Thyroid and ParathyroidThe board-certified otolaryngologists and thyroid doctors at Eastside ENT Specialists are dedicated to providing efficient thyroid treatment options. Modern diagnostic procedures like a fine needle Aspiration Biopsy help us find out the nature of your thyroid problem. Depending on the cause and severity of your condition, a wide-ranging treatment options are available including:
- Hormone replacement pills
- Medication to block excessive production of the thyroid hormones
- Surgical removal of the thyroid and parathyroid glands
About Your Throid and ParathyroidThyroids are the butterfly shaped endocrine glands wrapped around your windpipe just below your larynx (voice box). It stores and produces thyroid hormones that regulates our metabolic rate and affects our body weight as well as our energy levels. The Parathyroid is the four-sectioned glands located at the edge of thyroid gland. They serve the important function of regulating calcium, vitamin D and phosphorus levels in your body.
What Are Some Common Thyroid Problems?Hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid gland) and Hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid gland) are among the most common thyroid disorders affecting Americans. Goiter or thyroid enlargement is also a source of much discomfort for many. Abnormal thyroid nodules and malfunctioning parathyroid glands are among the conditions that require thorough evaluation and effective treatment plan by an experienced thyroid doctor.
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