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Enlarged Thyroid

Hashimoto’s Disease: When the Thyroid Sleeps on the Job

Hashimoto’s disease, or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, is named after Dr. Hakaru Hashimoto, a Japanese physician and scientist. In the early 20th century, Dr. Hashimoto discovered a new form of thyroiditis, or inflammation of the thyroid gland. That new form of thyroiditis...

Graves’ Disease: Symptoms and Treatment for an Overactive Thyroid

Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks itself. The body’s immune system is designed to produce antibodies to protect the body from foreign invaders including germs, bacteria, and viruses. In an autoimmune condition, the immune system...

Hyperthyroidism: When the Thyroid Goes into Overdrive

“Any history of thyroid problems?” has become a common question in the doctor’s office when one is feeling a bit off. More awareness is being raised around this small gland and its incredible influence on the body. Thyroid disease is...

Understanding Hypothyroidism Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

Hypothyroidism is proof that size doesn’t matter. The small thyroid gland can cause big health problems when it isn’t working correctly. The thyroid gland affects every system in the body, and thyroid hormones are needed for the body to stay...

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