Here’s your Wednesday Weekly Roundup of Thyroid News from Thyroid Mom for September 10, 2014. These are articles, abstracts or blog posts that either appeared in the news this week or things that I found this week that I wanted to share with you relating to hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism in both adults and children. Happy Reading!
General Thyroid Related Articles (Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s, Hyperthyroidism, Graves’ Disease, Thyroid Cancer)
5 Common Lies You’ll Hear about Thyroid Disease
4 Herbs for Thyroid and Adrenal Health
The Himalayan Times: Understanding Thyroid Problems
10 Essential Oils for Hypothyroidism (Just a quick reminder here to be sure that you talk with your Doctor or Pharmacist regarding possible side effects/interactions with your current medications prior to taking anything new.)
How Do You Deal with Relatives Who Don’t Understand Chronic Illness
Thyroid Disorders in Children (Congenital Hypothyroidism)
As you may know, September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month. All of the articles shared today relate to Newborn Screening. I’m so glad that research is being done, articles are being written and this important topic is making news this week. Newborn Screening Saves Lives!
Clinical Practice: Experience with Newborn Screening for Congenital Hypothyroidism in Macedonia (ABSTRACT) Summary: the NBS program in Macedonia has been successful.
Clinical Characteristics of Children and Adolescents with Thyroid Disorders (ABSTRACT). Summary: Congenital Hypothyroidism was the most common thyroid disorder found, highlighting the need for newborn screening in Nigeria.
Questions for Parents to Ask Hospitals About Screening Programs
Advice for Parents on How to Handle Initial Positive Screens
Compiled by Blythe Clifford aka Thyroid Mom