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Thyroid Surgery What to Expect After the Procedure

Thyroid Surgery: FAQ & What to Expect After the Procedure

No one wants surgery but sometimes it’s necessary.  This post will walk you through everything you need to know as a patient about thyroid surgery.  You’ll learn what conditions it is recommended to treat, the complications of the surgery, why some people gain weight afterward, and what you can do to prevent this side effect: …

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Thyroidectomy Guide Recovery, Complications & What to Expect

Thyroidectomy Guide: Recovery, Complications & What to Expect

Thyroidectomy refers to the surgical procedure in which your thyroid is removed.  While the surgical portion of the procedure is usually fairly easy, the aftermath as it relates to your serum thyroid levels may be a different story entirely.  Learn more about Thyroidectomy in this guide, including the basics of the procedure, the long-term consequences …

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5 Tips for weight loss after thyroidectomy

5 Tips for Weight Loss after Thyroidectomy – What your Doctor is Missing

Almost every patient gains weight after having a thyroidectomy.  In fact, it’s considered normal to gain 20-30 pounds and most doctors just shrug it off as “normal”. ​When you consider that thyroid hormone controls the metabolism of your entire body, and that after removing it most patients gain 20-30 pounds – shouldn’t we at least …

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