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  1. The Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

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    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...

  2. Thyroid Eye Disease

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    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...

  3. Thyroid Function Tests

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    Thyroid Function Tests, Some thyroid function tests also check the level of a hormone made by the pituitary gland in your brain, which acts on your thyroid gland. What is the...

  4. Underactive Thyroid Gland (Hypothyroidism)

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

  5. Thyroid Scans and Uptake Tests

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    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...

  6. Overactive Thyroid Gland (Hyperthyroidism)

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

  7. Thyroid Cancer

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    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...

  8. Thyroid Function Tests

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    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 pos...

  9. Thyroid Eye Disease

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    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 ...

  10. Thyroid Disease and Surgery

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    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...

  11. Bipolar Disorder

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    Bipolar Disorder, It is important to note that the diagnosis of bipolar disorder should not be made if symptoms are thought to result from drug ingestion or drug withdrawal. [ 2 ] Epidemi...

  12. Larynx and Thyroid Gland (diagram)

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

  13. Goitre (Thyroid Swelling)

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

  14. Smell and Taste Disorders

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    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 ...

  15. Salivary Gland Disorders

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

  16. Generalised Anxiety Disorder

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    Generalised Anxiety Disorder, This leaflet is part of our series on anxiety and phobias Agoraphobia Generalised Anxiety Disorder Obsessive-compulsive...

  17. Seasonal Affective Disorder

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    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 ...

  18. Macular Disorders

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    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 ...

  19. Hyperthyroidism

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    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...

  20. Iodine Deficiency

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    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 ...