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Hypothyroidism
Information on hypothyroidism, an underactive or low thyroid, and the autoimmune condition Hashimoto's Disease, and the treatments, including thyroid hormone replacement drugs like Synthroid.

Thyroid Symptoms and Continuing Problems
Information on various thyroid symptoms, as well as continuing problems that may be seen, despite diagnosis and treatment.

Starting Point: Gen'l/Intro Information
General and introductory information to start your search for more knowledge about thyroid disease diagnosis, treatments and support.

Thyroid Drugs/Medications
Information on thyroid drugs, including Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid, Armour, Cytomel, Tapazole, PTU, and other thyroid hormone replacement and antithyroid drugs.

Diet & Weight Loss w/ Thyroid Disease
Web links featuring information on weight loss, diet and nutrition and their relationship to thyroid disease, with special focus on the difficulties losing weight with hypothyroidism, and conventional and alternative diets, supplements, and approaches to help you effectively lose weight.

Hyperthyroidism/Graves' Disease
Information on hyperthyroidism, an overactive thyroid, and the autoimmune condition Graves' Disease, and the treatments, including radioactive iodine (RAI), and antithyroid drugs like Tapazole and PTU.

Tests for Thyroid Disease
Information about tests to diagnose thyroid disease, including the TSH, T4, T3, TRH and thyroid uptake tests.

Cancer/Papillary/Medullary/Follicular
Web links featuring information on thyroid cancer diagnosis, including assessing suspicious nodules, thyroid biopsy and surgery, and treatment for anaplastic, follicular, medullary and papillary thyroid cancer.

Alternative/Holistic Approaches
Web links featuring alternative, holistic, complementary and natural medicine information on thyroid disease diagnosis, treatment, drugs, and alternative medicine approaches to help you live well.

Pregnancy, Fertility & Infertility
Information on topics related to fertility, infertility and thyroid disease, and how to overcome thyroid-related infertility.

T3 Vs T4/T3 Controversy: Articles, Info
Comprehensive source of information about the T3 issue, and the use of T4/T3 drugs (including levothyroxine plus triiodothyronine (Cytomel), and desiccated thyroid like Armour thyroid, versus using levothyroxine alone.

Latest Thyroid, Autoimmune Research
Latest research on thyroid disease, autoimmune diseae, diet, weight loss, alternative medicine and other related conditions that affect thyroid patients.

Coconut Oil and the Thyroid
Information, links and differing opinions on whether coconut oil is a help for thyroid disease, metabolism and weight loss.

Nodules, Goiter & Enlarged Thyroid
Comprehensive annotated list of web sites offering information on thyroid nodules, goiter, and thyroid enlargement.

Finding & Dealing with Doctors
How thyroid patients can find top thyroid doctors, and how to deal with doctors for thyroid treatment, including information on the "Thyroid Top Doc Directory," and the best way to get optimal treatment for thyroid disease from your doctor.

Vitamins and Supplements
Vitamins and supplements that may play a role in improving the health of thyroid patients, autoimmune disease patients, and in dealing with related conditions such as weight gain, hair loss, depression, fatigue, and more.

Surgery/Thyroid/Thyroidectomy
Comprehensive annotated list of web sites offering information on thyroid surgery, including needle biopsy, lobectomy, and partial and full thyroidectomy, and thyroid cancer.

Fatigue/Energy Problems and Solutions
Fatigue and energy problems are common in thyroid disease. Here are articles that discuss these problems, along with helpful solutions and answers to help.

Related Conditions
Comprehensive annotated list of web sites offering information on conditions related to thyroid disease.

Synthroid
Information on levothyroxine thyroid hormone replacement drugs such as Synthroid and its equivalents, Levoxyl, Levothyroid, Unithroid, Armour, Thyrolar, and Cytomel.

Thyroid-Related Lawsuits and Recalls
Thyroid disease-related lawsuits and recalls of drugs.

Professional & Support Organizations
Support groups, thyroid patient organizations, and thyroid-related professional organizations, offering information and/or support for people with thyroid disease, including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid and cancer.

Soy's Negative Impact on The Thyroid
Information on the negative effects that overconsumption of soy foods and isoflavones can have on thyroid health and function, including soy baby formula for infants.

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Information on the relationships between the rheumatological condition known as fibromyalgia, fibrositis, or FMS, chronic fatigue syndrome, CFS, myalgic encephalitis, ME, hypometabolism and thyroid disease, including hypothyroidism.

Endocrinology, Autoimmune & Hormones
Information on topics related to endocrinology, the specialty that focuses on the endocrine system and disorders such as thyroid disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis, the full range of hormonal disorders, and infertility and reproductive endocrinology, the immune system, and autoimmune disease.

Addison's Disease/Adrenal Problems
Information on the relationship between thyroid problems, hypothyroidism and adrenal dysfunction and adrenal conditions like Addison's Disease and Cushing's Syndrome

Famous People w/Thyroid Conditions
Information about famous people with thyroid disease, including Tipper Gore, Gail Devers, Rod Stewart, Kim Alexis, George and Barbara Bush, Joe Piscopo, and others.

Children/Babies/Seniors w/Thyroid Dis.
Web links featuring information on congenital hypothyroidism, thyroid disease in infants and children, and the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disorders in babies and children.

Thyroid Eye Disease/Opthamalopathy
Information on Graves' Disease, hyperthyroidism and thyroid disease related eye problems, including Thyroid Eye Disease, TED, Graves' Opthamolopathy, Thyroid Associated Orbitopathy, TAO.

Nuclear/Radiation Exposure & Chernobyl
Information on nuclear and radiation exposure, nuclear fallout, and the impact on thyroid health, including the Chernobyl disaster, Tokaimura in Japan, and the Hanford plant, among others.

Hair Loss Solutions for Thyroid Patients
Hair loss is a common complaint of thyroid patients. Here are solutions and help for hair loss problems related to thyroid or hormonal conditions.

Spanish/Espanol Info/Websites
Informacion y webs en espanol sobre enfermedades de tiroides. Information and websites about thyroid disease in Spanish.

Articles/Interviews with Drs. Shames
Interviews with and articles by thyroid experts and Thyroid Power authors Richard Shames, MD and Karilee Shames RN, PhD.

Top Picks
Your guide Mary Shomon's top picks for books, products and other information of interest to thyroid patients.

Yoga for Thyroid Disease
Information on yoga as an approach for wellness and good health with thyroid disease, including postures specifically focused on the thyroid, such as the shoulder stand known as sarvangasana, that can help hypothyroidism, plus yoga for thyroid cancer.

Soy and the Thyroid -- Key Information
The relationship between soy and the thyroid is complicated. But there's no question -- soy can impact your thyroid, and some experts believe that overconsumption of soy can damage the thyroid and trigger autoimmune disease. Find out more!

Cats/Dogs/Pets w/Thyroid Problems
Information on dogs and cats and pets with thyroid problems, including feline hyperthyroidism and canine hypothyroidism.

Synthroid Lawsuit, News & Controversy
Information on the Knoll Pharmaceuticals' Synthroid class action lawsuit, research controversy with Betty Dong, lawsuit and settlement, regarding Synthroid, the levothyroxine thyroid drug used to treat hypothyroidism.

Interviews with Practitioners/Experts
A collection of all of Mary Shomon's interviews with doctors, practitioners, and other experts, talking about complementary, alternative and conventional aspects of thyroid disease.

Toxic Chemicals and the Thyroid
Information on the relationship between toxic chemicals, including perchlorate, fluoride, and pesticides, and their negative impact on thyroid health. Also discusses environmental estrogens.

Hashimoto's Disease/Hypothyroidism
Web links about hypothyroidism - an underactive thyroid - including the condition Hashimoto's Disease, which can cause hypothyroidism, and other situations that cause hypothyroidism, such as radioactive iodine treatment (RAI), surgery, and antithyroid drugs.

Mind/Body Thyroid Approaches
Web links that look at mind/body medicine approaches, including yoga, journaling, and more, that may be of help in dealing holistically with thyroid disease.

The Coconut Oil Controversy
Is coconut oil a near-miraculous weight loss aid and cure for various health conditions? Is it just another "good fat?" Or is it an artery-clogger, brimming with saturated fat? When you talk to the experts, whether it's holistic health expert Dr. Ken Woliner, or coconut oil guru Dr. Bruce Fife, you get very different opinions. Find out whether coconut oil is healthy or just hype.

Depression and Thyroid Disease
Web links featuring information on depression and the link to thyroid disease and hypothyroidism, depression as a sign of undertreated thyroid disease, and antidepressant, herbal and other alternative treatments for depression.

Osteoporosis & Thyroid Drugs
Information on osteoporosis and loss of bone mineral density (BMD) and the relationship to thyroid disease and use of thyroid hormone drugs such as levothyroxine (i.e., Synthroid).

Perchlorate & its Danger to the Thyroid
Information on the toxic chemical perchlorate, a rocket fuel and fireworks production byproduct, and its negative impact on the thyroid, and potential relationship to thyroid cancer and hypothyroidism.

Personal Thyroid Pages & Stories
Personal web pages and personal stories from people with thyroid disease, including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid eye disease and thyroid cancer.

Public Awareness & Thyroid Outreach
Information on public awareness efforts, public figures speaking out on thyroid disease, public figures such as Gail Devers and Tipper Gore who have thyroid disease, and major news regarding thyroid-related outreach efforts and awareness.

Thyroglossal Duct Cysts
Articles and information on thyroglossal duct cysts.

Zone Diet and Hypothyroidism
Information about Barry Sears' Zone Diet, and Mastering the Zone, a diet that can help thyroid patients and people with hypothyroidism lose weight.

Thyroid Drugs -- Where to Buy Online
Where to purchase thyroid drugs online, including Levothyroxine Sodium, L-thyroxine, Synthetic T4, and thyroid drug brandnames such as Levoxyl, Synthroid, Liothyronine, Synthetic T3, Cytomel, Liotrix, Thyrolar, Armour, and more.

Antithyroid Drugstore -- PTU & Tapazole
Information on where to purchase anti-thyroid drugs such as Tapazole, Carbimazole, and PTU Propylthiouracil online.

Key Thyroid Websites & Organizations
In-depth articles and general links on thyroid disease, including organizations, websites and other key information.

Types of Thyroid Cancer
Websites offering information on various types of thyroid cancer, including papillary, medullary, anaplastic and follicular thyroid cancer.

Thyroid Cancer Conferences/ThyCa
Information on the Thyroid Cancer Survivor's Association (ThyCa) annual conferences for thyroid cancer patients, survivors and their families.

Basic Thyroid Info Websites, Links
Overview of information about thyroid disease, including diagnosis and treatment of hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, nodules, goiter, and thyroid cancer.

Thyroid How-Tos & Guidelines
Step-by-step "How-To's" and instructional guidelines related to thyroid disease diagnosis and treatment and wellness.

Franšais/French/Italiano/Italian
Thyroid information In French and Italian.

Medical News, Research & Searching
How to research information, find thyroid news and general medical news, and other health information, online.

Nasal Radium Irradiation / NRI
Information on nasal radium irradiation (NRI) treatments and their impact on thyroid health.

Hidradenitis Suppurativa / Boils
Information on the relationship between Hidradinitis Suppurativa, a skin condition of the apocrine glands that involves boils and lumps in the groin, legs and underarm area, similar cysts, and hypothyroidism / thyroid disease.

Dr. David Derry Answers Reader Questions
Retired practitioner Dr. David Derry, a beloved thyroid expert in Canada for years, responds to questions regarding thyroid disease from readers.

Heart Disease Link to Thyroid Problems
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Hanford Plant/Downwinders Thyroid
Information on the Hanford Nuclear Plant and the issue of Downwinders and their exposure to nuclear emissions that may be causing health conditions, including thyroid disease.

Audio/Phone Info on Thyroid Disease
Pre-recorded information on thyroid disease that you can listen you using your phone, developed by Mary Shomon, your Thyroid Guide.

Riedel's Thyroiditis
Riedel's Thyroiditis, a rare thyroid condition.

UK/United Kingdom Thyroid Resources
Patient advocacy, support groups and doctors specializing in thyroid disease and issues in the United Kingdom.

Before You Buy
Helpful guides to books, products and information of interest to thyroid patients.

Product Reviews
Reviews of books and other products of interest to thyroid patients, from your guide, Mary Shomon.

Drugstores Online For Thyroid Drugs
Information on online drugstores where you can order thyroid drugs such as levothyroxine, l-thyroxine, Synthroid, Armour, Thyrolar, Cytomel, and antithyroid drugs such as Tapazole and PTU.

Blogs/Weblogs: Thyroid Disease & Health
Some of the best blogs that focus on thyroid disease and health news and views, as selected by Mary Shomon.

Dutch Articles on Thyroid Disease
Dutch Articles on thyroid disease are featured here.

Glossary of Thyroid Terms
Glossary of Thyroid Terms

Influenza / Flu and Thyroid Disease
Influenza / Flu and Thyroid Disease

News & Information on Thyroid Disease
News & Information on Thyroid Disease

Thyroid Drug FAQ & Database
Information about various thyroid drugs, including thyroid hormone replacement drugs, and anti-thyroid drugs.

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