Hashimoto’s Disease

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[ad_1] Hashimoto’s disease can cause swelling within the thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck, just underneath the Adam’s apple. Although it weighs less than an ounce, the thyroid gland has a tremendous effect on overall health. It’s a section of the endocrine system, that consists of several glands and also […]

Chinese Medicine – Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases

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[ad_1] A weakened and out of balanced Qi (pronounced “Chee”) plays an important role in the development of allergies and autoimmune diseases. Autoimmune diseases are simply allergies against one-self. Examples of these diseases include rheumatoid arthritis (RA), dermatomyositis/polymyositis, systemic lupus erythmatosus (SLE), multiple sclerosis (MS), scleroderma, myasthenia gravis, Sj√∂gren’s syndrome, Crohn’s disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (a […]

Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer – Controversy and an Alternative Therapy

[ad_1] This disease is by far one of the most deadliest of cancers with most patients dying in the first year of diagnosis. Fortunately, it is also the rarest form of thyroid cancer. The onset of anaplastic thyroid cancer occurs in most people after 65 years of age and by the time it’s diagnosed it […]

Facial Exercises For Bell’s Palsy – 3 Short Facts

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[ad_1] Facial exercises for Bell’s Palsy are thought to help regain control of the affected facial muscles. According to Wikipedia, “Bell’s palsy is a paralysis of cranial nerve VII (the facial nerve) resulting in inability to control facial muscles on the affected side.” The facial exercises for Bell’s Palsy are very similar to the facial […]

Effective Home Remedies For Thyroid Problems

[ad_1] Thyroid problems can be a result of too little or too much supply of thyroxin in the body. Thyroxin is a hormone that is released by the thyroid gland. It is then distributed to different parts of our body. It is an essential factor in maintaining our stamina, the regulation of temperature, protein synthesis, […]

MAIN SYMPTOMS OF HYPOTHYROIDISM

MAIN SYMPTOMS OF HYPOTHYROIDISM

Hypothyroidism is the disease that arises when the thyroid gland produces insufficient hormones. Hypothyroidism is the name of the disease in which the thyroid gland produces insufficient amounts of its hormones. As the primary goal of thyroid hormones is to control body metabolism, it is understandable that people with hypothyroidism have symptoms associated with a […]

TSH AND T4 FREE – Thyroid Exams

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Understand the results of the TSH and free T4 tests used to monitor the functioning of the thyroid gland. The two major thyroid (or thyroid) changes, hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, are diagnosed laboratorially through blood collection to measure blood levels of basically two hormones, called free T4 and TSH. In this article we will explain how […]

HDL CHOLESTEROL, LDL CHOLESTEROL AND TRIGLYCERIDES

HDL CHOLESTEROL, LDL CHOLESTEROL AND TRIGLYCERIDES

There is good cholesterol and there is bad cholesterol. Find out why it’s good to have high HDL, but LDL should be low. Cholesterol is a subject that a lot of people have heard of, but few of them are really enlightened on the subject. Who has never heard of the terms: good cholesterol, bad […]

HYPERTIREOIDISM – SYMPTOMS, CAUSES AND TREATMENT

HYPERTIREOIDISM - SYMPTOMS, CAUSES AND TREATMENT

Excessive hormone production by the thyroid gland is called hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism, the main cause of which is Graves’ disease, is the condition where there is an inappropriate functioning of the thyroid gland (also called the thyroid), leading to an excessive production of hormones. To understand hyperthyroidism you have to understand what the thyroid gland is […]

NODE IN THYROID – Symptoms, Causes and Risk of Cancer

Most thyroid nodules are benign and do not cause any type of symptoms. The thyroid, or thyroid, is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the neck just below the larynx. The main function of the thyroid is to produce hormones that control the metabolism of our body. Among the various problems that can arise in the […]