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Thyroid disorder can cause weight gain, lack of energy
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WPMI — Feeling tired, weak or depressed? It could be your thyroid gland. Dr. Richard Oyler from Compass Urgent Care says your thyroid gland can affect your health. The thyroid gland sits in the front of your neck just below your Adam's apple, and …

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Well | For a New Mom, Relentless Fatigue Could Signal a Thyroid Problem
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About two months after Jackson's birth, my thyroid burnt out. I didn't know it at the time, but I later learned that mild hyperthyroidism had given way to Hashimoto's disease, a potentially more serious, and chronic, thyroid condition in which the …

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15 Telltale Signs of Hyperactive Thyroid
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Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland produces too much hormone. Although it is just a small gland located at the base of the neck, the thyroid is the workhorse of the endocrine system. It controls the body's metabolism, heart rate …

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Sorafenib a Possible Option for Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma?
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Sorafenib (Nexavar, Bayer/Onyx) may be a good alternative for the treatment of advanced medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) when two agents approved for this carcinoma, vandetanib (Calpresa, AstraZeneca) and cabozantinib (Cometriq, Exelixis), are not …

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6 Common Thyroid Disorders And Their Causes
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Your thyroid is arguably one of the most important parts of your body. As part of the endocrine system, this small gland in your neck secretes thyroid hormone, which is responsible for directing all of your metabolic functions—that means controlling …

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It's Not Cancer: Doctors Reclassify a Thyroid Tumor
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Its nucleus looks like a cancer but the cells have not broken out of their capsule, and surgery to remove the entire thyroid followed by treatment with radioactive iodine is unnecessary and harmful, the panel said. They have now renamed the tumor …

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VIDEO: More routine use of unilateral thyroidectomy advocated for papillary …
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BOSTON – A study of over 60 years of patient data from the Mayo Clinic suggests a reconsideration of the routine use of unilateral thyroid lobectomy (UL) as the initial treatment for papillary thyroid microcarcinoma. “Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma …

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Why Constipation May Be a Thyroid Problem
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However, not everyone who has hypothyroidism gets constipated, and not all cases of constipation are caused by a thyroid disorder. Dr. Carla Ginsburg at Harvard University tells Health.com that especially for younger patients who have chronic …

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Thyroid: What Is TSH?
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The thyroid gland can either produce too much (hyperthyroidism) or too little thyroid hormone (hypothyroidism). The thyroid gland and the pituitary gland work on a feedback loop with one another, so measuring levels of TSH can confirm a thyroid disorder.

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