Help! My thyroid is enlarged!

…medications, or RAI, or removal. More here to consider in working with your doctor. DYSHORMONOGETIC GOITER This kind of goiter is more rare and can genetically run in families. “Patients…

Iodine and your thyroid

Goiter and Endemic Thyroid Disorders. World J. Surg., 15:205-215, 1991. (Autoimmune Thyroiditis) Weaver, D.K., Batsakis, J.G., Nishiyama, R.H., Relationship of Iodine to “Lymphocytic Goiters”. Arch. Surg., 98:183-186, 1968. (Autoimmune Thyroiditis)…

Selenium

goiter but a selenium deficiency results in a “weighty” or heavy thyroid as evidenced by ultrasound results. Studies show that selenium protects against goiter and iodine is proving to protect…