Useful Websites for Hyperthyroidism and Graves' Disease
ThyroidChange values websites that support the individual thyroid patient. The sites listed here were chosen based on the information provided on them. If there is a resource that you would like us to consider for listing, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line,“WEBSITE RESOURCE”.
American Thyroid Association (www.thyroid.org/patients) Patient resource pages are designed to provide up-to-date information for thyroid patients, their families and other interested public communities. The American Thyroid Association is dedicated to serving as an educational resource for the public by supporting thyroid research and promoting the prevention, treatment and cure of thyroid-related diseases and thyroid cancer.
About.com Thyroid Disease (http://thyroid.about.com) This site has a wealth of information on hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer, as well as related illnesses. Mary Shomon write articles that are easy to read, making complex issues easy to understand.
Elaine Moore Graves’ Disease & Autoimmune Disease Education (www.elaine-moore.com) This site helps to support and educate patients with Graves’ disease and other autoimmune disorders. Here you’ll learn about the autoimmune nature, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Graves’ disease and other autoimmune conditions along with the latest facts on low dose Naltrexone and various integrative therapies to help support the immune system.
Everyday Health: Thyroid Conditions (www.everydayhealth.com/thyroid-conditions/thyroid-conditions-basics.aspx) This resource has complete information on thyroid disorders, treatments, risk factors, and on, and on. Check out this comprehensive source of information.
Graves’ Eye Disease and Hyperthyroid (http://eyesee.typepad.com/hyperthyroid_graves_eye) Graves’ Eye Disease and Hyperthyroid is a website that discusses living with symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Graves Eye Disease (Thyroid Eye Disease) and Hyperthyroid–What to expect, questions to ask, and more.
Graves Disease Cure Website (www.gravesdiseasecure.com) This site is devoted to helping people suffering from Graves’ Disease, Hyperthyroidism and Thyroid Eye Disease. The owner of the blog, Svetla Bankova, a psychologist by profession, was diagnosed with Graves’ Disease in 2003 and cured herself with alternative and holistic methods, now available to other sufferers through her website, books, articles and blog. All the materials are based on her personal experience and research, and the understanding of the psychological and psychosomatic manifestation of Graves’ Disease and hyperthyroidism.
LIVESTRONG (www.livestrong.com/thyroid) Originally intended as a cancer education and support forum, this site has become a resource for articles on all sorts of health issues including those related to thyroid dysfunction. It is an excellent source of credible information and support.
Living with Graves’ Disease: Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Resources and Support for Families. (www.livingwithgravesdisease.com) This community was created specifically for Graves’ Disease sufferers. It is a public education organization for sufferers that launched their first website about Graves’ Disease and Thyroid disease in 1999.
Mayo Clinic (www.mayoclinic.com) This website has more than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage your health creating an extensive resource of credible medical information.
Patient.co.uk (www.patient.co.uk) This community offers comprehensive health information as provided by GPs and nurses to patients during consultations. Also, provides information on treatment options and other diseases such as diabetes.
Stop The Thyroid Madness (www.stopthethyroidmadness.com) Check out this global and revolutionary thyroid patient-to-patient informational website, where the message is simple and clear: Stop the Thyroid Madness™! Globally, informed thyroid patients have come to a unified conclusion that for 50+ years, they have been subjected to a thyroid treatment which didn’t work, leaving their lives compromised with lingering thyroid symptoms, besides adrenal stress and low levels of important vitamins and minerals. Janie Bowthrope, thyroid patient activist, author, blogger and creator of this informational, educational patient-to-patient site—STTM for short. It’s meant to be helpful and empowering information based on the experience of patients worldwide to inspire, educate and be taken into your doctor’s office.
Thyroid Disease Manager (www.thyroidmanager.org) A wonderful resource that offers an up-to-date analysis of thyrotoxicosis, hypothyroidism, thyroid nodules and cancer, thyroiditis, and all aspects of human thyroid disease and thyroid physiology. It provides physicians, researchers, and trainees (as well as patients) around the world with an authoritative, current, complete, objective, FREE, and down-loadable source on the thyroid.