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Thyroid Diseases, Conditions, Autoimmunity and Cancers: Disorders Affecting the Metabolic Butterfly

Paperback - 12 October 2010
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There are many diseases that affect thyroid function, including those that cause hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid swelling (goiter), tumors in the gland (nodules), thyroid eye disease and thyroid cancer. This book looks at these conditions of thyroid dysfunction in some detail and the diseases that cause them including thyroid autoimmunity. The subjects addressed in the chapters include signs and symptoms of thyroid disorders, their diagnosis and treatments. Types of goiters, nodules and cancers of the thyroid gland are also discussed in addition to surgical procedures for them and post-op treatments. This book is not intended to be an extensive manual but is intended to contain information most often sought by laypersons on the subjects covered. CONTENTS: CHAPTER ONE: Thyroid Autoimmunity CHAPTER TWO: Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy CHAPTER THREE: Hashimoto's Encephalopathy Rare but Serious CHAPTER FOUR: Grave's Disease and Hyperthyroid Treatments CHAPTER FIVE: What are Goiters? CHAPTER SIX: What are Thyroid Nodules? CHAPTER SEVEN: Thyroid Cancer -Subheadings Include: *The Search for Causes and Cures of Autoimmune Disease Continues *Epstein-Barr Virus in Autoimmune Diseases *Hypothyroid Neuropathies *Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy *My Personal Experience with Hypothyroid Therapy *Natural Thyroid Supplements? *Can Hyperthyroidism be resolved with Drug Treatment Only? *Thyroid Eye Disease *Self-Examining for Goiters *How Thyroid Cancer Manifests *Post Operative Thyroid Cancer Treatments

Product Details

ISBN-10: 1453876715

ISBN-13: 9781453876718

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform       

Language: English

Age Range: NA - NA years

Grade Level: NA - NA

Format: Paperback | 58 Pages

Product Dimension (L x W x H): 21.59 x 14.00 x 0.36 CM

Shipping Weight: 0.09 Kg

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