Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired


The article focuses on thyroid disorders. It explores the major function of thyroid gland which is to take the amino acid tyrosine, along with iodine, and produce the hormones thyroxine and triio...

MALE AND FEMALE HORMONE TESTING: An Underutilized Tool for Maintaining Optimal Health


The article examines the individual components of the male and female hormone panel blood test to maintain optimal health in older people. The thyroid stimulating hormone contains thyroxione and ...

Water and Ethanol Extracts of Piper nigrum in Regulating Thyroid Function and Lipid Peroxidation in Mice


An investigation was made to evaluate the effects of water and ethanol extracts of Piper nigrum L. fruits in the alteration of the serum thyroid hormone concentrations and tissue lipid peroxidati...

Thyroid Insufficiency. Is TSH Measurement the Only Diagnostic Tool?


Purpose: To evaluate and compare laboratory indices of thyroid function. Design: Practice-based retrospective study of patients' records. Materials and Methods: The records of all hypothyroid pat...

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