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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]
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]
Details & Function of the Thyroid Gland

Details & Function of the Thyroid Gland

The thyroid is a large hormone secreting gland located in the neck. It is located below the thyroid cartilage, otherwise known as the Adam's apple, and above the collar bone. The thyroid gland gets its name from the Greek word for "shield" because of the shape of the thyroid cartilage, when in actua......[Read More]
Is Thyroid.com's Dr. Richard B. Guttler Becoming Unhinged?

Is Thyroid.com's Dr. Richard B. Guttler Becoming Unhinged?

Santa Monica Thyroid Center thyroidologist / endocrinologist Richard B. Guttler MD - along with Twitter stalker RealThyroid - attack patient advocacy efforts and thyroid patients in posts and emails attacking patient advocate Mary Shomon.......[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]
Post Nasal Drip Home Remedies

Post Nasal Drip Home Remedies

Postnasal drip is caused by an overproduction of the mucus that clears bacteria and other foreign bodies out of your nasal passages. This extra mucus then drips down your throat and causes coughs or throat clearing. To alleviate these symptoms, try home remedies that can be just as effective as over......[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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The Causes of an Overactive Thyroid

The Causes of an Overactive Thyroid

An overactive thyroid is an indicator of one of many disorders and health conditions that affect your thyroid gland's ability to function correctly. While there are simple tests to determine if your thyroid is overactive, it's up to your physician or specialist to narrow down the specific cause. I......[Read More]
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]
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]
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]