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Maintaining A Healthy Thyroid: Thyroid Cancer

February 24, 2016

Today we will be continuing in the blog series Maintaining A Healthy Thyroid. The purpose of this series is an effort to raise awareness of thyroid disorders and diseases. The American Thyroid Association (ATA) estimates that 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, 60% of which are unaware of their condition. Throughout the month of February this series will highlight:

  1. The purpose and function of the thyroid
  2. The types of diseases accompanied by their symptoms that impede upon the function of the thyroid.

Lastly, we will discuss how individuals can be proactive in managing their health by taking advantage of resources that are available to measure how well the thyroid is working. Today we will continue by discussing the types of cancer that pose a threat to the thyroid.

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Maintaining A Healthy Thyroid: Hyperthyroidism

February 17, 2016

Today we will be continuing in the blog series Maintaining A Healthy Thyroid. The purpose of this series is in an effort to raise awareness of thyroid disorders and diseases. The American Thyroid Association (ATA) estimates that 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, 60% of which are unaware of their condition. Throughout the month of February this series will highlight:

  1. The purpose and function of the thyroid

  2. The types of diseases accompanied by their symptoms that impede upon the function of the thyroid.

Lastly, we will discuss how individuals can be proactive in managing their health by taking advantage of resources that are available to measure how well the thyroid is working. Today we will continue by discussing the thyroid disorder known as Hyperthyroidism.

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Maintaining A Healthy Thyroid: Disease Awareness

February 3, 2016

The American Thyroid Association estimates that 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease, 60% of which are unaware of their condition. For this reason we have designed a blog series called “Maintaining A Healthy Thyroid.”  Throughout the month of February this series will highlight:

  1. The purpose and function of the thyroid 

  2. The types of diseases accompanied by their symptoms that impede upon the function of the thyroid.

Lastly, we will discuss how individuals can be proactive in managing their health by taking advantage of resources that are available to measure how well the thyroid is working.

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The Importance of Making Nutritional Food Choices With A Thyroid Disease

May 4, 2015

The grand expanse of function that the thyroid is responsible for regulating within the human body includes fat and carbohydrate metabolism, respiration, body temperature, brain development, cholesterol levels, heart and nervous system, blood calcium levels, menstrual cycles, and skin health. Because people with thyroid disorders have an increased risk in developing diabetes and heart disease, it is essential to strategically plan your daily diet around the gaps that a thyroid disorder is imposing upon your health.

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The mission of the CHC Blog is to provide educational content on topics of health care and community benefit which is informative, valuable, and inspiring to our members, patients, and the community at large. 

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