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Comparison of therapies for treating Graves’ Disease

Graves’ Disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States. The management of hyperthyroidism is important because if left untreated, the effects [...]

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How the thyroid changes once you become pregnant

Once pregnancy is recognized by the human body, the maternal thyroid immediately begins to undergo changes in order to provide the offspring the ability to [...]

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Liquid levothyroxine may be a better therapy for hypothyroidism than a tablet form

Hypothyroidism is diagnosed when a patient’s TSH level is reported as elevated. The introduction of a precise dose of thyroid hormone into the body causes [...]

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Vitamin D deficiency: Contributor to autoimmune thyroid disease

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is an autoimmune thyroid disease characterized by the continuous attack upon cells of the body’s own thyroid gland. Although the cause of Hashimoto’s [...]

By |November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Hashimoto's and Graves Disease, Supplements, Thyroid Function, Vitamin D|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Vitamin D deficiency: Contributor to autoimmune thyroid disease

Recent trends in levothyroxine prescriptions

Levothyroxine is a synthetic version of the main hormone produced by the thyroid gland (thyroxine or T4) and is commonly used to treat hypothyroidism. Current [...]

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