Thyroid For Dummies, 2nd Edition
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.