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Thyroid Disease Symptoms and Risk Factors for Thyroid Disease

From fatigue, weight changes, and neck fullness to depression, anxiety and hair loss, thyroid disease can cause many symptoms. There are also a variety of risk factors that predispose you to develop thyroid disease. Find out more about the symptoms and risks of various thyroid conditions from thyroid patient advocate Mary Shomon.
  1. Hair Loss
  2. Fatigue/Low Energy
  3. Radiation/Nuclear Exposure (10)
  4. Toxic Triggers (12)

The Key Types of Thyroiditis
A look at the various types of thyroiditis -- inflammatory conditions of the thyroid.

The High Cholesterol Thyroid Connection
The High Cholesterol/Thyroid Connection, and How Undiagnosed Thyroid Disease May Be the Reason for Your High Cholesterol, from Mary Shomon, Your Thyroid Guide

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...

Why Are So Many People Getting Thyroid Disease?
A look at the causes and risk factors for thyroid disease, and the rates of increase.

All About Goitrogens
A look at goitrogenic, cruciferous vegetables and other foods that can cause a goiter, slow down the thyroid, or cause hypothyroidism.

Why Are So Many People Getting Thyroid Disease?
A look at the causes and risk factors for thyroid disease, and the rates of increase.

What is Causing Thyroid Disease
Thyroid patients share their ideas about the causes of thyroid disease

Men: Is Your Thyroid Causing Sexual Problems?
Do thyroid problems cause sexual symptoms in men, such as low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, or premature ejaculation? A new study looks at this issue for the first time,a nd finds connections.

How I Quit Smoking
A look at how thyroid patient advocate and author Mary Shomon, a long-time cigarette smoker, was able to successfully quit smoking cigarettes.

Interactive Thyroid Symptoms and Diagnostic Tests Checker
Choose the particular condition you're interested in, and the interactive tool will provide you with a detailed list of possible symptoms as well as tests for diagnosis.

Thyroid Testing: What Is a Normal TSH Level?
At most laboratories in the U.S., the "normal" TSH range still runs from approximately 5. to 5.0. But the concept of the normal reference range is still a raging controversy, and recommendations to narrow the range made several years ago are still being resisted. How many people are actually hypothyroid, if the recommended narrower range were...

Thyroid and Smoking: Stories About Thyroid Disease and Smoking, Cigarette...
Thyroid patients share their stories about their own cigarette smoking and thyroid problems, and their efforts to quit smoking.

Weight Loss and Diet Information Center for Thyroid Patients
the starting point for weight loss and diet information for thyroid patients who want to slim down and be healthier.

Cigarette Smoking Linked to Overactive Thyroid / Hyperthyroidism
According to research, women who smoke cigarettes have twice the risk of developing hyperthyroidism due to Graves' disease than non-smokers.

10 Things You Can Do to Prevent A Thyroid Condition
A look at various things you can do to and supplements you can take to help prevent development of a thyroid condition, from patient advocate Mary Shomon.

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