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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.

10 Questions to Ask Before Thyroid Surgery

Before scheduling surgery for your thyroidectomy, know what to expect by asking your doctor these 10 important questions.

10 Thyroid Treatment Warnings to Watch For

If your doctor has ever told you that thyroid disease is easy to diagnose or treat, he may be mishandling your treatment.

Thyroid blood profile.

My TSH Says I’m Fine – Now What?

Sometimes, your TSH, and even your T3 and T4 tests don’t always give the full picture. If your tests come back “normal,” and you still feel like something is off, you may want to ask your doctor to consider these tests as well.

Girl using smartphone social media app.

How to Create Greater Thyroid Awareness

In today’s socially technological world, tyhroid disease awareness is as easy as ‘sharing’ information with family and friends.

Married couple arguing with doctor about medication.

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?

Road closed sign with other blockades in the background.

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.

10 Ways to Find the Best Thyroid Doctors

After a thyroid diagnosis, finding the right doctor is essential. Here are helpful tips, links, and list-serves to help you on your search.

Nurse and patient in hospital.

Fighting the Effects of Hospital Sleep Deprivation

If you’ve ever been hospitalized, you probably thought — or even complained to your night nurse — “How is anyone supposed to get any sleep around here?”

Doctor holding stethoscope in the hospital.

Germy Stethoscopes in the ICU – and a Cleaning Solution

Your doctor’s stethoscope could be covered with potentially harmful bacteria — including Staphylococcus aureus, which can cause serious infections.