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Don't blame your thyroid
The thyroid gland often is incorrectly accused of causing symptoms like weight gain and fatigue. Learn why this tiny gland gets so much blame and which thyroid conditions cause issues.
What is thyroid cancer?
The number of thyroid cancer cases has been increasing in the past 20 years, mainly due to advancements in imaging techniques that help detect smaller lesions. Get details about types and treatments.
Care around the kitchen table, thanks to video appointment
Video appointments, a form of telehealth, are seeing more use during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read about one patient's first video appointment experience her advice for other patients.
What is Hashimoto's disease?
Hashimoto thyroiditis, also known as Hashimoto’s disease, is the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the U.S. Hashimoto’s disease causes chronic inflammation of the thyroid, as antibodies form attacking thyroid cells due to the changes to your immune mechanisms.
Thyroid disease diminishes quality of life
The thyroid, a gland at the base of the neck, is a crucial driver of bodily operation. When your thyroid experiences issues, your whole body starts to feel out of sorts — and your quality of life suffers.