Large Goiter Causing New Daily Persistent Headache (NDPH) Evans et al Headache 2017 Feb 57(2) 285-289 33 Y/O female had recent onset of NDPH had an enlarging non toxic goiter.The goiter was removed. At surgery the goiter was causing carotid and...More info
Large Parathyroid Adenoma in the Thyroid Gland: The Proper Use of Parathyroid Needle biopsy and PTH Needle washout. The presence of parathyroid disease and a Nodule in the thyroid and no other positive location of the adenoma by Ultrasound or...More info
Osteoporosis: Make sure your thyroid hormone treatment is not excessive Excess thyroid hormone was used to treat thyroid cancer, but new guidelines do not recommend it for low risk cancer and only for a few years with more aggressive variants...More info
$40 Billion Dollar Rip Off: No FDA Oversight of Supplements As they are Listed as Food not Drugs! The supplement companies avoid FDA evaluation of their claims because unless they say it cures disease they can say whatever they want. They are...More info
Why You usually don’t need radioiodine after surgery in most thyroid cancers. Radioiodine was usually given to all thyroid cancer patients after surgery. 2017 we give it to fewer patients. Here are things to help you decide in consultation...More info
Thyroid Cancer in 2017: How to decide what you need to do about surgery now or deferred under Active Surveillance?
Thyroid Cancer in 2017: How to decide what you need to do about surgery now or deferred under Active Surveillance? Main issues: Size of the tumor, extra-nodal extension ( outside the lymph nodes), adverse histology, finding lymph nodes on on...More info
Biotin: Thyroid Patients stay away for this supplement. Biotin,B7, Vitamin H, or Coenzyme R are all names for the same thing. Deficiency is rare so you don’t need to supplement, except for patients with seizure medication, IV nutrition...More info
“SAME,SAME,SAME” PLAN FOR THYROID HORMONE TREATMENT. Same dose,same brand of thyroid, and same time away from food other drugs and supplements. Many drugs,foods and supplements can change the way thyroid hormone is available in your...More info
Needle biopsy of Parathyroid adenoma: The cells can look like follicular neoplasm or papillary thyroid cancer.
Needle biopsy of Parathyroid adenoma: The cells can look like follicular neoplasm or papillary thyroid cancer. Parathyroid adenoma diagnosed as papillary carcinoma of thyroid on needle aspiration smears. Friedman M, Shimaoka K, Lopez CA, Shedd...More info
Why a Good Thyroid evaluation is needed in a case of parathyroid adenoma hyperparathyroidism. Parathyroid adenoma and thyroid carcinoma The incidence of thyroid carcinoma in patients with hyperparathyroidism has been reported as higher than...More info
Slow Metabolism or Thyroid is Why You are Obese? Wrong Don’t blame your metabolism for weight gain, but change your mindset and your lifestyle instead, say nutrition and fitness coaches It’s a common misconception that your metabolic rate is...More info
Why Do Some Thyroid Cancer Patients Opt Out of Treatment? A small but growing minority of patients diagnosed with thyroid cancer are deciding not to seek conventional treatment. This comes at a time when the concept of cancer over diagnosis...More info