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foods to eat that help reduce a goiter

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Mostly bromine: Some worry about raw cruciferous veggies like broccoli ; cauliflower -- but you can avoid the problem by cooking them. The main culprit is brominated ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience Endocrinology
Iodine: The most common cause of goiter world wide is from Iodine deficiency. Foods rich in iodine include sea vegetables, cranberries, yogurt, strawberries ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Cause of goiter: It is more important to determine the cause of goiter. Goiter is the term for enlarged thyroid gland and you need to consult your doctor to ascertain ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Usual diet: No special diet is needed for thyroid surgery.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get treated: Diet matters little or noting. You have graves disease or less likely one or more hot nodules. This will first make your life totally miserable and th ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Avoid excess iodine: The only dietary restriction with Graves disease is to avoid excess iodine in your diet, such as kelp, seaweed. Also try to avoid having a radiologic ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No food restrictions: Worldwide, the common reason for goiter is a lack of iodine, known as iodine deficiency. In order to absorb as much iodine from the bloodstream as po ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Please refocus: If you have a diffuse goiter, you need to find the cause. If you have graves' or are iodine deficient (does your town use iodized salt?), your health ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
DOesn't matter: What you eat, as the goiter won't be affected -- but eat less, exercise more, and stay lean for other health reasons.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Cause??: If a goiter is the result of anti-thyroid antibodies and your thyroid function is normal, there isn't much to be done. It will eventually go down on ... Read More
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