Category «Thyroid»

Should pregnant women always be treated for underactive thyroid?

Many women may be affected by an underactive thyroid gland, but new research suggests that treating it in pregnancy comes with benefits and potential harm. “Our findings lead us to believe that overtreatment could be possible,” study co-author and Mayo Clinic endocrinologist Juan Brito Campana said in a Mayo news release. Campana and his colleagues …

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 …