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    The Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands Conditions

    The Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands, Calcitriol helps to increase the amount of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus absorbed from your guts (intestines) into the blood. Some disorders...

    Thyroid Function Tests Conditions

    Thyroid Function Tests, Screen newborn babies for inherited problems with the thyroid. What happens during a thyroid function test? A thyroid function test...

    Thyroid Eye Disease Conditions

    Thyroid Eye Disease, Understanding thyroid eye disease The thyroid gland The thyroid gland is a small butterfly-shaped gland sitting near the top of your wind...

    Underactive Thyroid Gland (Hypothyroidism) Conditions

    Underactive Thyroid Gland (Hypothyroidism), Underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) results from the thyroid gland being unable to make enough thyroxine, which causes ma...

    Thyroid Scans and Uptake Tests Conditions

    Thyroid Scans and Uptake Tests, Determine whether thyroid cancer has spread outside your thyroid gland. Look at how your thyroid gland may have changed following...

    Overactive Thyroid Gland (Hyperthyroidism) Conditions

    Overactive Thyroid Gland (Hyperthyroidism), They are usually non-cancerous (benign) but contain abnormal thyroid tissue. The abnormal thyroid tissue in your thyroid...

    Bipolar Disorder Professional

    Bipolar Disorder, It is important to ask specifically about relationship difficulties and work difficulties. [ 6 ] Clinical Editor's comments (September 2017) Dr Hayley ...

    Thyroid Cancer Professional

    Thyroid Cancer, Less extensive surgical procedures may be acceptable in the case of unifocal DTC diagnosed at final histology after surgery performed for benign thyroid disorders, pr...

    Thyroid Disease and Surgery Professional

    Thyroid Disease and Surgery, Partial thyroid lobectomy to remove a solitary nodule in one specific part of the thyroid. Thyroid lobectomy with isthmectomy for be...

    Thyroid Eye Disease Professional

    Thyroid Eye Disease, There are some associated genes including HLA-DR3, HLA-B8 and the genes for CTLA4 and the TSH receptor. [ 12 ] Autoimmune thyroid disease. Uncontrolled ...

    Thyroid Function Tests Professional

    Thyroid Function Tests, For thyroxine replacement therapy, check TFTs at least annually once stable. Using thyroid function tests [ 5 ] When using TFTs to investigate a p...

    Larynx and Thyroid Gland (diagram) Diagram

    Larynx and Thyroid Gland (diagram), thyroid disorders larynx problems

    Smell and Taste Disorders Conditions

    Smell and Taste Disorders, Because of the effect on detection of flavour of food, a lot of smell disorders lead people to believe they also have a taste disorder but taste ...

    Summary Symptoms Causes Living with a smell or taste disorder

    Salivary Gland Disorders Conditions

    Salivary Gland Disorders, An underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism). Coeliac disease . This is caused by allergy to gluten. Alcohol excess . , salivary gland dis...

    Summary Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment

    Seasonal Affective Disorder Conditions

    Seasonal Affective Disorder, An episode of true depression is usually diagnosed if: You have at least five of the above nine symptoms, with at least one of these a core symptom; and ...

    Goitre (Thyroid Swelling) Conditions

    Goitre (Thyroid Swelling), For example: Graves' disease - an autoimmune disease which causes the thyroid to swell and make too much thyroxine. In autoimmune disorders...

    Macular Disorders Professional

    Macular Disorders, The condition is usually idiopathic but can also arise due to orbital disease (eg,  thyroid eye disease ), choroidal tumours (eg, melanomas), ocular hypotony ...

    Hyperthyroidism Professional

    Three gene regions consistently linked to Graves' hyperthyroidism are the human leukocyte antigen region, CTLA4 and PTPN22, all of which encode proteins that are involved in immune function and li...

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Conditions

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, For example, a hearing difficulty, epilepsy or thyroid problem. To identify any other problems your child may have. For example, anxiety,...

    Summary Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment

    Iodine Deficiency Conditions

    Iodine is essential for the body to make thyroid hormone. Low levels of iodine may cause an underactive thyroid gland and symptoms of hypothyroidism (eg, tiredness, constipation and ...

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