Medical Director
Dr. Ghassan Zein

Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Opthalmology Consultant

Prof. Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS

Facial Plastic Surgeon
Beverly Hills, CA

Prof. Babak Larian, MD, FACS

Head & Neck Surgeon
Beverly Hills, CA

Jimmy S. Firouz, MD

Plastic Surgeon
Beverly Hills, CA

Joely Kaufman, MD

Dermatologist
Miami

Dr. Ghassan Zein

Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Opthalmology Consultant

Prof. Jorge Alió, MD

Ophthalmologist
Spain

Prof. Kenneth Wright, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmologist
Los Angeles

Prof. Stephen Foster, MD

Ophthalmologist
America

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Boston, USA

Wright Foundation
Los Angeles, USA

5 Thyroid Myths

The ENT experts at Beverly Hills Medical Center of Kuwait often face the same old thyroid myths. That is why we decided to present five of the most common myths about thyroid disease that are circulating among practitioners and patients.


Myth #1: TSH is the only test needed to guide both diagnosis and treatment of thyroid imbalances
While many practitioners rely on the Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) Test as the means of diagnosing thyroid disease, other thyroid blood tests are also important in coming to a correct diagnosis. A growing number of innovative doctors believe that symptoms are a much more reliable way of diagnosing and following thyroid problems.

Myth #2: Thyroid disease is easy to diagnose and treat
It is, in our opinion, extremely unfortunate that “easily diagnosed, easily treated” is a mantra used by some practitioners. In reality, many innovative doctors, and millions of patients, know that thyroid disease is a complex, multi-faceted condition that requires a variety of approaches to diagnose and resolve.

Myth #3: Only older women develop thyroid problems
A woman in her 60s has a 1 in 5 chance of developing a thyroid problem, but they are not the only people who develop thyroid conditions. Women are actually vulnerable to thyroid conditions at any age, and men of all ages also develop thyroid diseases.

Myth #4: Thyroid conditions are contagious
It is easy to understand how this myth has developed, as people in close proximity to one another often develop thyroid conditions. But the truth is it is not possible for the disease to spread from person to person. It is, however, often inherited.

Myth #5:
If you do not have any symptoms, you do not have a thyroid condition
Let’s just put it this way: 10 million people in American alone are believed to suffer from undiagnosed thyroid conditions.

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If you have thyroid disease, speak with your primary physician or schedule a consultation with one of our thyroid experts by calling +(965)-222-89999 today!

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