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.
Is your thyroid condition the reason you’re shedding hair? Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our Short Answer series. Mary Vouyiouklis-Kellis, MD, fields this one.
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.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one about cardiovascular disease.
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Older women are at twice the risk of older men for a condition that can lead to kidney stones, osteoporosis and depression. A Cleveland Clinic study finds the disorder is often overlooked.
Roughly half of adults over 40 have thyroid nodules. While these lumps in the thyroid gland are common and usually not cause for alarm, doctors say it’s a good idea to have any type of lump or nodule checked out. Watch this video to see how to check your neck for thyroid nodules at home.
It’s a familiar scene. You turn up the thermostat; your partner turns it down. Some people struggle with feeling cold all the time — especially when it comes to their hands and feet. Find out when you should see a doctor.
Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered that a gene is associated with Cowden syndrome, an inherited condition that carries high risks of thyroid, breast and other cancers, and a subset of non-inherited thyroid cancers.
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.
Thyroid nodules generally don’t lead to any serious problems. In certain cases, however, a nodule can prompt your doctor to take a closer look. Here are four cases where thyroid nodules may require further attention.