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Sign Language - Colors

Sign Language - Colors

Signs for different colors. Colors included are red, blue, yellow, green, orange, brown, purple, black, and white.......[Read More]
Hemochromatosis and Hypothyroidism

Hemochromatosis and Hypothyroidism

Hemochromatosis -- also known as genetic iron poisoning or iron overload disease -- is an inherited disorder that results from excessive iron absorption from food, and is more common in hypothyroidism.......[Read More]
Noise - Veterans

Noise - Veterans

Veterans and hearing loss - what help is available for them?......[Read More]
cochlear implant activation discovering sound

cochlear implant activation discovering sound

In part 6 of the Tammy Gets an Implant serial, Tammy is richly rewarded with the joys of sound.......[Read More]
Oprah Winfrey Has Thyroid Disease: "I Blew Out My Thyroid" Says the Daytime Diva

Oprah Winfrey Has Thyroid Disease: "I Blew Out My Thyroid" Says the Daytime Diva

Thyroid condition announced by daytime talk show diva Oprah Winfrey, who says she blew out her thyroid due to stress. Thyroid patient advocate Mary Shomon wonders if Oprah's acknowledgment of her thyroid problem will increase awareness in the U.S and around the world.......[Read More]
Sign Language - Sign Language in Spanish Speaking Countries

Sign Language - Sign Language in Spanish Speaking Countries

Spanish speaking countries such as Mexico have their own Spanish sign languages.......[Read More]
Solutions for a Dry Nose

Solutions for a Dry Nose

Dry noses are more common in the winter than in the summer.Human nose macro shot image by Gleb Semenjuk from Fotolia.comA dry nose is a painful and annoying sensation that can keep you awake at night. A low amount of moisture in the air, some illnesses and allergies can cause a dry nose..........[Read More]
How to Remove Mucus

How to Remove Mucus

Mucus is a natural lubricant that develops in the lining of the intestines, urinary tract, nose, respiratory system and other vital organs. Mucus shields the body from foreign particles by filtering the air breathed in, breaks down food enzymes that have not been properly digested and fights off bac......[Read More]
Neti Pot Complications

Neti Pot Complications

The neti pot is a simple way to clear nasal passages, but it still can have some complications.Dougal Waters/Digital Vision/Getty ImagesThe neti pot is a device that looks similar to a teapot and is used for nasal cleansing and irrigation. The pot is filled with a warm saline solution.........[Read More]
10 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Your Thyroid Condition

10 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Your Thyroid Condition

Ten Things Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Your Thyroid Condition - a look at some key points about thyroid issues that patients need to know.......[Read More]
5 ways to get the best thyroid and health information

5 ways to get the best thyroid and health information

5 ways to use the Internet - whether by computer or smartphone -- to get health and thyroid information.......[Read More]
Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy Linked to Birth Defects in Babies

Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy Linked to Birth Defects in Babies

According to research presented at the 2001 Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, women with thyroid disease are at a higher risk of having infants who have abnormalities affecting the heart, kidney or brain as well as other defects, such as cleft lip and cleft palate, than prev......[Read More]
Technology for Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss

Technology for Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss

Medical professionals have always relied on hearing to assess the internal sounds of the body. For those with hearing loss, here are some great options to consider to make the process easier.......[Read More]
Hearie

Hearie

Definition of hearie......[Read More]
Bilateral Paranasal Sinus Disease

Bilateral Paranasal Sinus Disease

Bilateral paranasal sinus disease may sound like a very technical condition, but it is simply a form of chronic sinusitis (sinus infection). Bilateral paranasal sinus disease can typically be cured with prescribed medications and certain lifestyle practices. Once an individual has a good handle on t......[Read More]
Signs & Symptoms of a Cold Thyroid Nodule

Signs & Symptoms of a Cold Thyroid Nodule

physical examdoctor with patient 4 image by Paul Moore from Fotolia.comAccording to Endocrineweb, by the age of 80, you have a 90 percent chance of having had at least one thyroid nodule. The majority of thyroid nodules are benign, meaning non-cancerous; however, if you have a scan to.........[Read More]
How to Recognize Signs of an Overactive Thyroid

How to Recognize Signs of an Overactive Thyroid

The thyroid gland is located in your neck and regulates the body's metabolism. The thyroid is also responsible for producing hormones and maintaining your energy levels. An overactive thyroid, also referred to as hyperthyroidism, produces too many hormones and sends your body into overdrive. If your......[Read More]
The Effects of Hypothyroidism on Two- to Four-Year-Olds

The Effects of Hypothyroidism on Two- to Four-Year-Olds

It is important to monitor children for hypothyroidism beginning in their infancy.walking the toddler image by jimcox40 from Fotolia.comAbout 1 in 4,000 infants suffer from hypothyroidism, a condition that is classified by an under-active thyroid gland. A properly functioning thyroid.........[Read More]
Thyroid Patients: If You Can't Get Your Brand of Levothyroxine

Thyroid Patients: If You Can't Get Your Brand of Levothyroxine

Thyroid Patients: If You Can't Get Your Brand of Levothyroxine......[Read More]