Wife, mother of 2 college aged kids, nurse of 28 years. My knowledge of the thyroid gland (and how its imbalance can negatively impact a person) has increased since my 1+ year hyperthyroid experience. Many nurses have the basic knowledge of thyroid function and many d
[More]o not know how truly it's malfunction can affect a person. I have found that many family doctors have limited thyroid knowledge. Even doctors specialize--thus Endocrinologists. When I comment on posts it is mostly from my personal experience with Graves with symptoms and how I felt. I am grateful to have found medhelp thyroid community--it and it's members have helped me with info to cope and to feel like someone truly understands how I am feeling.
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