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Are You a Thyroid Patient Trying to Lose Weight?

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Weight loss can be a frustrating challenge for many thyroid patients. Here are resources that can help you succeed. 

Thyroid Disease Spotlight10

South American Herbs and Autoimmune Disease

A look at South American herbs and autoimmune disease, featuring Dr. Viana Muller of Whole World Botanicals.

Can Hypothyroidism Be Treated Naturally?

Can you use natural treatments for hypothyroidism? A look at natural thyroid drugs, and non-drug holistic and natural approaches for an underactive thyroid.

Melatonin, Your Thyroid, and Hormones

Researchers suggest that melatonin is more than a sleep supplement, but can help with menopause, adrenal and thyroid hormone balance.

Top 10 Signs That You May Have a Thyroid Problem

As many as 59 million Americans have thyroid problems, and the majority are not yet diagnosed. Do you have undiagnosed hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism or other thyroid condition? The top 10 signs that you may have a thyroid problem are summarized in this article, including muscle and joint pain, neck enlargement and discomfort, hair loss, skin changes, bowel problems, menstrual irregularities, fertility problems, fatigue, depression and anxiety, cholesterol and weight changes.

The Paleo Diet - A Thyroid Warning

While many aspects of Paleo may benefit thyroid patients, one aspect of the diet -- eliminating salt -- may trigger unexpected thyroid problems.

Virus Epidemic Affecting U.S. Pigs, Natural Desiccated Thyroid Prices Rise

A viral epidemic is affecting the pig supply in the U.S. and causing prices of pork to rise. At the same time, the cost of some thyroid drugs made from pigs is also experiencing dramatic price increases.

5 Ways to Get The Best Thyroid and Health Information

5 ways to use the Internet - whether by computer or smartphone -- to get health and thyroid information.

Understanding Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism - an underactive thyroid - is reviewed, including the causes, diagnosis, conventional and holistic treatment approaches.

Lobectomy Sufficient for Small Papillary Thyroid Cancers

A lobectomy - partial removal of the thyroid gland - appears to be as effective as a total thyroidectomy -- in treating cancerous nodules under 4 mm.

New Drug Helps Radioactive Iodine-Resistant Thyroid Cancer

A new drug, lenvatinib may help the 5 to 15 percent of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer who don't respond to radioactive iodine treatment

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