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There are many diseases that affect thyroid function, including those that cause hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid swelling (goiter), tumors in the gland (nodules), thyroid eye disease and thyroid cancer.

This e-book takes a look at these conditions of thyroid dysfunction in some detail and the diseases that cause them including thyroid autoimmunity.

The subjects addressed in the chapters include signs and symptoms of thyroid disorders, their diagnosis and treatments. Types of goiters, nodules and cancers of the thyroid gland are also discussed in addition to surgical procedures for them and post-op treatments.

NOTE: This ebook is approximately 8,053 words in length.  It is not an extensive medical journal but rather contains aspects of information on the subject that most laypersons would be seeking.

CONTENTS:

CHAPTER ONE: Thyroid Autoimmunity

CHAPTER TWO: Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy

CHAPTER THREE: Hashimoto's Encephalopathy Rare but Serious

CHAPTER FOUR: Grave’s Disease and Hyperthyroid Treatments

CHAPTER FIVE: What are Goiters?

CHAPTER SIX: What are Thyroid Nodules?

CHAPTER SEVEN: Thyroid Cancer

Subheadings include:

The Search for Causes and Cures of Autoimmune Disease Continues
Epstein-Barr Virus in Autoimmune Diseases
Hypothyroid Neuropathies
My Personal Experience with Hypothyroid Therapy
Natural Thyroid Supplements?
Can Hyperthyroidism be resolved with Drug Treatment Only?
Thyroid Eye Disease
Self-Examining for Goiters
How Thyroid Cancer Manifests

Author - Jim Lowrance was Editor for Thyroid Health at BellaOnline during months of 2008 and 2009 and was awarded Editor's Choice Awards for general health articles written for Suite101.

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