothyroxine/T4 (Brands …

Can Vitamins and Supplements Help Support Your Thyroid Function?

There are many factors that influence thyroid function with perhaps the most basic and essential being proper nutrition. Without an adequate supply of critical vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, the thyroid is simply incapable of producing the hormones necessary to …