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Thyroid Problems (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

thyroid problems, thyrotoxicosis, thyrotoxic crisis, thyroid storm, myxedema, Grave's disease, Graves disease, Graves' disease, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Hashimoto thyroiditis, TRH, TSH, T3, T4, goiter, thyroid nodules, hypothyroidism during pregnancy, hyperthyroidism during pregnancy, thyroid disease signs, signs of thyroid problem, natural remedies for thyroid problems low thyroid symptoms, overactive thyroid, natural thyroid treatment, underactive thyroid, thyroid problems in men, thyroid problems in women, goiter, thyroid nodule, thyroid cancer, stridor, problem swallowing, cough, dry cough

Authors and Editors

Author: Stephanie L Lee, MD, PhD, FACE, Director of Thyroid Disease Center, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine.

Editors: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP and Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

REFERENCE:

MescapeReference.com. Thyroid Disease.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/16/2012
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