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Hypo- Vs. Hyperthyroidism: Understanding Your Blood Tests

Learn more about blood tests for thyroid disease, and about hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.

By Mary Shomon
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DIY Thyroid Tests: What to Know Before You Go It Alone

Home thyroid test kits and direct-to-consumer lab services let you skip the doctor and check your hormone levels yourself. Find out when it make sense and why you still need your M.D.

By Mary Shomon
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My TSH Says I’m Fine – Now What?

Besides T3, T4, and TSH, what other thyroid tests should my doctor perform? Your TSH, and even your T3 and T4 tests, don’t always give the full picture.

By Ask HealthCentral
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What Is Thyroid Eye Disease?

Better known as Graves’ eye disease, this disease affects up to half of all people living with Graves’ disease.

By Mary Shomon
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Does Radioactive Iodine Treatment Cause Cancer?

We've got the answers to your biggest questions about RAI treatment for hyperthyroidism.

By Mary Shomon
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Reverse T3: A Roadblock to Thyroid Succes

Conventional endocrinologists don’t test for reverse T3 (RT3), but it can play an important part in your thyroid function, and can be set off by something as simple as stress.

By Mary Shomon
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How Thyroid Cancer Is Treated

From surgery and radioactive iodine treatment, to thyroid hormone replacement medication, here's what to expect before, during, and after thyroid cancer.

By Mary Shomon
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How is Thyroid Cancer Diagnosed?

Wondering what to expect from a thyroid cancer diagnosis? Here's all the tests and tools your doctor may use to diagnose your condition.

By Mary Shomon
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Exploring Current Issues in Thyroid Cancer

A Mayo Clinic endocrinologist talks about thyroid cancer issues like overdiagnosis, and whether active surveillance is a viable treatment.

By Mary Shomon
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How to Monitor for Thyroid Cancer Recurrence

Your thyroid cancer journey doesn't end after surgery. Here are 10 ways you can stay vigilant in case it comes back.

By Mary Shomon