Posts Tagged "thyroid"

Are Doctors Removing Too Many Thyroids?

Posted on Nov 8, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the July 30, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) More Americans than ever are being diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and most are having the entire gland removed in response. But that is an overreaction to a cancer that likely will not kill most people who are diagnosed with it, two doctors argue in a new report. Most cases of thyroid cancer could be treated either by partial removal of the thyroid gland or by simply keeping an eye on the cancer in case it becomes aggressive, explained...

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One-Quarter of Cancer Patients Use Medical Marijuana, Study Finds

Posted on Jan 11, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the September 25, 2017 Medical Rewind Show Credit: Atomazul/Shutterstock One of the most well-known purported uses for medical marijuana is to alleviate symptoms related to cancer treatment, and a new study finds that use of the drug among cancer patients is not uncommon. In the study, which included more than 900 cancer patients in Seattle, nearly one-quarter reported using medical marijuana in the past year. In addition, almost all the participants said they wanted to learn more about medical marijuana, according...

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Is your thyroid sleeping on the job?

Posted on Jan 10, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the September 25, 2017 Medical Rewind Show CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO The thyroid is one of those functional parts of the body that doesn’t get a lot of attention until it starts having problems. Although this little gland in your neck is a small one, it produces the thyroid hormone that affects your metabolism——and indirectly, every other function of your body. Having a sleepy, underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) can lead to some real health problems, making diagnosis and treatment essential. According to the...

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Medical Rewind – September 25, 2017

Posted on Jan 9, 2018 in Chronic Disease, Medical Rewind

  If you missed Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to www.MedicalRewind.com to listen to the show replay.   .. Is your thyroid sleeping on the job?  The thyroid is one of those functional parts of the body that doesn’t get a lot of attention until it starts having problems. Although this little gland in your neck is a small one, it produces the thyroid hormone that affects your metabolism——and indirectly, every other function of your body. Having a sleepy, underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) can lead to some real health problems, making...

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More proof stress will kill you: Study finds a link between PTSD and lupus

Posted on Jan 8, 2018 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the September 25, 2017 Medical Rewind Show Women who’ve been exposed to trauma or have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are thrice as likely to develop lupus, according to new research. The study, published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, contributes to the growing body of evidence linking high levels of stress to autoimmune diseases. Led by Andrea Roberts, PhD, the researchers from Harvard University examined data from the Nurses’ Health Study II and followed 54,763 women for 24 years. Through this, they were...

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