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a deficiency in which mineral leads to thyroid deficiency

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Iodine, but....: The thyroid needs iodine. However, it is almost impossible to become iodine deficient if you live in the us or other western countries because iodine ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: Definitely. Upper back and neck muscle tightness and spasm can be from hypothyroidism. Other factors can contribute. Magnesium and zinc are helpful. A ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Cohen
39 years experience Psychiatry
B12/thyroid: They are different but may share some symptoms. Both have more than 1 cause for dysfunction, both can be due to autoimmune disease, hashimoto's thyroi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Both can lead to loss of libido. Have your doctor check you out.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Vitamins are in food: A person in the U.S. Who eats a balanced diet, has normal digestion, and exercises outdoors regularly, does not become vitamin-deficient even if she n ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcel Hungs
26 years experience Neurology
Yes: Although narcolepsy and thyroid condition are not too closely related, autoimmune conditions have connections. We usually check free T3 (liothyronin ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
No food: relation. Once you take medication, iodine does not do much.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trajko Bojadzievski
Specializes in Endocrinology
NO: No sufficient evidence to suggest direct link btw vitamin D and/or Vitamin B deficiency and thyroid disorder. Discuss this very good question with an ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Vit D & thyroid: 35 F from US asks can Vit D meds for deficiency thats caused 2nd hyperparathyroidism end up shrinking one side of thyroid 7 mm in 1o months. ANS: I ca ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Not if thyroid ok: If your thyroid level is returned to normal, your sexual function should return to whatever "normal" is for you. You can have a pituitary problem that ... Read More

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