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Underactive Thyroid: Is Yours Being Overtreated?

Tags: arrhythmia, diabetes, hormone, hypothyroidism, osteoporosis, T3, T4, thyroid, thyroid awareness month 2013, thyroid gland, underactive thyroid

If your thyroid gland is underactive — a condition called hypothyroidism — your body produces too little thyroid hormone. Even when you’re on the right dose of thyroid hormone for your weight, you may be getting more than your body needs.

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Thyroid Cancer: Does It Run in the Family?

Tags: cancer diagnosis, genetic counseling, genetics, personalized healthcare, PTEN gene, thyroid awareness month 2013, thyroid cancer

Learn what you need to know about the genetics of thyroid cancer. The best stat of all: There's a 100 percent survival rate if the disease is diagnosed early.


4 Facts About Parathyroid Disease

Tags: calcium, hyperparathyroidism, kidney stones, parathyroid disorders, thyroid awareness month 2013, vitamin D

Learn the basics about parathyroid disease — including its relationship with low calcium, Vitamin D and kidney stones.

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Early Warning for Thyroid Cancer

Tags: cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment, genetics, genomics, PTEN gene, thyroid awareness month 2013, thyroid cancer

Thyroid cancer has a survival rate of nearly 100 percent if caught in its first two stages. That's why researchers work to help doctors catch the disease earlier than ever before.

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Chat With a Doctor: Calcium Disorders and Parathyroid Disease

Tags: chat with a doctor, depression, endocrinology, hypercalcemia, hypocalcemia, kidney stones, osteoporosis, parathyroid disorders, parathyroid glands, thyroid awareness month 2013, web chat, webchat

Ask questions and get answers about calcium disorders and parathyroid disease from a Cleveland Clinic physician during a live webchat Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at noon (ET).

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Pregnancy and Your Thyroid: Get the Facts, Know the Risks

Tags: hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, maternal thyroid disease, miscarriage, pregnancy, thyroid, thyroid awareness month 2013

If you have a history of miscarriages and normal thyroid tests, you may want to get a second opinion from a specialist. When expectant mothers have any thyroid disorder, it is called maternal thyroid disease.