Thyroid Tests

Learn about what are the best thyroid tests for diagnosis and monitoring of hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's thyroiditis and autoimmune thyroid disease and how you can order thyroid tests online without medical insurance and a doctor's referral

Say goodbye to your skin rash

Dermatitis herpetiformis is a gluten induced extremely itchy and blistering rash. About 25% of patients with celiac disease and Hashimoto's thyroiditis have dermatitis herpetiformis. The blisters appear on the elbows, knees, face, scalp, trunk, buttocks and occasionally within the mouth. The lesions are symmetrically diffused and are slow to heal. The predominant symptoms are itching and burning that is rapidly relieved when the blisters rupture. This disease is usually found in patients 30 … [Read more...]

All you need to know about Hashimoto’s disease

Hakaru Hashimoto is a Japanese physician who was first to describe the condition in a German paper in 1912. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an inflammation of the thyroid gland and sometimes referred to as Hashimoto’s disease, chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis and autoimmune thyroiditis. Hashimoto's thyroiditis results from the malfunction of the immune system. The thyroid antibodies attack the thyroid gland causing swelling and inflammation.  The healthy cells and tissue are slowly destroyed and … [Read more...]