Graves Disease – Just the official diagnostic name for auto immune Hyperthyroidism.
Hashimoto’s – Just the official diagnostic name for auto immune Hypothyroidism.
Nodules – Small lump, sometimes filled with fluid, similar to a tumor. (Can be cancerous or benign)
Hot Nodule – A nodule that produces excess thyroid hormone and does not obey signals from the pituitary gland.
Parathyroid – An even smaller gland behind the thyroid that regulates the amount of calcium in the blood & bones.
TSH – Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (This hormone is produced in the pituitary gland)
T3 – Triiodothyrinone (This hormone is produced by the thyroid gland)
T4 – Tetraiodothyrinone (This hormone is produced by the thyroid gland)
(If there is anything additional that you think should be included, please comment below.)