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The Best Darn Thyroid Disease Ebook By James Lowrance
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This ebook covers everything you ever wanted to know about thyroid disease. Included in the chapters is information on all aspects of thyroid disease. The reader will learn about thyroid... More > disease-causing antibodies, goiters, thyroid nodules, risk factors, types of thyroiditis and much, much more!< Less
Emerging From the Cave Surviving Graves' Disease By Celia Marie
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Within approximately five minutes after administering the anesthesia, the nurse wheeled me out of my pre-op room as I waved goodbye to Maria and Glynis, telling Maria that I loved her. Celia Marie... More > struggled with life in the cave for several years and today was the day the fight would finally be over--or so she thought. But the struggle only seemed to increase after her surgery, leaving her weak both physically and spiritually. Luckily, through the faith, hope and love of her friends and family, Celia was able to fight off the after-effects of her crippling bout with Graves' disease and emerge into the light from the cave-like darkness of illness. Join Celia Marie for this harrowing journey through the cave of pain, heartache and the process of healing. Anyone who knows the difficulty of recovery will want to walk with her and experience the joy of Emerging From the Cave.< Less
Emerging From the Cave Surviving Graves' Disease By Celia Marie
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Within approximately five minutes after administering the anesthesia, the nurse wheeled me out of my pre-op room as I waved goodbye to Maria and Glynis, telling Maria that I loved her. Celia Marie... More > struggled with life in the cave for several years and today was the day the fight would finally be over--or so she thought. But the struggle only seemed to increase after her surgery, leaving her weak both physically and spiritually. Luckily, through the faith, hope and love of her friends and family, Celia was able to fight off the after-effects of her crippling bout with Graves' disease and emerge into the light from the cave-like darkness of illness. Join Celia Marie for this harrowing journey through the cave of pain, heartache and the process of healing. Anyone who knows the difficulty of recovery will want to walk with her and experience the joy of Emerging From the Cave.< Less
Neuropathy and Myopathy in Treated Thyroid Disease By James Lowrance
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Thyroid disease patients can experience a number of different complications as a result of their hypothyroid (underactive thyroid) or hyperthyroid (overactive thyroid) conditions. Two of these... More > complications are nerve pain and dysfunction, referred to as “peripheral neuropathy” and muscle weakness with possible atrophy (shrinkage of muscles), referred to as “thyroid myopathy”. In some cases, these two problems that are co-morbid to thyroid disorders can coexist, so that they are occurring at the same time and this may be referred to as “neuromuscular disease”. Within the chapters of this book, that follow, I hope to present to the reader, a general understanding of these often debilitating and potentially very serious manifestations of thyroid disease, affecting the nerves and muscles of the body, including the treatments available for them.< Less
Thyroid Newsletter -- May/June 2007 By Mary Shomon
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Sticking Out Our Necks: The Thyroid Disease Newsletter (May/June 2007 Issue). This issue includes the following thyroid news and articles: * Anxiety Disorders Linked to Thyroid Disease *... More > Hypothyroidism Clearly Linked to Mood Swings * New Drug Shows Promise in Treatment of Advanced Thyroid Cancer * Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy * Does a Total Thyroidectomy Mean You Need More Thyroid Medication? * Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy * The Connection Between Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and Other Autoimmune Disorders * Which Thyroid Quality of Life Issues are Most Important * Selenium & Antibodies * Preventing Food-borne Illness * Thyroid Drug Cost Comparison * Comparison of Diet Plans Shows Better Outcomes for Low-Carb Diets * Focus on Thyroid Cancer * Should Doctors Treat Subclinical Hypothyroidism to Help Prevent Heart Disease?< Less
'The Supreme Triumph of the Surgeon's Art': A Narrative History of Endocrine Surgery By Martha A. Zeiger, Wen T. Shen, Erin A. Felger
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Endocrine surgery – the subspecialty of general surgery involving diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands as well as the endocrine pancreas – is a rapidly growing field... More > of medicine that has a rich and fascinating history. As recently as the mid-19th Century, surgery for thyroid goiter was described as “horrid butchery” and believed by many to be too dangerous for any surgeon to attempt. Through the ingenuity and tireless efforts of surgeons in Europe and the U.S., thyroidectomy became a safe and even elegant operation, one that renowned Johns Hopkins surgeon William Halsted would describe in 1926 as representing “the supreme triumph of the surgeon’s art.” In this unique and captivating book, these and other seminal stories from the history of endocrine surgery are vividly retold by the current leaders in the field.< Less