Some 10 million American suffer from hypothyroidism, a common thyroid disorder in which the body doesn’t produce enough thyroid hormone, leading to fatigue, lethargy and weight gain.
Endocrinologists at Sutter Health specialize in caring for patients with hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism (including Graves’ disease) and other thyroid disorders, including thyroid cancer and thyroid goiters. Although these conditions can be uncomfortable, most are highly treatable.
Endocrinologists can recommend a variety of services to treat thyroid disorders, including:
- Medications — To balance hormonal levels in the thyroid.
- Thyroid Surgery — To treat conditions including cancerous and benign thyroid nodules, large thyroid goiters and overactive thyroid glands.
- Radioactive Iodine — To treat overactive thyroid due to Graves' disease or toxic nodules.
Don’t suffer from a thyroid disorder condition alone. Let one of our expert endocrinologists treat your condition and help restore you to good health.