- Q Can my thyroid disorder cause arrhythmia?
Depending on its severity, hyperthyroidism can result in a variety of complications, including atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is an arrhythmia condition where the heart's chambers quiver ineffectively rather than beating. Without effective... Full Answer
- Q How can I lose weight with Hashimoto's Disease?
Ann Prokenpek - NASM Fitness Expert, FitnessFirst and foremost, you want to follow your doctor's orders. Take your medication as directed and follow a sensible eating plan. Your doctor may have you seek advice from a Registered Dietician. You will also want to follow a regular exercise... Full Answer
- Q Is there a cure for thyroid cysts?
A cure for thyroid cysts is usually not an issue, since most thyroid cysts are benign or noncancerous and require no treatment other than ongoing monitoring by your doctor. In rare cases, a thyroid cyst might be large enough to cause problems with other... Full Answer
- Q How are hyperfunctioning thyroid nodules diagnosed?
Your doctor may find a thyroid nodule while completing a regular physical exam if lumps are noticeable. In addition, an ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI may be ordered to diagnosis the type and extent of a thyroid nodule. Blood work will be ordered to check... Full Answer