Low Temperatures

What do low temperatures mean? ... read more »

White Discharge from Nipples

Could white breast discharge from my nipples be a problem? ... read more »

Hypothyroidism - Cause of Infertility

Is my low thyroid a reason for my infertility? ... read more »

Thyroid to Blame for Some Pregnancy Complications

Researchers now believe that the thyroid may be responsible for some major complications during pregnancy. The thyroid is not currently a part of the screening processes that take place in the first trimester, but that could possibly change in the very near future. ... read more »

Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hypopituitarism

Hypopituitarism treatment during pregnancy is important to the neonatal health, according to a new study published in the journal Thyroid. Researchers from the Pediatrics Department at the University of Maryland authored the study. ... read more »

Abnormal TSH, Adiposity Rebound and Childhood Obesity

Researchers from the National Cheng Kung University Hospital in Taiwan recently published a study on the impact of congenital hypothyroidism on risk of obesity. The study was published in the journal Pediatric Neonatology. ... read more »

Six Energy-Alternatives During Pregnancy

There are many other healthy ways besides consuming caffeine to gain energy. Read on to learn six caffeine-free energy-boosting strategies that you can practice to ensure a healthy pregnancy.   ... read more »

Why Does My Doctor Test Alkaline Phosphatase?

Alkaline phosphatase is an enzyme that removes phosphates from various molecules in the body, including proteins and alkaloids. This blood test is often ordered as part of a liver health screening. ... read more »

Proton Radiotherapy for Pediatric Brain Tumors

Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital across various hospital departments recently published the results of an 11-year study on the treatment of pediatric brain tumors with proton radiotherapy (PRT). ... read more »

Can Maternal Hypothyroidism Cause a Low IQ?

Your thyroid is responsible for many bodily processes. It is a gland found in the neck that controls how quickly your body uses energy, makes proteins, and it controls your body’s sensitivity to other hormones. Sometimes, the thyroid does not perform correctly. ... read more »

Preeclampsia and Reduced Thyroid Function

Preeclampsia can develop by itself, but it can also develop from other fairly common pregnancy complications. It can also cause other types of medical complications as well, like a reduced thyroid function. ... read more »

Serum Albumin During Pregnancy

Albumin is a general term referring to water-soluble proteins found in blood. Serum albumin accounts for about 60% of plasma proteins found in human blood. ... read more »

Thyroid Disease And Pregnancy

Thyroid disease needs to be carefully managed during pregnancy. The thyroid gland manufactures thyroid hormones, which regulate the rate at which your body carries on its necessary functions. ... read more »

Hypothyroidism - Anovulation

I have a low thyroid condition, can that be a cause of my ovulation problems? ... read more »

Hypothyroidism, Low Thyroid, Infertility, and Pregnancy

Hypothyroidism could be a cause of infertility in women with irregular cycles. If women with hypothyroidism get pregnant there is an increased risk of miscarriage and problems in the baby. ... read more »

Complementary and Alternative Therapies For Hypothyroid

People diagnosed with hypothyroidism need medical treatment, but nutrition and herbs can help support conventional treatment. ... read more »

Thyroid Medications In Pregnancy

Thyroid medication in pregnancy includes medications given for too low of a thyroid function (hypothyroidism) and medications given for too much thyroid function (hyperthyroidism). ... read more »

What Is The Average BBT Basal Body Temperature?

The average range of basal body temperatures is between 97.7-98.2 Fahrenheit, but normal temperatures may be different from one woman to another. ... read more »