Thyroid disorders affect 20 million Americans, many of them women 45 to 55 years old. Discover why it’s easy to mistake a thyroid disorder for menopause, and how to get the right diagnosis.
Eating the wrong foods or taking the wrong supplements can cause trouble for people with thyroid problems. Here’s what an endocrinologist says about iodine, soy, root vegetables and more.
Endocrinologist Mary Vouyiouklis-Kellis, MD, explains why your thyroid gland can rev you up — or slow you down — as she answers a question for our series, The Short Answer.
If having an underactive thyroid makes you tired, would an overactive thyroid cause fatigue (or not)? Discover the truth from endocrinologist Betul Hatipoglu, MD.
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Roughly half of adults over age 40 could have thyroid nodules. Experts don’t believe they are occurring more often, rather technology advances make them more likely to get detected. Find out how nodules are treated if your doctor finds one.
Tiredness isn’t always caused by a lack of sleep. It can also be due to a problem with your thyroid. Here’s when to see your doctor.
If you have diabetes, either type 1 or type 2, it’s especially important to watch for problems with your thyroid, that butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that regulates your metabolism.
If you have an undiagnosed thyroid condition that’s not being controlled, there are risks to even so-called “natural” supplements and exercise. Here’s what you need to know.
Think you could have an issue with your thyroid. Our expert explains the different types of thyroid disorders.
We tend to associate osteoporosis, or the loss of bone density, with women. But 1.5 million men over age 65 have osteoporosis, and another 3.5 million are at risk for the disease. Osteoporosis in men is often associated with: Prolonged exposure to medications that impact bone density —These include steroids, anticonvulsants, cancer therapies and aluminum-containing … Read More