We’re changing the conversation about thyroid disease.
If you’re having symptoms of Graves’ disease after thyroidectomy, the problem may not be Graves.
Thyroidectomy is said to end Graves’ disease, however, for some patients, after having their thyroid removed it may not be the end of their symptoms. According to Dr. Kresimira Milas, once a patient has their thyroid removed there is less than a one or two percent chance.
Is there a connection between thyroidectomy and nutrient deficiencies in thyroid patients?
Have you had a thyroidectomy and suddenly developed frightening symptoms of a racing heart that led you to the ER? Well you're not alone. Recent studies have theorized a possible link between levothyroxine and the deterioration of intestinal flora.
Is Thyroid Disease Putting you at a Higher Risk for Atrial Fibrillation?
Thyroid cancer generally has a very good prognosis, with a five-year survival rate of 98%. However, standard treatment for this type of cancer usually involves a complete thyroidectomy and radioiodine treatment, which is followed with thyroid hormone suppression therapy.
Is Biotin Skewing Your Lab Results?
Recent studies have shown biotin may interfere with blood work and cause abnormally high or low test results for T3 and T4 which could lead to a misdiagnosis of Graves disease. Biotin and your TSH Graves disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes your thyroid to produce too much hormone resulting in hyperthyroidism.