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Dr. Emily Altman
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Alopecia (Definition)

Alopecia is a term describing the loss of hair from the head or body. There are many potential causes including hairstyling routines ...Read more


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Hyper thyroid best med?

Hyper thyroid best med?

Tapazole (methimazole): Methimazole (tapazole) is preferred over ptu (propylthiouracil). Ptu (propylthiouracil) should be used only in first trimester of pregnancy, tapazole should be used all other times. ...Read more

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How are hypo and hyper thyroid different?

Opposite: Hypo is underactive and hyper is overactive. The symptoms are completely opposite. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a "hyper thyroid"?

What does it mean to have a "hyper thyroid"?

Hyperthyroid: This means that your thyroid is hyper functioning producing too much thyroid hormone. This can cause symptoms like weight loss, irritability, fast heart beat or palpitations, tremors, frequent urinating, heat intolerance, shakiness, flushing. See an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Hypothyroid is common or hyper thyroid is common ???

Hypothyroid is common or hyper thyroid is common ???

Both: both are relatively common. If you have symptoms of either discuss with your doctor ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


Dr. Emily Altman
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Baldness (Definition)

Baldness is a clinical finding where there are areas of scalp ...Read more