- Q What is thyroiditis?
Sometimes the thyroid gland becomes inflamed for no apparent reason. This condition is known as thyroiditis. The inflamed gland can leak surplus thyroid hormone into the bloodstream, which ultimately leads to hyperthyroidism. Full Answer
- Q Should I get tested for thyroid dysfunction?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineThe thyroid gland is your body's gas pedal, so it controls how much get up and go you have. Since blood tests for thyroid function are not reliable, how do you know to ask your doc if you need a trial of natural prescription thyroid? Ask yourself these... Full Answer
- Q Why do women get thyroid nodules?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyWomen are prone to autoimmune disorders such as thyroid problems but vitamin D may be effective in reducing these problems. Full Answer