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Thyroid

Thyroid disease is one of the most common conditions in America, yet the cause remains mysterious. More than 20 million people suffer from a thyroid disorder; some of them don't even know it. They just feel awful. More than 80... (Read More)
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Everything you need to know about testing, treatment, and side effects. The latest on thyroid and osteoporosis. (Read More)
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Tune in to our radio show on your local public radio station, or sign up for the podcast and listen at your leisure. Here's what it's about: Thyroid dysfunction is extremely common, and the symptoms make a person miserable. They... (Read More)
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875 Breasts

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Tune in to our radio show on your local public radio station, or sign up for the podcast and listen at your leisure. Here's what it's about: October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. There has been a great deal of... (Read More)
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Tune in to our radio show on your local public radio station, or sign up for the podcast and listen at your leisure. Here's what it's about: No one knows why so many people now have thyroid dysfunction; researchers have... (Read More)
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There is an epidemic of thyroid disease in the United States. Nearly 90 millions prescriptions for thyroid hormone were dispensed last year alone. But many people don't even know they are lacking adequate thyroid hormone.Physicians often assume the treatment of... (Read More)
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Bisphenol A is an estrogen mimic, found in some of the plastics we use in our everyday lives. How much of a problem is this endocrine disrupter? Are there other compounds that should concern us?Biologists suggest that some natural experiments... (Read More)
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Compared to most health problems, cracked fingertips seem trivial. But anyone who has ever struggled with sore painful fingers will tell you they can turn normal daily activities into agony. A reader confided: "It is very frustrating and sometimes depressing... (Read More)
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Q. I've been taking levothyroxine for more than a dozen years. I just recently learned I've been taking it at the wrong time. I was taking it along with breakfast and coffee, not to mention vitamins, minerals, probiotics, Citrucel and... (Read More)
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Q. I have been taking thyroid hormones (first Synthroid and then Levoxyl) for more than 15 years. My doctor has recently started lowering my dose because he is concerned that the extra thyroid might weaken my bones.Ever since the dosage... (Read More)
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Q. I have suffered with stomach pain and reflux for a long time. I have tried Zantac and Pepcid without much success. I am now taking Prevacid that my doctor prescribed to control excess acid. Even after an increase in... (Read More)
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Q. After taking Aciphex to treat serious heartburn for four years, I developed a severe vitamin B12 deficiency. I complained to my doctor about being extremely tired all the time. I needed to rest after just a simple task. I... (Read More)
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Hypothyroidism is one of the most common conditions in the United States. No one really seems to understand why there is such epidemic of underactive thyroid function. Some chalk it up to normal aging or genetics. Others blame it on... (Read More)
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Levoxyl is used to treat hypothyroidism and pituitary TSH suppression. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=7937Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levoxyl ... (Read More)
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Levothroid is used to treat hypothyroidism. More information is available at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levothroid ... (Read More)

Armour Thyroid

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Armour Thyroid is thyroid hormone used to treat hypothyroidism. More information is available at Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armour_Thyroid... (Read More)

Hair Loss

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Dermatologist Amy Wechsler talks with us about hair loss, including treating hair loss in women. --------... (Read More)
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Dermatologist Dr. Amy Wechsler discusses with us the most effective ways to treat the excessive sweating known as Hyperhidrosis. --------... (Read More)