Category: Thyroid Disorder

Overactive Thyroid 0

Overactive Thyroid

If your thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone, you’re said to have an overactive thyroid, a condition known as hyperthyroidism. It means that your body systems go into overdrive. Although hyperthyroidism can occur...

Underactive Thyroid 0

Underactive Thyroid

Your body burns food rather like a car burns fuel. Just as the accelerator regulates how much fuel gets to the engine of the car, so your thyroid regulates how quickly your body uses...

Graves’ Disease 0

Graves’ Disease

About 13 million people in the United States have a thyroid condition. Although many are not as mysterious as Graves’ disease, they still go misdiagnosed. Graves’ disease is not as frightening as it sounds....

Thyroid Crusader 0

Thyroid Crusader

Feeling sluggish? It could be your thyroid. One in eight women will develop a thyroid disorder, and most don’t even realize they are sick. One woman is on a crusade to educate women about...

Thyroid Mystery 0

Thyroid Mystery

It isn’t menopause…it isn’t depression…and it isn’t normal. But that’s how thyroid disease is often diagnosed. If it’s left untreated, thyroid disease can be devastating. The bad news for Peggy Zunzel is her doctor...