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Can Thyroid Disease Cause a Hoarse Voice?

The thyroid regulates numerous bodily functions ranging from neurological activity to weight regulation. One of the many areas affected by the thyroid, and more specifically thyroid nodules, is the throat. Any sort of thyroidal disruption can influence speech, ability to …

Why Your Doctor Won’t Run a Full Thyroid Panel

Thyroid disease is a prolific problem that can cause daily dysfunction and difficulty. Sadly, many of those afflicted by a thyroid disorder are not even aware of it. A primary component of this problem is that many doctors are unwilling …

Is Bloodwork Enough to Assess Thyroid Health?

The thyroid is a complex system involving many factors spanning multiple regions of the body. Therefore, thoroughly testing the health, function, and activity of the thyroid requires investigation of the various factors involved. Unfortunately, the current standard for thyroid testing …

Can Thyroid Disease Cause Acne?

Seemingly random outbreaks and the clear physical effect of acne makes it a frustrating and oftentimes inopportune condition. In response to acne flare ups, most immediately turn to topical treatments such as creams and lotions to alleviate the undesired blemishes. …

How to Find an Online Thyroid Support Group and Why You Should

Thyroid conditions can be challenging, confusing, frustrating, and perhaps worst of all, lonely. Even though an estimated 20 million Americans suffer from thyroid disease, many do not have contact with or know others going through similar struggles. Without support from …

Are Medications Hindering Your Thyroid Health?

The thyroid gland is highly integrated with the rest of the body and has significant influence over numerous functions. Therefore, even mild disruption of the thyroid can result in various symptoms such as an erratic metabolism, weight fluctuations, cognitive difficulties, …

Can Thyroid Cancer Increase Your Risk of Other Malignancies?

Cancer in any form has a clear and oftentimes destructive effect. However, thyroid cancer distinguishes itself from others because it has an exceptionally insidious attribute. Recent research suggests that those with thyroid cancer may have a greater risk of contracting …

Is This Gut Bacteria The Cause of Thyroid-Related Autoimmune Dysfunction?

Many are aware that the gut contains over 70% of the body’s immune system. Therefore, it should not come as a surprise that intestinal function is closely related to autoimmune activity. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates that 23.5 …

Can a Thyroid Disorder Cause Mental Dysfunction?

The thyroid is an integral part of overall wellness and bodily function. Its influence spans across many areas including weight management, energy level, and even brain function. Because of its great interconnectivity, thyroid dysfunction can cause a wide range of …

How Glutathione Influences Thyroid Hormone Conversion

The thyroid is a complex system that is impacted by numerous factors. To properly influence areas of the body such as the metabolism, brain, and heart, certain processes must be maintained. A major area of importance is the conversion of …