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can hashimotos disease affect the kidney function

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: but theoretically taking thyroid replacement can increase urinary excretion of calcium- but this is just theoretical.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mariam Manoukian
Specializes in ADHD and Autism
No.: There is no association between Hashimoto's disease and kidney disease directly, however Hashimoto's is an autoimmune condition and you need to be che ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aldino Pierotti III
28 years experience Integrative Medicine
Quickly: If treated properly by OPTIMIZING tissue thyroid levels (ignore TSH....focus on free T3 (liothyronine)/Reverse T3 (liothyronine) ratio), and optimize ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aldino Pierotti III
28 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: Depending on what stage of Hashimoto's you are experiencing...HYPER or HYPO thyroidism. Your free T4, free T3, (liothyronine) Reverse T3, (liothyronin ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Not usually: Very rarely, hyperthyroidism from graves' can be so severe that it causes many organs to malfunction. Usually, however, kidney function stays normal. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Decrease it!: All chronic body illnesses weaken the immune system. Physical and mental--- makes no different. Weakens the immune response!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
34 years experience Family Medicine
Renal equals kidney: The kidney is the basic engine of the renal system. It is what processes the wastes and corrects the chemicals in the body. The remainder of the ren ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Three of them: Glomerulonephritis systemic lupus erythematosus type 1 diabetes mellitus.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
Pressure: The liver performs many vital functions including filtering toxins and produicing things like natural anti coagulants. Impairment of these affects the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Stein
Dr. Ian Stein answered
20 years experience Neurology
Lipid build up: There is alipid build up in the kidneys and in the blood vessels feeding the kidneys.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Not traditionally: The term "chronic Lyme disease" refers to the symptoms of continued headache, joint pains,fatigue, and sometimes cognitive difficulties that can conti ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart disease: If the heart doesn't pump adequate blood to supply the demands of the various organ systems, they don't function normally
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Indirectly: Gallstones may sometimes exit the gallbladder(gb) and get stuck within the bile ducts that connect the liver to the intestine. This may block the live ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Absolutely: People with kidney disease have a higher risk of hormonal and reproductive problems. Incidence of erectile dysfunction is higher. Pregnancy rates in w ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Adrenal insufficiency can result in orthostasis and hypotension, with a compensatory rise in heart rate (particularly on standing).
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Thyroid and CHF: The thyroid regulates the metabolism increasing the heart rate over the course of the time - like whipping a horse - can produce heart issues as the ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elie El-Charabaty
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Lowers immunity : Kidney diseases usually lowers someone's immunity as evidenced by the high risk of these patients to develop infections ( pneumonia, urine infection e ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Israr Abbasi
27 years experience Psychiatry
Depression : Graves dz initial stages can cause hyperthyroid state and hence anxiety restlessness . Later causes hypothyroidism and case depression sx.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendell Goins
41 years experience General Surgery
Increases metabolism: Thyriod hormone affects the whole body.It helps the normal processes function at optimal speeds. It functions like "sparkplugs". When you have a condi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Several ways: Kidney disease in rheumatoid arthritis can be caused by some medications, amyloid deposits and vascular changes. Take care not to take higher than th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Too complex: In short, it increases salt and water retention and potassium and magnesium and phosphorus retention depending on degree of ckd. Also increases PTH an ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
Dr. Ira Katz answered
23 years experience Endocrinology
Possible: It is uncommon in young pts for hypothyroidism to cause heart probs, but it def can cause cardiac issues. It cause a slow heart beat, which usually re ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Yes. Interstitial cystitis can occur and you may notice that you are more prone to infections.
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