Thyroid problems can be serious. Learn more about your thyroid gland and thyroid diseases to stay informed.

Do You Have an Under-active Thyroid? This 90-Second Quiz Helps You Find Out

Around 10% of American adults have hypothyroidism. Medical doctors helped us develop this quiz to help you determine whether your thyroid hormone levels need to be checked out.

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Should You Get Your Thyroid Hormone Levels Checked?

Your thyroid gland controls many aspects in your body. When hormone levels are out of whack you can experience mood...

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Hyperthyroidism vs. Hypothyroidism: What’s the Difference?

Learn the difference between hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, and what to do if you may have thyroid disease.

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The Thyroid Cancer Symptoms I Ignored—But You Shouldn’t

My sneezing, coughing, and wheezing seemed like springtime allergy symptoms—but they turned out to be thyroid cancer.

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Here’s How to Tell if You Have a Hidden Thyroid Problem

Could you be suffering from hypothyroidism? Here are the symptoms to check for and how to cope if you do...

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18 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Know About Thyroid Problems

More than 20 million Americans will get hit by thyroid disease or disorder—and 60 percent of them won't even realize...

9 Medical Causes of a Slow Metabolism

What's really causing that weight gain and sluggish feeling? These hidden factors may surprise you.

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6 Thyroid Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

If you’ve noticed these signs, you could have thyroid cancer in need of treatment.

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13 Thyroid Symptoms to Watch Out For

The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland in the neck, produces hormones essential for metabolism and brain activity. Symptoms of a thyroid...

12 Medical Reasons You’re Always Cold

Constantly reaching for a sweater? Experts share what might be behind your shivers.

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12 Signs of Hashimoto’s Disease Everyone Should Know

In Hashimoto's disease, the same immune system you depend on to fight infection turns on you, producing antibodies that attack...

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What Standard Thyroid Testing Won’t Tell You

Does a "normal" thyroid test mean that everything's normal? Not necessarily. Here's why the go-to test may not uncover what's...

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13 Thyroid Facts Everyone Should Know

Your thyroid controls your heart rate, your respiration, major organs, and your metabolism. That's why no one should take this...

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8 Health Problems You Can Totally Blame on Your Thyroid

A thyroid that is overactive (hyperthyroidism), underactive (hypothyroidism), or has developed structural issues (a nodule or tumor) could be the...

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10 Foods that Thyroid Experts Avoid—and 3 that They Love

Some foods touted as nutritional superstars—like kale and millet—might not be the best choices for the health of your thyroid...

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10 Hidden Health Risks of a “Normal” Thyroid

If you notice any of these subtle symptoms but your thyroid levels come back normal, ask your doctor about subclinical...

6 Little Healthy Habits That Make Your Thyroid Happy

Your thyroid gland plays a key role in your overall wellness—here’s how to help it help you so you avoid...

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This Is Exactly What Happens to Your Body on an Adrenaline Rush

Ever felt a surge of energy when faced with an exciting or dangerous situation? That's an adrenaline rush. Here's what's...