Frequently misdiagnosed or overlooked, thyroid disease can be subtle and insidious, accounting for a range of symptoms including depression, fatigue, weight gain, insomnia, dry skin and thinning hair. Yet, once correctly diagnosed, it is very treatable. This book explains the thyroid's role as a powerhouse for the whole body, and why it's important to support conventional treatments with holistic measures. Based on cutting edge research, it tells you all you need to know about thyroid disease - types, causes, medical treatment and self-help.
Mark Greener is an award-winning medical bioscience writer and journalist. He is clinical editor of Pharmacy Magazine, and author of several health books. He is based in Cambridge.