Thyroid Cancer: Five Things You Really Need to Know

Thyroid cancer is very much on the rise. But while it’s one of the fastest growing cancers — up 274 percent since 1997 — it’s still a rare disease. According to the American Cancer Society, 60,220 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer this year, and 1,850 won’t survive. Young women in…

Don’t Make These 2 Common Mistakes with Your Thyroid!

COMMON THYROID PROBLEMS EXPLAINED The thyroid is an endocrine gland found in the neck. As an endocrine gland, it plays an important role in the hormonal system along with other endocrine glands such as the pituitary, which is located in the brain, and the ovaries or the testes. The thyroid produces two hormones, T3 (triiodothyronine)…

6 Common Thyroid Disorders And Their Causes

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 everything from digestion to mood to energy. When the thyroid malfunctions, it can affect every…

4 Signs Of Thyroid Cancer You Should Watch Out For

You get regular mammograms to screen for breast cancer and see a dermatologist to make sure you don’t have skin cancer, but is thyroid cancer even on your radar? Maybe it should be: Rates seem to be skyrocketing, as the number of people diagnosed with it has doubled since the 1970s. Women, in particular, seem…

10 Signs You May Have a Thyroid Problem

While approximately 59-million people in the US suffer from thyroid issues—the great majority aren’t even aware they have a problem. However, when the thyroid (the butterfly-shaped gland in the neck) is dysfunctional, it can cause an array of health issues—including weight gain, depression, sexual dysfunction, depression, heart disease, and extreme fatigue. That’s why it’s vital…

12 Symptoms of Thyroid: The Triggers and How to Keep a Check

Have you been watching your diet, yet helplessly putting on a lot of weight? Unable to excel academically even after putting in considerable effort? Have you had the ill-fate of miscarriages or facing difficultly in conceiving? Well, you might be suffering from what is known as thyroid disease. We’ve all been taught about the importance…

High Thyroid Hormone Levels and Stiffer Arteries

Middle-aged and older folks with elevated levels of a thyroid hormone may face a higher risk of developing hardened blood vessels, a new Dutch study suggests. Hardened blood vessels (atherosclerosis) develop when plaque builds up on blood vessel walls. This condition is a risk factor for heart disease. “Coronary heart disease and stroke remain a…

This photograph shows a little known symptom of thyroid cancer

Immediately following the diagnosis she was taken to meet Des McGuire, a councillor and nurse funded by Birmingham charity Get A-Head. That has been the difference for me, having him there. Google is so scary. He said to me, you have a choice – you can Google thyroid cancer and freak yourself out or you…

5 Natural Ways to Boost Thyroid Health

January is National Thyroid Health Awareness Month, where we discuss the prevention and treatment of thyroid-related disorders and diseases (hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Hashimoto’s, Grave’s disease.) As you can imagine, Thyroid Health Awareness is extremely critical, with over 20 million Americans suffering from a thyroid disorder.Below we will look at natural methods of boosting thyroid health, which…