MedHelp Social Community
Have you checked your Thyroid lately? It's Thyroid Awareness Mont...
About This Community:

Welcome to the MedHelp Social Community. This community is where members can chat with other members about day-to-day issues and topics. This community is not monitored by medical professionals. If you have questions or are in need of support for a health condition or health question, please use one of our other 300+ forums.

Healthy debates are encouraged. Personal attacks or insults will not be tolerated. Please remember to treat all members and opinions with respect

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Have you checked your Thyroid lately? It's Thyroid Awareness Month ....

3882869?1232134912
Here's How you can Do a Thyroid Neck Self-Check:

This simple self-check may help identify if your thyroid is enlarged, one sign that you may need further examination by a doctor.  When you see your Doctor at a routine physical, they should be doing a thyroid check .. that's how they found my 2 thyroid nodules .. at a routine checkup.  

Here's a great site to do your own Neck Check .. please pass this along to your friends .. it's Nat'l Thyroid Awareness Month and Thyroid Cancer, and Thyroid Disease is not well known or talked about nearly enough, but it is a reality and can happen to anyone.

-----

Difficulty Level: Easy      Time Required: 5 minutes

http://thyroid.about.com/library/howto/htthyroid-check.htm


**Excellent souce of the step by step details**

The Thyroid Community Leaders
Stella, Laura & C~
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
168348_tn?1379360675
Here's a link right to our own Health Pages ...

http://www.aace.com/newsroom/press/2004/index.php?r=20040443

C~
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I encourage anyone interested to go to ChitChatNine’s second mentioned website.  That of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists - for thyroid self-check instructions, plus so much other reputable information on thyroid disease.  It’s a valuable website from a valuable association.  Another really good website and association on thyroid disease is the American Thyroid Association.  Their website is at: http://www.thyroid.org/

Take care.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
MedHelp Social Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank