The Thyroid SourceBook

The Thyroid SourceBook

by M. Sara Rosenthal

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071597258
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/10/2008
Series: Sourcebooks Series
Edition description: List
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 817,746
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

M. Sara Rosenthal, Ph.D., is a thyroid cancer survivor, bioethicist, medical sociologist, and pioneer in consumer health writing who has authored more than thirty books. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto and is the director of the Program for Bioethics at the University of Kentucky.


Table of Contents

Introduction
1.Meet Your Thyroid Gland
2. Hypothyroidism: Slowing Down
3. Hyperthyroidism: Speeding Up
4. Thyroiditis
5. Please Explain Thyroid Nodules
6. When they Tell You it’s Cancer
7. Thyroid Disease Complications
8. Thyroid and New Life
9. Hot Stuff: A Starter’s Guide to Radioactive Iodine
10. Helping the Medicine Go Down: Thyroid Hormone Replacement
11. What to Eat
12. The Role of Complimentary and Alternative Medicine

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