Hyperthyroidism from Autonomous Thyroid Nodule

Autonomous thyroid nodule Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism from Autonomous Thyroid Nodule Iodine Induced Hyperthyroidism by Jeffrey Dach MD Brenda, a young woman from “the islands”  came in for a routine lab evaluation.  Her spot urine test for iodine  came back, “zero”, indicating iodine deficiency.   Brenda was … Continue reading

Alum Jax Cole Thyroid Cancer Epidemic of Overdiagnosis

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Alum Jax Cole Thyroid Cancer Epidemic of Overdiagnosis The American Idol finalist Alum Jax Cole announced that she underwent thyroid surgery in April after discovering a “lump in her neck”.  She is now receiving radiation treatments, presumably radioactive iodine (I-131), … Continue reading

TSH Suppression Benefits and Adverse Effects

Thyroid TSH Suppression DIffuse Goiter Jeffrey Dach MD

TSH Suppression Benefits and Adverse Effects by Jeffrey Dach MD At a recent medical meeting I attended, “the danger of TSH suppression” was mentioned.  The listening audience of doctors was advised not to suppress TSH with thyroid medication.  We were … Continue reading

Following Thyroid Nodules with Ultrasound

Following Thyroid Nodules with Ultrasound by Jeffrey Dach MD Don’t Fall for the thyroid nodule trap. Yesterday, a mother and her 18 year old daughter came into the office for the daughter’s low thyroid condition.  She had just come from … Continue reading

The Thyroid Nodule Epidemic by Jeffrey Dach MD

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The Thyroid Nodule Epidemic by Jeffrey Dach MD.  Lisa, a 36 year old model and actress had a total thyroidectomy for cancer.  Now she has severe fatigue, muscle pain, hair loss, and dry skin…..For More Click Here.