The Complete Idiot's Guide to Thyroid Disease by Alan, Dr. Christianson

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Controlling health when metabolism is out-of-control.



The thyroid is the body's energy center, working to set the metabolism. It can be underactive or work too fast. It is susceptible to cancer and other health issues, more often in women than men. And its symptoms are varying and hard to identify. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Thyroid Disease sifts through the vast amount of conflicting advice to help readers learn how to seek appropriate treatment for their individual situation.



? Covers Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism, as well as Goiter, Graves' Disease, Hashimoto's Disease, Thyroid Cancer, and adrenal gland diseases



? Thyroid's role in PMS, infertility, and postpartum depression

 

About Alan, Dr. Christianson

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Dr. Alan Christianson is the “go-to” expert to whom other physicians refer patients with thyroid disease. He has been featured on TV news stations across the country for his views on medicine, and has been spotlighted by national publications ranging from Woman's World to the Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients. Hy Bender is the author of 14 books, but in this book Hy brings the perspective of a patient, as he suffered from a severe thyroid problem, and his health now relies on continually receiving appropriate diagnoses and daily thyroid medication. Author home: Christianson: Scottsdale, AZ; Bender: New York, NY.
 
Published February 1, 2011 by Alpha. 323 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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