Category «Thyroid»

Tackle Thyroid Health with These 13 Foods

Food affects our bodies in so many ways. It’s the fuel, the fire that keeps us going day in and day out. The way you eat directly affects your health. This affects more than just your outward appearance – it affects the way in which your body functions and ultimately influences your overall health. I’m …

Food that plays an important role in maintaining the health of the thyroid gland and it restores the functions of the same too.

Under-active thyroid or Hypothyroidism is a chronic autoimmune disease affecting millions of people across the globe. Diagnosed through a number of symptoms like depression, weight gain, fatigue, muscle pain, hair loss and water retention, Hypothyroidism affects the TSH hormone of the body. Thyroid hormones are directly controlling metabolism rate, energy levels, weight and body temperature.So, apart …

Coping with Graves’ Disease and Hyperthyroidism

There are really two stages to coping with Graves’ disease and hyperthyroidism. The first is in dealing with the condition at its active stage, when the thyroid is overactive. The second is the time after treatment when most patients become hypothyroid, after the thyroid has been radioactively ablated or surgically removed. Here are some important …

High Risk for CHD and Stroke in Patients With Thyroid Cancer

  SAN DIEGO — Patients with thyroid cancer who undergo total thyroidectomy have a high risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and ischemic stroke. The dose of levothyroxine also appears to play a major role in the overall risk for cardiovascular risk, say the authors of a new study. Compared with a control group, patients …

Here are nine foods to limit or avoid as you manage hypothyroidism

Foods to Avoid Hypothyroidism can be a tricky condition to manage, and what you eat can interfere with your treatment. Some nutrients heavily influence the function of the thyroid gland, and certain foods can inhibit your body’s ability to absorb the replacement hormones you may take as part of your thyroid treatment. There’s no such …

Rosetta Genomics Reports Q4 Sales Growth for Thyroid Nodule Test

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Rosetta Genomics today released preliminary fourth quarter financial results for its RosettaGX Reveal thyroid nodule assay, reporting a 38 percent increase in test sales over the third quarter. For the three-month period ended Dec. 31, Reveal generated preliminary revenues of $390,000 versus $282,000 in the third quarter. During the fourth quarter, …