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Thyroid For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-05305-8
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384 pages
March 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Examining the Thyroid.

Chapter 1: The Big Role of a Little Gland.

Chapter 2: How the Thyroid Works.

Chapter 3: Finding a Thyroid Doctor.

Chapter 4: Testing Your Thyroid.

Part II: Diagnosing and Treating Thyroid Conditions.

Chapter 5: Dealing with Decreased Thyroid Function.

Chapter 6: Taming the Hyperactive Thyroid.

Chapter 7: Thyroid Nodules.

Chapter 8: Thyroid Cancer.

Chapter 9: Multinodular Goiters: Thyroids with Many Nodules.

Chapter 10: Drugs That Impact Your Thyroid.

Chapter 11: Thyroid Infections and Inflammation.

Chapter 12: Iodine Deficiency and Excess Disease.

Chapter 13: Surgery of the Thyroid.

Part III: Reviewing Special Considerations in Thyroid Health.

Chapter 14: The Genetic Link to Thyroid Disease.

Chapter 15: The Thyroid and Your Mental Health.

Chapter 16: What’s New in Thyroid Treatment?

Chapter 17: The Thyroid and Pregnancy.

Chapter 18: Thyroid Conditions and Children.

Chapter 19: Thyroid Disease and the Elderly.

Chapter 20: Diet, Exercise, and Your Thyroid.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Myths about Thyroid Health.

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Maximize Thyroid Health.

Chapter 23: Ten Questions Readers Have Posed.

Part V: Appendixes.

Appendix A: A Glossary of Key Terms.

Appendix B: Sources of More Information.

Index.

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