30 Aug

5 Signs You Might Have A Thyroid Nodule

Thyroid and parathyroid disorders are very common, affecting millions of Americans each year, but we understand that it can be hard to know what to look for when it comes to these disorders. Sometimes it can be difficult to determine if you are having an issue with your thyroid because the neck is home to various glands and organs with different functions and purposes, including the vocal cords, windpipe, tonsils, esophagus, etc. Since thyroid nodules and cysts rarely cause symptoms, here are 5 signs that you may have a thyroid nodule, and what to do about it.

11 Jan

Who Needs to Watch for Thyroid Issues?

Thyroid issues are very common, though the causes of many of these conditions remains unknown. It is estimated that over 12 percent of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition at some point in their lives. While 12 percent may not seem like a particularly large number, it means that roughly 20 million people have some form of thyroid disease. What is more alarming is that 60 percent of individuals who have a thyroid issue are unaware of their condition.