Category Archives: Thyroid

Hypothyroidism: Diagnosis & Treatment

Google and the UCSF Department of Medicine commissioned me to write a Knol entitled “Hypothyroidism.” I’ve included some excerpts here, but you may wish to see the entire knol, which provides more details and includes sections on hypothyroidism in children … Continue reading

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Graves Disease Symptoms & Treatment

Graves disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism in the United States.  Other causes of hyperthyroidism include multinodular goiter, toxic solitary nodules of the thyroid, and functioning thyroid cancer.  Rare causes for hyperthyroidism include TSH-secreting pituitary tumors, struma ovarii, … Continue reading

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