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Thyroid Disease Can Diminish Quality of Life

Much like motor vehicles have engines, our bodies have similar parts to help us function. The heart and brain are the big anatomy regulators, but did you know the thyroid is also a crucial driver of bodily operation? When your thyroid experiences problems, your whole body starts to feel out [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES West Nile virus Find out how to protect yourself against West Nile virus and mosquitoes this summer. 10 ways to control high blood pressure without medication You can lower your blood pressure without medication. Try these 10 lifestyle changes. EXPERT ANSWERS Fast weight loss: What's wrong [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Skin care: 5 tips for healthy skin Skin care gimmicks abound — but don't fall for the hype. Learn how to get younger, healthier looking skin. Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious? Understand the differences between organic food and traditionally grown food when it comes [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Hypothyroidism a Common but Treatable Disorder

Hypothyroidism a Common but Treatable Disorder March 19, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: I'm wondering if I have hypothyroidism. My thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) is normal, but my free thyroxine is on the low end of the normal range. My doctor recommends I take a small dosage of a synthetic thyroid hormone. [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

Red wine and resveratrol: Good for your heart? Migraine medications and antidepressants: A risky mix? Coronary angiogram Chronic diarrhea: A concern after gallbladder removal? Hypothyroidism: Can it cause peripheral neuropathy?

Created by Dana Sparks

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

How aware are you of your thyroid gland? On Saturday, Jan. 25, at 9 a.m. CT, Ian Hay, M.D., Ph. D., will join the program to mark Thyroid Awareness Month.  How do you know if your thyroid gland isn't working?  Who should be screened for hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism?  What is Hashimoto’s disease? Why are cases of thyroid cancer increasing?  Are women at greater risk of thyroid [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Thyroid Awareness Month: Mayo Clinic Radio

How aware are you of your thyroid gland? On Saturday, Jan. 25, at 9 a.m. CT, Ian Hay, M.D., Ph.D., will join the program to mark Thyroid Awareness Month.  How do you know if your thyroid gland isn't working?  Who should be screened for hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism?  What is Hashimoto’s disease? Why are cases of thyroid [...]

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