075: Understanding the thyroid

Learn how to identify thyroid cancer early so you can get the best treatments. Dr. Flora, MD, Executive Medical Director, Oncology Services at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, and Dr. Oakley review some of the most common causes of hypothyroidism and why getting to the root cause of your thyroid disorder is critical to properly addressing symptoms. Quite a bit is covered in this episode including:

• What is the thyroid?
• How does it work?
• What are the symptoms/signs of thyroid cancer?
• What happens when the tests come back “normal” but you don’t feel normal?

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