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The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease is an authoritative handbook that discusses how the thyroid functions and why we need it, while closely examining who is at risk for developing thyroid disease and what happens when a disorder becomes apparent. In addition to discussing well-known thyroid disorders (such as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and Grave's disease) and their respective symptoms and treatments, this Everything Health Guide also touches on the far-reaching effects of thyroid disorder, such as weight gain and loss, anxiety, depression, complications with pregnancy, and aging. A complete discussion on thyroid disorders in children is also included, and appendices include additional resources and a glossary.
The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease, cowritten by acclaimed thyroid specialist, Theodore C. Friedman, is the authoritative handbook you need to help you live with this disease.
You'll learn about:
- How the thyroid functions and dysfunctions
- Who is at risk for thyroid disease
- Well-known thyroid disorders - hyper, hypo, and Grave's disease
- Far-reaching effects (weight loss and gain, anxiety, depression)
- Treatments and living with the disease
Complete with a glossary, additional resources, and even a section on thyroid disease in children, The Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease
is the complete guide for everyday healthy living.