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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Not true: Testing for thyroid disorders is very predictable and precise. There is a lot of misinformation out there that would have you believe that you can ha ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
23 years experience Family Medicine
Many conditions: Including anemia, poor diet, depression, overweight and obesity, side-effect of some drugs, gut bacterial dysbiosis (poor or inadequate gut bacteria), ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: If your thyroid function is under control with medication that may explain why you are not tired any more. Your doctor can check your levels to confi ... Read More
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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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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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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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