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Dr. Jason Cohen Removes Large Thyroid Mass

SGLA’s Dr. Jason Cohen successfully removed one of the largest thyroid masses in the practice’s history. The mass, a parathyroid adenoma, was significantly larger than average, measuring almost one inch in length. 

Parathyroid adenomas form on the parathyroid glands in the neck, causing these glands to grow in size. These benign tumors can cause markedly elevated calcium levels in a person which can lead to a host of medical…

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How Yoga Can Help Restore Thyroid Levels

Most people know that yoga is a great exercise if you’re looking to become more limber and flexible. Yoga is also beneficial in that it helps to relieve stress and allows the body to heal more quickly after strenuous physical activity—but did you also know that yoga can help to restore thyroid levels? If you suffer from thyroid imbalances, yoga may be useful.
Stress, Yoga, and Thyroid Activity
One of the most beneficial parts of yoga is…

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Dr. Jason Cohen Removes Largest Parathyroid Adenoma In Office History

Sitting alongside the thyroid gland in the neck are small glands called the parathyroid glands. These glands have a role in regulating calcium metabolism in the human body. On occasion one or more of these glands will enlarge, causing the calcium in the blood to rise. Dr. Jason Cohen, founding partner of SGLA has spent years studying these glands and their effects on patients.
Dr. Cohen has become expert in identifying which of the glands is…

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How to Screen and Test for Thyroid Problems

What Is the Thyroid Gland, Exactly? Many of us only consider the health of our endocrine system—particularly the thyroid gland—when we’re trying to lose weight, but the thyroid plays an important role in the control of a wide variety of bodily functions. By producing unique hormones, the thyroid enables the healthy function of the brain, heart, liver, kidneys, and much more. When the thyroid is unable to produce these hormones properly, it…

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Parathyroid Surgery: Understanding Through Animation

Unlike thyroid disease, there are no pills or drugs you can take to help regulate hyperparathyroidism and the PHT production and calcium levels by the parathyroid glands. The only course of treatment is parathyroid surgery. Since surgery is the only form of treatment for this disease, thyroid doctors and surgeons are utilizing animated videos to help people better understand how their bodies are affected and how surgery is performed.

These…

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