Questions tagged [thyroid]

Questions and answers to thyroid dysfunction, thyroid diseases and physiological and biological questions related to thyroid disorders.

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Different reference ranges of thyroid antobodies

This is related to the following thread: http://health.stackexchange.com/questions/3312/tpo-thyroid-peroxidase-antibodies-reference-range-change I have a question regarding the reference ranges of ...
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What to eat to maintain regular thyroid activity?

My friend has hypothyroidism and I have had hyperthyroidism in the past. What foods can people eat or avoid to assist in regulating our thyroids? I remember something about Iodine, perhaps? Please ...
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Can thyroid disease be reversed without using lifelong medicine?

From what I see online is that there may be a connection between leaky gut, thyroid and cholesterol. Docs prefer to give medicines usually life long but I saw that thyroid disease can be reversed with ...
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How serious is thyroid swelling while on medication for Graves Disease?

Last month I suffered a bout of severe muscle weakness that led to a diagnosis of hyperthyroidism caused by Graves Disease. I am currently on medication but yesterday I noticed that a visible bulge ...
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Prevalence rate of thyroid cancer

I am looking for the newest information about the global rate of thyroid cancer. I've searched on WHO website, but it didn't work. Please introduce up-to-date, informative resources. Thank you.
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Low protein intake role in thyroid disorders

What is the role of low protein intake in the development of thyroid disorders? Can solely lack of protein in diet be a cause of thyroid disorders?
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thyroid stimulating hormone levels and thyroid

I recently got myself tested for my T3 levels and TSH too as I usually developed hand tremors and fast heart beats at sudden occasions. I am 18 yo. My TSH level is 5.21 μIU/ml. According to me, the ...