Thyroid article Archive

Papillary Thyroid Cancer Treatment Requires a Low Iodine Diet

Papillary thyroid cancer is one of the two most common types of thyroid cancer. The other is follicular thyroid cancer. These two cancers can usually be treated with radioactive iodine. Prior to the treatment, for the treatment to be effective there is usually a requirement to become “hypo” raising the thyroid stimulating hormone level. …

Hashimoto’s Disease

Hashimoto’s disease can cause swelling within the thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck, just underneath the Adam’s apple. Although it weighs less than an ounce, the thyroid gland has a tremendous effect on overall health. It’s a section of the endocrine system, that consists of several glands and also …

Chinese Medicine – Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases

A weakened and out of balanced Qi (pronounced “Chee”) plays an important role in the development of allergies and autoimmune diseases. Autoimmune diseases are simply allergies against one-self. Examples of these diseases include rheumatoid arthritis (RA), dermatomyositis/polymyositis, systemic lupus erythmatosus (SLE), multiple sclerosis (MS), scleroderma, myasthenia gravis, Sjögren’s syndrome, Crohn’s disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (a …

The Fight Against Acne Goes Mobile

For anyone suffering from terrible acne and skin care issues, the best resource is found online. While our friends and family members may offer helpful advice, the truth is that more often than not, they are just perpetuating many of the myths as to why acne breakouts occur. Sometimes their suggestions on how to …

Facial Exercises For Bell’s Palsy – 3 Short Facts

Facial exercises for Bell’s Palsy are thought to help regain control of the affected facial muscles. According to Wikipedia, “Bell’s palsy is a paralysis of cranial nerve VII (the facial nerve) resulting in inability to control facial muscles on the affected side.” The facial exercises for Bell’s Palsy are very similar to the facial …

Effective Home Remedies For Thyroid Problems

Thyroid problems can be a result of too little or too much supply of thyroxin in the body. Thyroxin is a hormone that is released by the thyroid gland. It is then distributed to different parts of our body. It is an essential factor in maintaining our stamina, the regulation of temperature, protein synthesis, …