Hyperthyroidism

Your thyroid gland is an overachiever - producing more thyroid hormone than your body needs. Maintaining your optimal thyroid level can be challenging — that's why we're bringing you the lifestyle tips and guidance you need to keep your levels normalized.

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Thyroid Disease in Men

Though not as common as in women, men of all ages can also have thyroid disease. Here are the symptoms, complications, and treatments for hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and thyroid cancer in men.

By Mary Shomon

Is Your Thyroid Causing Sleep Problems?

An underactive or overactive thyroid is associated with a variety of sleep-related symptoms. A look at some of the ways that hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism can affect your sleep, and some solutions to help ensure a good night’s rest, every night.

By Mary Shomon

13 Common Thyroid Myths

Despite the thyroid gland’s importance to every physical function, and the fact that more than 20 million Americans have a thyroid condition, it’s still a condition with plenty of myths and misinformation. Let’s set the record straight.

By Mary Shomon

The 7 Habits of Successful Thyroid Patients

What does it take to be successful as a thyroid patient? Here are seven habits that can help you not only survive but thrive, and truly live well with your thyroid condition.

By Mary Shomon

Thyroid Patients: Are You Overmedicated?

How do you end up getting overmedicated for a thyroid condition and what are the signs, symptoms, and treatment for overmedication?

By Mary Shomon

10 Questions You Should Ask Before Thyroid Surgery

Before scheduling the surgery for your thyroidectomy, you should ask questions such as, “How experienced is the surgeon?”

By Mary Shomon

10 Warning Signs That Your Thyroid is Undertreated

Let’s take a look at the most common signs and symptoms that you are not getting sufficient treatment for your thyroid disease.

By Mary Shomon

First Trimester Exposure to Anti-Thyroid Drugs Associated with Birth Defects

A study finds that the combination of two anti-thyroid medications during the first trimester can harm your baby before they’re even born.

By Stephanie Stephens

Thyroid Patients: Are You Making These Supplement Mistakes?

These supplements can throw off your thyroid meds and make them ineffective.

By Mary Shomon

Low-Dose Naltrexone for Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

This innovative treatment is said to be able to treat the underlying autoimmune disease causing your Hashimoto’s or Graves’ disease.

By Mary Shomon