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hyposecretion of thyroxine hormone

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Dr. Carol Cheney
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None: If the dose is appropriate, there should be no side effects of thyroid hormone replacement. The body does not differentiate a normal amount of thyroi ... Read More

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Poling
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Thyroid: It depends on the individual. Armour thyroid is different from the other two because it has T3 (liothyronine) and T4 in a 1:4 ratio. The other 2 onl ... Read More
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Dr. Shaym Puppala
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Based on tyrosine: Thyroxine is an ether made up of iodized tyrosine (an amino acid) and an iodized phenyl ring.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
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Thyroxine is a type: The thyroid gland secretes two types of hormones: thyroxine (t4) and triiodothyronine (t3), but it produces T4 at much higher levels than t3. When tre ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
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During pregnancy...: Estrogen levels increase thyroid binding globulin, making the need for increased production of thyroid hormones. If you are on thyroid replacement, th ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
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Blood pressure: Problems are not caused by an underactive thyroid. Have your doctor look for other causes and treatments. Once the thyroid level is stable, make sure ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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Should be seen by: endocrinologist- Superficially, you need more thyroid hormone, but if taking your current dose incorrectly, ie: with other meds/ foods, just taking it ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
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Thyroid: I would need to know the free t3, (liothyronine) reverse T3 (liothyronine) and the tpo and tg antibodies to see if you are producing antibodies to you ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
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Probably: In interpreting thyroid hormone levels, you have to consider several things: What is the clinical situation at the time of the lab draw- as stress, m ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Eisenberg
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You need synthroid (thyroxine): If you have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and a physician has placed you on synthroid, (thyroxine) this is a lifelong replacement therapy. If the ... Read More
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