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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
TSH: Tsh decreases in response to thyroid activity. If you're exposed to foods which suppress your thyroid and then avoid them, your thyroid function coul ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Harris
33 years experience Family Medicine
Take more Synthroid (thyroxine): If you're following your tsh, i'm assuming that you have hypothyroidism on replacement therapy. The number is opposite: if you are not on enough synt ... Read More
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
TSH interpretation: A TSH of 6 is indicative of underactive thyroid (hypothroid) & is treated by supplementing thyroid hormone until a normal level is achieved. Low numbe ... Read More
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Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Hypothyroid: You are hypothyroid, and may want to get more labs done. About 40% of hypothyroid people can have elevated thyroid antibodies as well. Check free T3 a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 years experience Endocrinology
No.: Tsh is high in hypothyroid patients and is lowered by taken thyroid hormone. Rarely TSH is high because it is produced by a pituitary gland tumor.
Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
Possible: Depending on the situation, if someone is sick and there TSH elevates indicating hypothyroidism it will normalize once the illness is resolved given t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid hormone: An elevated TSH typically means that the thyroid level is low. However, it is important to check the thyroid level (free t4) to see how low. Most pe ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Elevated TSH.: Diet won't help this. You require medication or adjustment.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Increase l-thyroxine: Hi. If you're taking your l-thyroxine compliantly everyday, you need a higher dose.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Low normal,,,: This is on the lower side of normal. It's in normal range but it's low and it'd be a good idea to get the thyroid readings checked and see if they're ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: 1-2 is the mid normal range for TSH and is the goal many doctors treating hypothyroidism strive to get the level to. Many people will feel better wit ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
How low?: Tsh is secreted episodically and one low TSH doesn't make a diagnosis. Are you experiencing any signs/symptoms of thyroid dysfunction. Are you pregnan ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joan Giordano
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: The answer to this question depends on how you feel, how long it took for the TSH tests to change, and the result f the next test. The ideal dose of ... Read More

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