thyroid

Hypothyroidism: A Common Misdiagnosed Condition

the MWHC Blog Team February 01, 2016

Tired? Can’t focus? Mood swings? Your thyroid gland could be to blame. Hypothyroidism— an underactive thyroid—can trigger these symptoms. Doctors…

Why taking thyroid supplements is a bad idea

Kenneth D. Burman, MD, Director, Endocrinology November 07, 2017

The thyroid is an organ located in the front of the neck that’s involved in several major bodily functions. Breathing,…

Why I usually recommend surgery to treat low-risk thyroid cancer

Kenneth D. Burman, MD, Director, Endocrinology December 12, 2017

Doctors are seeing more patients with thyroid cancer in the last 30 years, as data from the American Cancer Society…

Thyroid cancer screening guidelines raise questions

Kenneth D. Burman, MD, Director, Endocrinology January 08, 2018

In May 2017, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended that doctors not screen routinely for thyroid cancer in…