A 28-year-old female asked:
are there any diet pills that work well with hypothyroidism? bc i've tried everything n nothing works along w diet n excersize i want to loose 20 ty
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Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Not unless euthyroid: If you mean your thyroid level is still not properly corrected, then, no, it is not likely that any diet med/option will help lose weight. If you are on meds and thyroid stimulating hormone is down, then any good program that you commit to will help, average maintainable loss is 1-2 pounds per week, so be patient with your efforts.
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Endocrinology 41 years experience
Treat your thyroid: Get your thyroid level normal w/brand name T4 replacement. You doctor can test to see if you're on the correct dose. Don't waste your time and money on otc diet pills. The only thing that will lose weight is your wallet. Don't get health info from tv and the internet. Consult your doctor and a registered dietitian. Eat less and exercise; weight watchers gives support. You need something for life.
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Could my baby's diet be causing gas?
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Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: Breast fed babies can be sensitive to gas producing foods in mom's diet. These include foods like peppers, cabage, caffeine, chocolate, onions and tomato among others.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Can I drink diet drinks while pregnant?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Yes: Water is probably the best diet drink you can drink during pregnancy. Soft drinks, whether diet or not, are usually not the best drinks in pregnancy. I would suggest healthier drinks, such as juices, milk, electrolyte drinks such as gatorade or powerade rather than purely synthetic drinks. I would stay away from energy drinks.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
How does hypothyroidism affect pregnancy?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
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 hormone can cause cretinism which is a syndrome of severe physical stunting and mental developmental delay. If already diagnosed with hypothyroidism be diligent about taking daily thyroid hormone medication and get levels checked every 3 months at least.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
What is the best diet for early stage cirrosis?
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Bariatrics 48 years experience
Depends!: Best to completely avoid all alcohol and extra carbs. Ask your doctor to send you to a GI specialist for your liver problems.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
I dieted and think I now have a shrunken stomach. It is one fourth the size of normal. Does anyone have this?
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Dr. Christiaan Maureranswered
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Weird: That is a weird thing. I think you should be checked out by your doctor.
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