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Author: Elaine Moore's Blog Created: 8/6/2008
Topics, tips, general information, controversies and commentaries on a variety of health topics, by Elaine Moore.

The Use of Potentilla (cinquefoil, bloodroot) in Thyroid Disorders and Colitis

By Elaine Moore on 7/25/2016
Used since ancient times, Potentilla species are now being used in Russia to treat Graves' disease, multinodular goiter, and hypothyroidism.
Alternative medicine
Graves' Disease
Research News
bloodroot
goiter
leaky gut syndrome
nodules
polyphenols
potentilla white
white cinquefoil root

Atrial Fibrillation in Graves' Disease

By Elaine Moore on 7/20/2016
Two autoantibodies associated with Atrial Fibrillation in Graves' patients
Graves' Disease
Research News
beta-1 adrenergic receptors (AAbeta1AR)
beta-blockers
hyperthyroidism
M2 muscarinic receptors (AAM2R) antibodies
palpitations

Graves' Disease Following Subacute Thyroiditis

By Elaine Moore on 7/9/2016
Graves' Disease can develop within several months after a condition of subacute thyroiditis.
Graves' Disease
Research News
SED rate
Subacute thyroiditis
thyrotoxicosis
TRAb
TSH Receptor antibodies

When the Immune System is Weak in Autoimmune Disease

By Elaine Moore on 5/3/2016
Special considerations must be made in autoimmune disease patients with common variable immunodeficiency
Autoimmune diseases
Graves' Disease
Research News
caspase-9 deficiency
common variable immune deficiency
CVID
immunodeficiency
low immunoglobulins
low T-suppressor cells
T-lymphocyte antigen 4

Social Security Benefits for Graves' Disease Patients

By Elaine Moore on 4/29/2014

To help Graves' disease readers of this website understand the process of applying for Social Security Disability Benefits, Ram Meyyappam, a writer for the Social Security Help Blog, has written the following article. Hearty thanks to Ram.

Graves' Disease
Disability

Using Iodine for Hyperthyroidism

By Elaine Moore on 4/8/2014

Dach on using Lugol's solution.

Alternative medicine
Graves' Disease
iodine therapy
Lugol's

The T3 Uptake Test

By Elaine Moore on 2/6/2014

Confusion about how to understand the T3 Uptake test, considered obsolete.  Test doesn't measure thyroid hormone.

Graves' Disease
Hypothyroidism
T3 Uptake test

Very long-term methimazole therapy is effective and safe

By Elaine Moore on 3/18/2013

Studies show higher quality of life with long-term MMI vs RAI

Graves' Disease
anti-thyroid drugs
graves disease
methimazole
mmi

Low Vitamin D Levels in Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

By Elaine Moore on 2/7/2013

Vitamin D inversely related to TPO and thyroglobulin antibodies



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