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New Study Comparing T4 to T4/T3 Treatment Published

New Study Comparing T4 to T4/T3 Treatment Published

The results of a double-blind study crossover trial of thyroid drugs were published in the March 2005 Archives of Internal Medicine. The study, conducted in Spain, compared levothyroxine/T4 treatment for hypothyroidism, versus 2 different combinations of levothyroxine plus synthetic T3 (known as lio......[Read More]
Graves' Disease Symptoms

Graves' Disease Symptoms

Graves' disease occurs when the immune system attacks the thyroid gland, which causes it to overproduce the hormone thyroxine, resulting in hyperthyroidism. Graves disease attacks more women than men and normally begins after the age of 20. The disease is not life threatening and treatments are avai......[Read More]
Why Isn't Thyroid Disease Front Page News? And What Can We Do To Change It?

Why Isn't Thyroid Disease Front Page News? And What Can We Do To Change It?

Despite affecting almost 60 million people, thyroid disease is rarely in the news. Why is the media so skittish about covering thyroid problems, and what could change that problem to help raise awareness? Thyroid patient advocate Mary Shomon has some ideas. ......[Read More]
Surgical Masks & Viruses

Surgical Masks & Viruses

Surgical masks help reduce the spread and bacteria and viruses. Although, frequently worn in medical settings, surgical masks are also worn in public, especially during flu season or by those who have compromised immune systems to reduce viral exposure.......[Read More]
Hearing Better in the New Year: 5 Resolutions to Make Now

Hearing Better in the New Year: 5 Resolutions to Make Now

As this year comes to a close, it is a time when most people start thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. Here are some suggestions to add to your list about your hearing.......[Read More]
Levothyroxine / L-Thyroxine

Levothyroxine / L-Thyroxine

Levothyroxine L-Thyroxine -- Mary Shomon's Thyroid Drug Database, featuring Thyroid Drugs & Manufacturers, and Information on Drugs Including Synthroid, Levothyroxine, Armour, Cytomel, T3 and Others......[Read More]
What Causes Congestion in the Ears?

What Causes Congestion in the Ears?

Ear congestion is often painful and distracting.ear image by Connfetti from Fotolia.comCongestion in the ears interferes with normal hearing, and can make it difficult to speak and join in on conversations. Ear congestion can develop in anyone, although babies and young children might not.........[Read More]
The Secret Cure for Hypothyroidism

The Secret Cure for Hypothyroidism

The thyroid is a gland in the body that regulates metabolism. Hypothyroidism is a condition in the body in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones. Energy that is required for your body uses the thyroid hormones and a reduction can cause a feeling of tiredness. Individuals w......[Read More]
Sign for Peas

Sign for Peas

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Jobs - Making Supervisors and Co-Workers Comfortable with Hearing Loss

Jobs - Making Supervisors and Co-Workers Comfortable with Hearing Loss

Deaf and hard of hearing people often must deal with the challenge of having to make supervisors and co-workers comfortable with deafness and hearing loss.......[Read More]
Cued Speech - A Tool for Learning Language Visually

Cued Speech - A Tool for Learning Language Visually

Cued speech is a system of handshapes used to represent sounds, and is a tool for learning language.......[Read More]
Deaf Humor - Funny Deaf Stories, Films, and Vlogs

Deaf Humor - Funny Deaf Stories, Films, and Vlogs

Deaf humor is continuously expanding, with Internet content adding to the deaf humor content already out there.......[Read More]
Deaf People in Prison

Deaf People in Prison

Deaf people in prison, and a deaf prison ministry network.......[Read More]
How to Get Rid of Post-Nasal Drip Fast

How to Get Rid of Post-Nasal Drip Fast

Long after a virus or infection is gone, post-nasal drip can cause lasting pain and discomfort. Identifying the cause of a bout of post-nasal drip is best way to quickly and effectively deal with the problem. By rapidly addressing the symptoms, you can be on your way back to better health in no time......[Read More]
How to Choose Where to Buy Hearing Aids

How to Choose Where to Buy Hearing Aids

There are many places one can buy a hearing aid. Read further to see which option is the best fit for your needs.......[Read More]
Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges...

Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges...

Nourishing Traditions is a book/cookbook that offers an alternative to the highly processed, low-fat diets that have made America gain weight and develop more diseases.......[Read More]
How to Know If Your CPAP Machine Pressure Setting Is Correct?

How to Know If Your CPAP Machine Pressure Setting Is Correct?

CPAP machines are frequently used by persons who suffer from sleep apnea or another sleep disorder. Research shows that the compliance rate for CPAP is only around 60 percent, since the machine can trigger uncomfortable side effects. However, side effects may be a result of an inappropriate pressure......[Read More]
The Ten Things A Thyroid Patient Should Never Do

The Ten Things A Thyroid Patient Should Never Do

If you have a thyroid condition, you'll want to do everything you can to take good care of yourself, and do whatever possible to stay healthy, and on top of your condition. We often hear about the things that we should do, but here are ten things a thyroid patient should never do.......[Read More]
Late-Stage Symptoms of Underactive Thyroid

Late-Stage Symptoms of Underactive Thyroid

An underactive thyroid, also known as hypothyroidism, can cause many problems throughout the body since the thyroid is an important part of keeping the body functioning. A slowdown of thyroid production results in fatigue, weight gain and constipation. Left untreated, however, hypothryoidism can le......[Read More]
Thyroid Lesion Symptoms

Thyroid Lesion Symptoms

Thyroid lesions grow with age and affect mostly the female population. More than 95 percent of all thyroid lesions are benign or non-cancerous. If left alone, thyroid nodules can disturb the neighboring structure such as the esophagus and windpipe and can cause shortness of breath and difficulty in......[Read More]