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is garlic good for a hyperthyroid

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Some way: Garlic negates the cholesterol effect of hypothyroidism........Not a treatment.

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
A goiterogen: Is a substance that suppress the function of the thyroid gland by interfering with iodine uptake, which can, as a result, cause an enlargement of the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
40 years experience Family Medicine
Won't hurt: I have not heard of brocoli affecting your thyroid good or bad. Brocoli is a good source of nutrients and fiber.
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Dr. Thomas Rohde
35 years experience General Practice
Goitrogen: Raw cruciferous veggies are known as "goitrogens" as they can interfere with deiodination leading to enlargement of the thyroid or a goiter. In theory ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Not hurt/won't help,: Broccoli is a very nutritious food, but it is highly unlikely to help hypothyroidism. Regardless of the cause, the best treatment for this is thyroid ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Radioactive IODINE: Hperthyroidism is treated with Beta blocker like proparanol to slow down the heart rate and tremors Antithyroid Medications like Propylthiouracil and ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
28 years experience Breast Surgery
With the usuals: Lemon balm is related to mint. I would expect it to have a minor calming effect in the case of hyperthyroidism when taken with the usual hyperthyroid ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Soya chunks: I can't think of a reason you should not eat soya chunks twice a week. I am more concerned that you are reporting that you have hyperthyroidism. Surel ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Not harmful: There is no significant evidence that either chia or pumpkin seeds are helpful or harmful for those with hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism for that ma ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
41 years experience Family Medicine
A few things: Age is a factor here. A young person going thru a growth spurt would have increased caloric needs and if these were not met, weight could be lost. On ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Benadryl : Should be no particular problem to take Benadryl with a thyroid problem.

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