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food to avoid hyperthyroidism

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Eat sensibly: You'd get the idea from reading "pop" articles online that diet is the way to manage most disease. It is not. Hyperthyroidism is serious -- and used t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Mostly no: If you are hyperthyroid, you will need more calories to maintain your weight. Eat a balanced diet. You should avoid foods with very high iodine cont ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Hyperthyroid: If you are hyperthyroid, the Propranolol should make you feel better. Your metabolic rate is high, so you will need more calories than others. Don't ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Avoid stimulants: If your thyroid is overactive, your metabolic rate will be higher, and you will need more calories, fluids, etc. Usually appetite/thirst drives this. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
None: Don't change your diet for this.
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
None: I don't think there are any foods to avoid.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
45 years experience Endocrinology
Depends on type: There is no evidence that any specific food will be helpful in treating hyperthyroidism. The first step in treatment is to determine the type of hype ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Cohen
42 years experience Internal Medicine
No: If you are hyperthyroid you need to be treated with medication or radioactive iodine. You should see an Endocrinologist. This is not a lifestyle issue
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Treatment?: If you have an overactive thyroid, it needs to be treated to get your thyroid level back into the normal range. The treatment depends on the cause. ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
45 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
No: While most seafood does contain iodide which the body used to produce thyroid hormone there is not enough of it to alter the activity of your thyroid. ... Read More
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