A thyroid disorder is an autoimmune condition related to the thyroid gland, a small gland that manufactures and stores thyroid hormones. A thyroid disorder impacts the metabolic processes and may be characterized by nervousness or tiredness, weight changes, weak muscles, impaired memory and irregular menstrual flow. READ MORE
Ask the Expert: Thyroid Eye Disease
Raymond Douglas, M.D., Ph.D., a Professor, Ophthalmologist, Plastic Surgeon, and Co-Director of the Thyroid Eye Disease Program at Cedars-Sinai, Surgery, answers questions about thyroid eye disease.
I Lost My Singing Career to Thyroid Cancer — And Found My True Voice
I can’t fix my broken instrument, but I can still bring beautiful music to the world
The Phases of Thyroid Eye Disease
Learn about the progression of normal eyes to the acute and chronic phases of thyroid eye disease
Las fases de la oftalmopatía tiroidea
Obtén información sobre el proceso de cambio de ojos saludables a fases agudas y crónicas de la oftalmopatía tiroidea
Thyroid Eye Disease 101
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Oftalmopatía tiroidea 101
Hasta 1 de cada 2 personas que tienen la enfermedad de Graves tiene síntomas de oftalmopatía tiroidea y es más frecuente en las mujeres
Hashimoto’s Disease Brought the Curtain Down on My Career As a Soloist in the NYC Ballet
But I refused to let an autoimmune disease force me to hang up my tutu
Fast Facts: Everything You Need to Know About the Thyroid
Women are more likely to have problems with their thyroid than men. Here's what you need to know.
Thyroid Awareness: What Happens When This Little Gland Goes Haywire
The thyroid is a tiny gland in your neck that sends thyroid hormones throughout the body, controlling many functions. When the thyroid stops working properly, it can cause many symptoms.
From Stressing to Bench Pressing: How I Took Control of My Hypothyroidism Diagnosis
When Mary received a hypothyroidism diagnosis, she decided to make significant life changes and truly take control of her life. Read her story.
Signs There's Something Wrong With Your Thyroid
The thyroid is a small gland that makes hormones that regulate your metabolism. When it's not working right, your body can be affected in many ways.
5 Common Autoimmune Diseases That Affect Women
Rates of autoimmune diseases are climbing, and women are disproportionately affected. Learn more about common autoimmune diseases that affect women.
Thyroid Disorders: More Common than You’d Think
One in eight women will develop a thyroid disorder at some time in her life. Learn what symptoms to look for
17 Jan 2010Thyroid Disorders