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Why Gail Devers Is on a Mission to Educate About Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Eye Disease
It took this former Olympic athlete almost 3 years to be diagnosed with Graves’ disease and another 30 to be diagnosed with thyroid eye disease.July 15, 2021
What to Know About Thyroid Eye Disease (Graves’ Ophthalmopathy)
Thyroid eye disease, or Graves’ ophthalmopathy, often occurs in people who’ve recently been diagnosed with Graves’ disease (an autoimmune disease that causes hyperthyroidism).January 01, 2021
The Healthcare Professionals That Should Be on Your Thyroid Eye Disease Care Team
To treat thyroid eye disease (Graves’ ophthalmopathy), you may want to recruit an ophthalmologist, primary care physician, endocrinologist, and others to your healthcare team.January 01, 2021
7 Signs and Symptoms of Thyroid Eye Disease (Graves’ Ophthalmopathy)
Thyroid eye disease (Graves’ ophthalmopathy) can trigger symptoms such as proptosis (bulging eyes), double vision, dry eye, and more.January 01, 2021
7 Ways to Ease the Symptoms of Thyroid Eye Disease
To ease the symptoms of thyroid eye disease, try using lubricating drops, elevating your head on a pillow, and more.December 15, 2020
4 Treatments for Thyroid Eye Disease
Thyroid eye disease (Graves’ ophthalmology) occurs in people who have thyroid diseases. These treatments can help the symptoms, including bulging eyes and double vision.December 15, 2020
7 Complementary Therapies for Hypothyroidism
Even with medication, certain hypothyroidism symptoms like fatigue, weight gain, and headaches may linger. Find out which complementary therapies can help.November 21, 2019
8 Ways to Decrease Joint Pain From Hypothyroidism
The longer you live with hypothyroidism, the greater the chance you’ll develop joint pain. Fortunately, changing your diet and developing an exercise routine are two ways to help relieve joint pain from hypothyroidism. Learn how these strategies and otherMay 07, 2019
7 Hypothyroidism-Friendly Foods to Add to Your Diet
Thyroid function affects many of the body's processes. A good diet includes foods for thyroid that help reduce symptoms like fatigue.February 25, 2019
What’s the Difference Between Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism?
Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) and hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) affect the body in different ways, with distinct symptoms and treatments.September 17, 2018
8 Ways to Stay Energized When You Have Hypothyroidism
Fatigue is a hallmark of hypothyroidism. Learn how sleep and other good health habits, along with taking prescribed medication, can restore your energy level.July 05, 2018
8 Ways to Live Better When Diagnosed With Hypothyroidism
You don’t have to rely on medication alone to manage hypothyroidism. Try these lifestyle tips from experts and people living with an underactive thyroid.October 27, 2017
What Is a Goiter?
A goiter is an abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland, which is a butterfly-shaped organ located at the base of your neck.February 25, 2016
What Is TSH (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone)?
TSH, or thyroid-stimulating hormone, is produced by the pituitary gland (a pea-sized structure at the base of the brain).February 25, 2016
What Is the Thyroid Gland?
The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ about two inches long. It’s located near the base of your neck right above your collarbone.February 25, 2016
Are You at Risk for Thyroid Disease?
Thyroid disease is common and not preventable. But you can find out if you're at risk and get regular screenings to make sure your thyroid gland is healthy.December 23, 2014
What Every Woman Should Know About Thyroid Disorders
A blood test is critical to getting a proper read on your thyroid (TSH levels). That combined with an evaluation of symptoms, can help detect a thyroid problem.December 03, 2014
How Weather Changes Affect Your Thyroid
Seasonal changes may affect your thyroid function, but that doesn't always mean you have a thyroid condition. Find out how weather can cause hypothyroidism.November 26, 2014
How Mom's Thyroid Problems Can Hurt Baby
Hypothyroidism can affect not only your health, but your unborn baby's. Dana Trentini wants a thyroid test to become a standard for all pregnant women.February 05, 2014
Is Thyroid Disease Causing Your Hair Loss?
Abnormalities in hormone levels can result in hair loss, including thyroid disease. Diagnosing and treating thyroid disease can remedy a hair loss problem.June 27, 2013