thyroid

In my 20s my thyroid was enlarged so they just watched it for years. Eventually, my thyroid levels were rising , but not dangerously so. I watched the progress with my doctor. Eventually to avoid bone loss and potential malignancies due to many nodules. (He likened it to a bunch [...]

By kwacm2k • September 12, 2016

Though I had no symptoms, during a routine annual check-up, a 1.3 cm tumor was found and later diagnosed as papillary thyroid carcinoma. Another doctor at another hospital suggested I have my entire thyroid removed. When I told a friend the recommendation from the first doctor, he said, "You should [...]

By astar1970 • August 29, 2016

I am a 27-year old female, I really bad case of Graves Disease (hyperthyroidism). I had it for just shy of 4 years. My condition was uncontrollable with medication. In fact, it kept getting worse. Dr. Livhits & Dr. Ahn worked together and advised me it was best to remove [...]

By alisapurifico • August 17, 2016

https://youtu.be/u4A_nDs4_JM   For more than two decades, bisphosphonates, better known via television ads as Fosamax and Boniva, have been the go-to prescription drug for people with osteoporosis. The drugs are supposed to strengthen bone and reduce fracture risk in people post-50. But for one leading cause of [...]

By uclahealth • April 22, 2016