Monthly Archives: January 2017

Hamburger Thyrotoxicosis and Hyperthyroidism – What You Eat Can Kill You

Can your Burgers become a Thyroid Danger? Is it possible that your hyperthyroidism is caused by eating hamburgers? Hyperthyroidism is the result of excess thyroid hormone production, causing an overactive metabolism and increased speed of all the body’s processes. Thyroid hormone generally controls the pace of all of the processes in the body. This pace […]

Antithyroid Substances – The Three Best Known Antithyroid Drugs

Drugs that are known to inhibit the secretion of thyroid hormones are generally known as antithyroid substances. Three of the best known antithyroid substances are propylthiouracil, thiocyanate, and inorganic iodides. Each of this drugs blocks thyroid secretion in a different way and the different mechanisms by which they do so are further explained. Propylthiouracil Propylthiouracil — and its relatives, methimazole and carbimazole — […]

The Purpose and Use of Thyroid Shields

The purpose of the thyroid shield is to provide radiation protection to doctors, nurses and technologists working with X-rays. Overexposure to radiation can have serious consequences for the thyroid gland, such as cancer. There are some types of medical equipment that produce radiation, such as fluoroscopy machines. It is necessary to avoid the effects of […]

7 Supplements and Herbs For Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Hypothyroidism

Many people with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and other types of hypothyroidism look to take nutritional supplements and herbs to help manage their symptoms naturally. Taking the right supplements and herbs can really do wonders with someone who has a hypothyroid condition. In fact, when incorporating other lifestyle factors as well, many people with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and […]

Home Remedies For Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism is a disorder characterised by the overproduction of thyroid hormone and a subsequent increase in the metabolic rate. It is a fairly common disease in older cats and relatively easy to treat. Conventional treatment includes either medication or surgery. Most often a daily dose of synthetic thyroid hormones is prescribed. Another approach is to […]

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