Thyroid Disorders

Last updated: February 2, 2020

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  • American Thyroid Association The ATA is the leading organization devoted to thyroid biology and to the prevention and treatment of thyroid disease through excellence in research, clinical care, education, and public health.
  • EndocrineWeb: What is Thyroiditis? EndocrineWeb has emerged as the premier site addressing endocrine disorders. Today, the site receives more visits than any other general endocrine site. From the beginning, EndocrineWeb's goal has been to provide patients with accurate and current information about endocrine disorders. In clear, straightforward language, we explain the causes and symptoms of these disorders and how they can be treated. We are committed to presenting trustworthy, high-quality information.
  • Graves' disease Graves' disease is an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism) from the Mayo Clinic
  • Howto Lose Weight with Hashimoto's by Dr. Izabella Wentz / January 20, 2018  New

    Weight gain is a common symptom of thyroid disease… Unfortunately, as many people see those pounds begin to pack on, they are often advised to start a low calorie diet. The problem with following a low calorie diet is that we often become deficient in macro and micronutrients when we reduce our calorie intake, and over time, we may be inadvertently sending our bodies a message that we are experiencing a famine.

    To protect you, your body will slow down your metabolism in an effort to run on fewer calories to make sure you do not starve. This makes weight loss even harder. So for many people, low-calorie diets are NOT the solution.

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