Coping with Thyroid Disease

by Mark Greener

Publisher: Sheldon Press

Publication Date: January 01, 2015

ISBN: 9781847092946

Binding: Paperback

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Based on cutting edge research, this book tells you all you need to know about thyroid disease types, causes, medical treatment and self-help. Frequently misdiagnosed or overlooked, thyroid disease can be subtle and insidious, accounting for a range of symptoms including depression, fatigue, weight gain, insomnia, dry skin and thinning hair. Yet, once correctly diagnosed, it is very treatable. This book explains the thyroid's role as a powerhouse for the whole body, and why it's important to support conventional treatments with holistic measures. Topics include: The healthy thyroid and the role of iodine Testing your thyroid 'Subclinical' thyroid disease and ill health Goitres and nodules Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism Autoimmmune thyroid disease Thyroid eye disease Thyroid cancer Fertility and pregnancy Diet and how to lose weight Drugs and diseases that may affect the thyroid Stress and emotions