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The Frightening Truth About Iodine Deficiency, Disorders Linked to Low Levels

Posted by Medical Board on February 12, 2019 in Uncategorized No Comments

Critical for the production of thyroid hormones, iodine facilitates the synthesis of triodothyronine, also known as (T3) and thyroxine, referred to as (T4).  These hormones are necessary for the development of major organs including the brain, both in utero and in early infancy.  Without iodine other organs such as the heart, liver and kidneys cannot

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Answers for Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison’s Disease, What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Posted by Medical Board on January 29, 2019 in Uncategorized No Comments

Named for Edinburgh educated medical doctor, Thomas Addison who first identified changes in skin pigmentation in patients with a peculiar form of “anaemia”, Addison’s disease is a serious form of adrenal insufficiency.  Marked by extreme fatigue, gastrointestinal disturbances and rapid weight loss, the condition (though completely treatable) can be fatal without proper medical intervention.[5] What

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Cushing’s Disease vs. Cushing’s Syndrome—The Cortisol Connection, Complications and Cures

Posted by Medical Board on January 22, 2019 in Uncategorized No Comments

Affecting only about 10 to 15 people per million every year, the rare condition, “Cushing’s Disease” can wreak havoc on the body, causing a multitude of uncomfortable and sometimes debilitating symptoms.[3]  Cushing’s disease is different from Cushing’s syndrome however. Cushing’s Syndrome vs. Cushing’s Disease—What’s the difference? Though sometimes mistakenly used interchangeably, Cushing’s syndrome and Cushing’s

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Help for Hashimoto’s Disease—Causes, Complications, and Treatment

Posted by Medical Board on January 15, 2019 in Uncategorized No Comments

Named for the Japanese surgeon, Hakaru Hashimoto, who first identified alterations in female thyroid tissue in 1912, Hashimoto’s disease, or Hashimoto’s thyroiditis affects roughly 14 million Americans every day.  The autoimmune disorder that attacks healthy thyroid tissue can render the thyroid gland ineffective in its ability to produce the proper amounts of thyroxine (T4) and

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