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how does thyroxine affect metabolism

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Dr. John Kruse
30 years experience Neurosurgery
You : You could look to see if you're leptin resistant. You could assess this with a reverse T3 (liothyronine) test and if it is elevated you like are lept ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Saitta
37 years experience Endocrinology
In : In most cases hypothyroidism is permanent, so thyroid hormone replacement is lifelong. The exception would be if the hypothyroidism had been part of a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
BMR: Good sleep is essential for proper functioning of body. Take thyroid hormone as prescribed for hypothyroidism as it will help metabolism.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Synthroid: synthroid could be a contributing factor as well as 8 hours of sleep. multiple factors which you didnt state could be as well such as your diet and e ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Throttle: Think of the thyroid gland as the throttle for the speed by which metabolism occurs.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad Aslami
Specializes in Family Medicine
Improve: Diet could improve metabolism by secreting pancreatic hormones which helps to reduce risk of diabetes and dyslipidemia.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
11 years experience Internal Medicine
It suppresses: your appetite. With continued use that effect wears off quickly.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid and sodium: There are many causes of abnormal na levels. Hypothyroidism can cause low na (hyponatremia). If you are on the correct dose of synthroid (thyroxine) ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Only in excess: Many studies have shown that a woman who drinks one alcoholic beverage a day or a man who has 2 drinks will live longer than those who drink more or l ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually not at all: This is not normally a side effect of clindamycin. However, any infection can cause low energy -- so I would guess that whatever infection you are bei ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
It doesn't: Despite warnings that hydrochlorothiazide can interfere with results of a thyroid test, the best info i can find suggests it does not! see http://www. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
False increase in T4: Levels of thyroid binding protein increase in pregnancy and levels of T4 are higher than during the non-pregnant state. This change does not affect th ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Alcohol lowers T: Check out http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh25-4/282-287.htm for more indepth info on how alcohol consumption lowers testosterone production. ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
ReduceAbsoIncresLoss: Tea contain compounds that can reduce Calcium levels.Caffeine affects Calcium Absorption in two ways.As the caffeine intake increases you excrete more ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
6 years experience Family Medicine
Not directly: Glycosuria or sugar in the urine does not have any direct affect on body functions. However, there should not be any sugar in the urine unless there i ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angela Savatiel
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cretinism: Until about 14 weeks gestation the fetus depends on the mother's thyroid hormone before it can make its own. Severe low levels of maternal thyroid hor ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
tough question!: My belief is that the effect caffeine has on triglycerides is very small. However, based on this article: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/2333832 ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Tucker
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Very little: Ourmetabolism is generally pretty consistent. Any day to day change is met with a counter balance force regularly. Think about ho wyou do month to m ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Affect metabolism : It is a complex question. Briefly, low function of thyroid called hypothyroidism will slow down the using of glucose. If patient has diabetes, hypothy ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
?: No established direct effect, but such deleterious drug isn't expected to be of any benefit in any condition, including psychiatric illness claimed by ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Jury is still out: Recall that soy (protein) has been recommended as an alternative to estrogen to treat menopause in women. In men, estrogen (estradiol) decreases testo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: It has no effect on your thyroid.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroidectomy: If they did a complete thyroidectomy, your thyroid levels should be low; you should become hypothyroid and need to be on levothyroxine. However, some ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Many ways: It depends on the type of thyroid problem. Hypothyroid women may need more thyroid in each trimester. By delivery many patients are taking half again ... Read More

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