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Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism and Graves' Disease

What are some of the similarities, and differences, between hyperthyroidism and Graves' disease?...(more)

Treatment Options for Hyperthyroidism

When the thyroid produces too much thyroid hormone it becomes overactive, which is also known as hyperthyriodism....(more)

Radioactive Iodine Treatment and Hyperthyroidism

When the thyroid produces too much thyroid hormone it becomes overactive....(more)

Celebrities and Thyroid: Jillian Michaels and Hyperthyroidism

When the thyroid produces too much thyroid hormone it becomes overactive which is known as hyperthyriodism. ...(more)

Cancer

Actress Katee Sackhoff and Thyroid Cancer Awareness

To bring awareness, advocacy, and education of thyroid conditions and symptoms, as well as the need for testing and treatment of thyroid conditions, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists steers an annual national campaign every January....(more)

An Overview of Thyroid Cancer Stages

According to ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. 62,980 people in the United States will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2014. This is based on information from the American Cancer Society and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services....(more)

Understanding Papillary Carcinoma Thyroid

Papillary cancer is the most common type of thyroid cancer. It represents about 80 percent of all thyroid cancers diagnosed in the United States....(more)

Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month

In March the American Autoimmune Related Disease Association steers autoimmune disease awareness month. Currently, there are over 100 autoimmune diseases. Two of which are the thyroid conditions Graves' disease and Hashimoto's thyroiditis....(more)

Celebrities and Thyroid: Faith Ford's Journey with Graves' Disease

After being diagnosed with Graves' disease, Faith Ford has shared her story to raise awareness about this thyroid autoimmune condition....(more)

The Difference Between Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and Graves' Disease

When the immune system attacks the thyroid tissue, Hashimoto's thyroiditis or Graves' disease can develop. While both conditions are classified as thyroid autoimmune diseases, they have different symptoms and treatments....(more)

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Stacey Thureen

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In 2011 Stacey publicly shared her health journey from diagnosis, to treatment, to acceptance of the thyroid autoimmune condition she has. Since then Stacey has become a mom. She continues to raise awareness for thyroid and autoimmune conditions by sharing her story, emphasizing the importance of understanding your thyroid health.She... Read More

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