All through TLC’s two-hour particular about Buddy’s restoration, Lisa additionally revealed her prognosis of cystic thyroid illness, which is when nodules develop on the thyroid, affecting how the gland produced hormones within the physique.
Normally, nodules in your thyroid aren’t a giant deal, so long as they are not cancerous or trigger problems. In line with Mayo Clinic, these nodules are sometimes discovered throughout routine check-ups and are sometimes famous to be monitored for future problems.
Cystic thyroid illness is definitely extraordinarily frequent, however in accordance with a Harvard examine, it may be linked to a rise in breast most cancers in ladies.
Whereas the examine finally concluded that the 2 usually are not actually linked, the examine “discovered that these with an overactive thyroid had a barely elevated danger of breast most cancers — an 11% larger danger, to be particular.”
This, in fact, led Lisa to be apprehensive about her well being, and within the episode she briefly discusses potential therapy choices.