Blog Posts in June, 2012

American Thyroid Association Recommendations To Prevent Thyroid Cancer

In the United States, thyroid cancer is increasing faster than any other cancer, with more than 56,000 people likely to be diagnosed in 2012 alone. WE ARE DIAGNOSING ONE TO TWO NEW CASES OF THYROID ...
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“Natural Cures for Thyroid Disease” – What Works and What Hurts

What Works - (Selenium) Selenium is a trace element found in nature and in small quantities in our diet. It exerts a fine-tuned control on thyroid hormones, metabolism, and synthesis. Research shows ...
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Cancer in a Previously Benign Thyroid Nodule

A healthy 24-year-old lady was found to have a thyroid nodule. The nodule was around 1 cm in size and was reported to be mainly cystic (fluid filled). A biopsy was done and this reported that "no ...
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Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy – Am I at risk?

EVEN WITH MILD HYPOTHYROIDISM, pregnant women are at risk for severe preeclampsia, preterm delivery, and/or pregnancy loss. Some studies show that mild untreated or undertreated hypothyroidism can ...
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Minimally-Invasive Surgery: The Latest Way of Performing Parathyroid Surgery

Minimally-invasive parathyroid surgery has become the preferred way to treat parathyroid disease for the following reasons: Less Pain. Faster Recovery. The incision is very small – usually about ...
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