Tag Archives: Thyroid gland

How is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Treated?

Hashimoto’s disease, also known as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an auto immune disease that causes inflammation of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland which is part of the body’s endocrine system is in charge of regulating the body’s energy use, production … Continue reading

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How Pregnancy Affects the Thyroid Gland

A normal pregnancy causes substantial changes in the thyroid gland interfering with thyroid hormone production.  Pregnancy places an increased pressure and demand on the thyroid gland. In pregnancy, hormones and estrogen are produced at higher levels than normal.  This will … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

What is Hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism is also known as overactive thyroid.  It is a medical condition where the thyroid gland is overactive as it produces too much thyroid hormone making metabolism go at a faster pace than it should. Here are … Continue reading

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Thyroid Problems After Pregnancy

Hormonal Changes During Pregnancy When a woman is pregnant, her body produces more hormones than usual. This is the cause of mood swings, changes in appetite, having feelings of extreme tiredness, or excessive sleepiness. When the baby is finally out … Continue reading

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The Symptoms of Hashimoto’s Disease and Thyroid Dysfunction

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis or chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease in which the thyroid gland is targeted and destroyed by antibodies in the body. This disease was first described by a Japanese doctor named Dr. Hashimoto Hakaru in Germany in … Continue reading

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The Medical Complications Hyperthyroidism Causes

There are a lot of glands in your body that produce the hormones that you need to keep functioning properly. Your Thyroid gland is one of them. This gland is shaped of a butterfly and located at the base of … Continue reading

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The Many Different Symptoms Caused By Undiagnosed Thyroid Issues

While millions of people have thyroid problems, hypothyroidism continues to be undiagnosed in many people and can be the cause of quite a few symptoms and other health problems. The thyroid gland is shaped like a butterfly and is found … Continue reading

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Human Thyroid Dysfunctions

A person usually has hypothyroidism when they have an under active thyroid which results from insufficient production of the thyroid hormone. The most common symptoms of this condition include constipation, weight gain, fatigue, low blood pressure body pain, depression, fluid … Continue reading

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Important Thyroid Information

Hashimoto’s is an autoimmune disease where the thyroid gland is slowly destroyed by various antibodies and cell mediated immune processes. This disease affects the thyroid which is a small gland located below the Adam’s apple, at the base of the … Continue reading

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Thyroid Dysfunction And Its Underlying Cause

When the Thyroid gland is over-producing or under-producing thyroid hormones, the body exhibits uncomfortable and often debilitating symptoms. Making matters worse is the fact that even when the thyroid hormone levels are tested, it is common for the test results … Continue reading

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