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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Inadequate hormones: The thyroid creates a hormone that regulates metabolism in the body. It works on a number of different organ systems, and is essential to proper body ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroidism: Your thyroid gland controls your metabolic rate. Hypothyroidism means low thyroid functioning & is very common & often underdiagnosed. Labs: tsh, free ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Fatigue, constipation, dry skin, muscle aching and weakness, menstrual abnormalities, heart disease, etc.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Underactive thyroid: Hypothyroidism is a thyroid gland (in the front of the neck) that is under active and producing less hormones than normal. Hypothyroidism is diagnose ... Read More
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Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Under active thyroid: The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland in the front of the neck that makes hormones that regulate metabolism. When it does not make a normal amount, ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroidism: Your thyroid gland controls your metabolic rate. Hypothyroidism means low thyroid functioning & is very common & often underdiagnosed. Labs: tsh, free ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
29 years experience Dentistry
Low Function Thyroid: Hypothyroidism means your thyroid is either not produing enough or somethimes any of the hormones needed for basic functioning. It controls metabolism ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Hypothyriodism: The thyroid either quits functioning or decreases functioning many times for unknown reasons. If someone receives treatment for hyperthyroidism they ... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Several: Fatigue, abnormal weight gain, dry skin, cold intolerance, constipation, hair loss, mental and physical lack of stamina, sluggishness, brittle nails.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Thyroid failure: Nope. Not yet. The only option is to be on simple thyroid replacement medication daily.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Not usually: Occasionally, hypothyroidism is caused by a temporary condition such as thyroiditis, or inflammation of the thyroid gland. Such cases usually do reso ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
See your doctor.: What to do with hyperthyroidism depends mostly on what the cost is. Regardless of the cause, however, you should be taking thyroid supplements until t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
53 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
It is OK.: Foods rich in tyrosine, a thyroid hormones precursor, are favorable for hypothyroidism. Tyrosine-rich foods include animal proteins, dairy products, ... Read More
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