Category «Thyroid»

Young Thyroid Cancer Survivors: Increased Risk of Heart Disease, Osteoporosis

Thyroid cancer survivors diagnosed prior to age 40 have an increased risk of developing diseases associated with aging. Thyroid cancer survivors diagnosed prior to age 40 have an increased risk of developing diseases associated with aging such as heart disease, hypertension, and osteoporosis, according to a study being presented at the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium.1 …

This Tea Heals Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hashimoto’s, Multiple Sclerosis, And More…

Did you know that down through the centuries thyme has been used for many ailments, from influenza to epileptic seizures? It was often mixed with equal parts of lavender and sprinkled on the floors of churches in the Middle Ages to eliminate any unwanted odors. Long before the discovery of modern medicine, crushed thyme was …

Fibromyalgia and Thyroid Dysfunction

Since thyroid problems can co-exist with and/or sometimes mimic fibromyalgia, let’s explore thyroid dysfunction in people with fibromyalgia. Is it fibro or thyroid dysfunction? What are the symptoms of fibromyalgia and hypothyroidism? Primary symptoms of fibromyalgia: Body-wide pain and tenderness Cognitive problems Fatigue Non-restorative sleep Other symptoms or commonly occuring disorders according to the National …

Hoping to raise awareness of thyroid issues

Maxene Mathias was dripping with sweat, her heart and pulse racing. Terrified, she took a taxi to the hospital where her condition was given a name: thyroid storm. The 28-year-old had only learnt she had hyperthyroidism days earlier. Lying in a bed at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, it felt like she was fighting for …

Thyroid Patients :7 Keys to Successfully Restoring and Revitalizing Your Health

The day I stumbled upon New York Times bestselling author Mary Shomon’s book Living Well with Hypothyroidism: What Your Doctor Doesn’t Tell You…That You Need to Know changed my life. Written by Mary Shomon, About.com’s Thyroid Disease Guide When it comes to having a thyroid condition, it’s easy to focus on the obvious details like blood tests, …