Is There a Link Between PTSD & Thyroid Disease?

June is celebrated as National PTSD Awareness Month. The American Psychological Association determines PTSD as an anxiety disorder that develops in certain people following severely stressful events such as combat, crime, accidents, or natural disasters. Although trauma is the fundamental cause, it is the overwhelming symptoms that may allow the disease to be diagnosed. What […]

Celebrate Men’s Healthcare Week with Thyroid Disease Education

This week we celebrate National Men’s Healthcare week with Thyroid Disease Education, the week of Father’s Day weekend. How fitting is that? There is no better way to celebrate fathers and men alike than to encourage them to take care of their health. Thyroid disease in men can have similar symptoms to those of a […]

What is a Goiter? The Symptoms & Treatment Options

Goiter is a condition that causes the thyroid gland to grow larger. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped, small gland situated in the neck below Adam’s apple.  What are the indications and signs of a goiter? The following are the primary symptoms of goiter: A bulge in the front of the neck, below Adam’s apple. […]

4 Best Practices for Treatment of Thyroid Nodules

Thyroid nodules are firm or fluid-filled lumps that occur within your thyroid, a tiny gland located at the base of your neck, slightly above your breastbone. Most thyroid nodules aren’t dangerous and don’t create symptoms and only a small fraction of thyroid nodules are cancerous. You may not know that you have a thyroid nodule […]