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can protein deficiency cause hypothyroidism

A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
14 years experience Family Medicine
Iodine deficiency : You need iodine in order to make thyroid hormone. Why did you do that diet? I hope you are getting medical health for this eating disorder and the con ... Read More
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Dr. Cesar Sturla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Malnutrition: On a 100 ml of milk a day and bread for a year you are more tag just protein deficiency. You might be iodine deficient which will cause goiter and hyp ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
NOT RELATED: It is unlikely to be related to deficiency of Protein.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can: Iron deficiency anemia is more common in people with hypothyroidism.Red blood cells production falls and it can not be corrected just by iron sup;emen ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Unrelated: The two entities are unrelated causally (pathophysiologically), but share many clinical symptoms such as fatigue, weakness, dizziness, cold intoleranc ... Read More
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Thyroid: Although there could be another reason for the anemia, odds are that the hypothyroidism is contributing to the anemia.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg weakness: Unilateral leg wekness indicates localized problem. You should seek medical opinion.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not related to vitaD: and the tsh shows the pituitary gland is trying very hard to keep homone levels up to normal (why the TSH is so high). Most likely thyroid medicaiton ... Read More
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Months: Iodine deficiency is uncommon in the USA and civilized countries given the presence of iodized salt and the relative availability of seafood. It is st ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Hypothyroidism: The hypothyroidism is likely due to Hashimotos thyroiditis, which is autoimmune. People with Hashi have a higher risk of other autoimmune disorders ( ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Will not help: A protein power will not help your thyroid. A normal diet contains plenty of iodine.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Inadequate tests : Most people who feel cold all the time are hypothyroid. Many who are hypothyroid have "normal" T4 and TSH levels. Unless you had your free t3 (liothyr ... Read More

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