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    Thyroid Problems (also including Parathyroid Glands) Conditions

    Thyroid Problems (also including Parathyroid Glands), Thyroid symptoms Because the thyroid gland produces hormones which travel in the blood and affect body systems, a problem...

    Surprising facts about thyroid problems

    Surprising facts about thyroid problems Feature

    Surprising facts about thyroid problems, However, thyroid problems can disrupt the menstrual cycle. Sufferers of an underactive thyroid gland may have heavy, prolonged perio...

    Thyroid Function Tests Conditions

    Thyroid Function Tests, People with some conditions have an increased risk of thyroid problems and so are often advised to have thyroid function tests undertaken each year. ...

    Thyroid Eye Disease Conditions

    Thyroid Eye Disease, Most of these people also have a problem with an overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism) and have an underlying autoimmune condition. , Graves' d...

    Thyroid Cancer Conditions

    Thyroid Cancer, See the separate leaflet called Thyroid Problems to read more about the thyroid gland and what it does. Note : outlook (prognosis) for thyroid cancer is...

    Underactive Thyroid Gland (Hypothyroidism) Conditions

    Underactive Thyroid Gland (Hypothyroidism), See the separate leaflet called Thyroid Problems (also including Parathyroid Glands) for further information about the thyroid gl...

    Goitre (Thyroid Swelling) Conditions

    Goitre (Thyroid Swelling), Any other disorder which causes problems in the making of T4 or T3 may cause the thyroid gland to swell.  Nodular goitres A th...

    Overactive Thyroid Gland (Hyperthyroidism) Conditions

    Overactive Thyroid Gland (Hyperthyroidism), A swelling of your thyroid gland (a goitre) in the neck may occur. Eye problems if you have Graves' disease. (See below un...

    Thyroid Scans and Uptake Tests Conditions

    Thyroid Scans and Uptake Tests, Thyroid scans and uptake tests can be used for a number of different reasons, including to: Check if your thyroid is working properly. Help d...

    Ears, Nose, Throat and Mouth Category

    While the area they cover is a relatively small part of the body, it comes with a huge array of functions, and possible problems from snoring and ear infections to tonsillitis and thyroid...

    Thyroid Disease and Surgery Professional

    Thyroid Disease and Surgery, The external branch is probably the most commonly injured nerve in thyroid surgery. Most patients do not notice any change but the problem ma...

    Thyroid Disease In Pregnancy Professional

    Thyroid Disease In Pregnancy, It is usual for the thyroid gland to hypertrophy in normal pregnancies. There is also an increase in thyroid-binding globulin and albumin due...

    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, Previous thyroid disease. Current thyroid disease. Family history of thyroid disease. Goitre. Symptoms of hypothyroidism. ...

    How an underactive thyroid affects fertility

    How an underactive thyroid affects fertility Feature

    How an underactive thyroid affects fertility, That means if you've had any hint of a thyroid problem before, if anyone in your family has had a thyroid problem, or if you have a ...

    Eye Problems Conditions

    Eye Problems, Conditions which affect the whole eye Thyroid eye disease In thyroid eye disease the muscles and fatty tissues within the eye socket (orbit) become infla...

    Vulval Problems Conditions

    Vulval Problems, It is more often seen in women with immune conditions such as thyroid disorders or diabetes. It is usually treated with a steroid cream to rub in sparingly on the af...

    Visual Problems (Blurred Vision) Conditions

    Visual Problems (Blurred Vision), Severe thyroid eye disease related to hyperthyroidism can affect vision through pressure on the optic nerve.

    Vulval Problems Professional

    Vulval Problems, The risk of developing invasive disease is around 4%. [ 6 ] There is an association with other autoimmune diseases, usually a thyroid disorder. Lichen scleros...

    Thyroid Cancer Professional

    Thyroid Cancer, Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) This is the most common form of thyroid cancer. 70% of thyroid cancers are papillary. , Medullary carcino...

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