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By Frank Brettschneider, D.O.
The term “thyroid disease” describes awide range of conditions involvingunderproduction or overproduction ofhormones neces...
Conditions triggered by hypothyroidisminclude postpartum thyroiditis, autoimmuneor Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, silent thyroid...
A medical doctor with more than 22 yearsof experience, Dr. Frank Brettschneiderpractices general otolaryngology,otolaryngi...
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Many thyroid conditions treatable with pharmaceutical, surgical regimens by frank brettschneider, d.o.

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The term “thyroid disease” describes a wide range of conditions involving underproduction or overproduction of hormones necessary to normal biologic functions. The thyroid uses iodine to produce hormones that regulate growth and other metabolic functions. A high level of thyroid hormones causes hyperthyroidism while low levels signal hypothyroidism.

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Many thyroid conditions treatable with pharmaceutical, surgical regimens by frank brettschneider, d.o.

  1. 1. By Frank Brettschneider, D.O.
  2. 2. The term “thyroid disease” describes awide range of conditions involvingunderproduction or overproduction ofhormones necessary to normal biologicfunctions. The thyroid uses iodine toproduce hormones that regulate growth andother metabolic functions. A high level ofthyroid hormones causes hyperthyroidismwhile low levels signal hypothyroidism.
  3. 3. Conditions triggered by hypothyroidisminclude postpartum thyroiditis, autoimmuneor Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, silent thyroiditis,and acute thyroiditis. The body alsooccasionally develops thyroid hormoneresistance because of various medicalconditions. When a person’s thyroid isoveractive, he or she sometimesexperiences such illnesses as Graves’disease, toxic nodules, toxic multinodulargoiters, or hashitoxicosis.
  4. 4. A medical doctor with more than 22 yearsof experience, Dr. Frank Brettschneiderpractices general otolaryngology,otolaryngic allergy, and orofacial plasticsurgery. A graduate of Michigan StateUniversity, from which he earned his Doctorof Osteopathic Medicine, he also completeda Doctor of Pharmacy at Ferris StateUniversity. Dr. Frank Brettschneider offers afull range of medical expert in the field ofotology, including treatment of thyroiddisease.

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