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Can You Have Both Graves' AND Hashimoto's?

This is a common question about two separate yet similar autoimmune thyroid diseases. The truth is: You can have both, and at the same time.

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Parathyroid Problems: Hypoparathyroidism and Hyperparathyroidism

Parathyroids are the pea-sized glands located on your thyroid gland that produce additional hormones to help regulate your body’s calcium. So what do you do when they start acting up?

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Why Is Thyroid Disease the Butt of the Joke?

Comedians and jokesters have turned “fat-shaming” into “thyroid-shaming,” and it’s not OK.

Woman having problems sleeping.

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.

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What Do Your Feet Say About Your Health?

Believe it or not, your feet are a good barometer of your overall health. Learn how your feet can offer early warning signs for bigger health issues.

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13 Common Thyroid Disease Myths

Learn the truth behind 13 of the most common myths and misconceptions about thyroid disease.

Kristina Erfe Pines was diagnosed with Graves' disease.

A Surprising Graves’ Disease Reveal

While filling her Instagram with delicious food, she was secretly battling Graves’ disease. Read a Q&A with Spoonful Magazine founder Kristina Erfe Pines.

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10 Ways to Rock Your Thyroid Scar

Sometimes a thyroidectomy scar will fade, and sometimes it won’t. Either way, here are suggestions for how you can cover it — or wear it loud and proud.

Thyroid Scar Wars.

#ThyroidScarWars: Share Thyroid Cancer Scars

Once you’ve had a thyroidectomy, you’re a true thyroid warrior — like these women who aren't afraid to show off their scars.

Anita and her family, husband Todd, son Rider, and daughter Isla.

Thyroid Cancer Survivor Shares Her Story

This mom and entrepreneur turned her own thyroid cancer challenges into an advocacy mission to help others like her.