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.
An endocrinologist shares five surprising facts about this autoimmune condition, which can strike at any age, but is most often found in your 40s, 50s or 60s.
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If having an underactive thyroid makes you tired, would an overactive thyroid cause fatigue (or not)? Discover the truth from endocrinologist Betul Hatipoglu, MD.
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.
To feel your best with hypothyroidism, you need to make sure your underactive thyroid isn’t being overtreated. Here are signs to watch out for.
People with diabetes (whether type 1 or type 2) are more prone to thyroid disease. But there are still ways to feel your best. Our experts explain.
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.
Could your thyroid — that butterfly-shaped gland in your neck — be keeping you from a healthy pregnancy? 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. The thyroid … Read More