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Alternative Medicine For Autoimmune Hyperthyroidism
What is the best treatment for hyperthyroidism, particularly for autoimmune thyroiditis unresponsive to drug therapy?
Furhter eval: Hashi and most autoimmune illnesses stem from undiagnosed food allergens or environmental toxins stored in the body. Go to a4m.Com and use doctor locator function to find a local functional medicine doc to help you order specialized testing for gut like genova cdsa as well as metametrix igg food allergen testing to discover real cause. If not "fixed" other autoimmune illnesses will be in upcoming! ...Read more
The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...Read more
I have hyperthyroidism due to autoinmune thyroiditis which doesn't respond to treatment with methimazole.Is the radiodine the best therapy?
Confusing: Thyroiditis induced hyperthyroidism is really "hyperthyroxinemia" as it's a high blood level of thyroid hormone due to dumping stored-up thyroid into the circulation, not actual over secretion. It's usually transient and goes away as you metabolize the hormone normally. Methimazole may take several months to work, since it only works on new hormone formation. See your endocrinologist. ...Read more
I have hyperthyroidism since 2010 & was never treated. Do I have to get it treated. Can I live on without treatment. Am I in danger with out medicine.?
Get it treated: Hyperthyroidism is generally treatable. First step is to find out the cause. Hyperthyroidism due to graves' disease (autoimmune thyroid disease) typically will get worst over time. Its complications can be severe, maybe irreversible, affecting quality of life and can lead to death. Untreated hyperthyroidism can lead to cardiac arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, osteoporosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have hyperthyroidism but in an almost normal for 4 mons I'm no longer taking medicine, I want to ask if taking Glutathione supplement will cause bad?
Check Thyroid: Check your thyroid function tests first. Many people with thyroid and autoimmune thyroid conditions are familiar with the benefits of glutathione. Glutathione is made in the body, and is a combination of three amino acids. These amino acids are glutamine, cystine, and glycine. ...Read more
Diagnosed with hyperthyroidism 3 months ago. What could cause it? Family history of hypothyroidism.I took Ayurvedic medicines which contained guggul 6 months ago, could that be the reason ?
Probably not: Hyperthyroidism can occur in families with thyroid issues either hypo or hyper thyroidism.Graves' disease is up to five times more common among women than men. Graves' disease , an autoimmune disease, and antibodies that are characteristic of the illness may be found in the blood. Graves or hyperthyroidism is not uncommon in female adolescents. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A family member has hyperthyroid. His bloodwork said his thyroid level was 5.6. Does he need medicine? He is 60 years old and otherwise healthy.
Hypothyroid: The thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) of 5.6 is mildly elevated. He would benefit from a low dose of thyroid medication. People with hypothyroid may feel fatigued, notice dry skin, coarse hair and constipation. Over time, if untreated, the hypothyroid condition could worsen causing severe problems such as myxedema and dementia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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