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An Over Secretion Of Thyroid Hormones
No: Iodide in seaweed usually interferes with thyroid function. Rarely it might increase function acutely and cause loss of muscle weight. ...Read more
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
If my thyroid hormones are balanced and my dr. Says i'm okay, yet I still feel symptoms, what should I do?
Thyroid: Probably not; however, you should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
SURE: There are multitudes of books on thyroid problems. If you have a specific question, ask your dr. If you're scard that there's something wrong the best move is to find out.If there is, then you fix it. That's the ordinary way. ...Read more
See below: The website given below provides useful information. Please note that all lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and your doctor is usually the person with most information to do that. http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/services/tests/labtests/thyroid.aspx. ...Read more
Different hormones: "low on hormones"... Do you mean estrogen/progesterone/reproductive hormones? If thyroid is overactive, this can cause menstrual irregularities and disrupt the pituitary-ovary cycle. Correcting the hyperthyroidism will likely correct the cycles, unless there is something else going on. See your endocrinologist. ...Read more
If thyroid hormones are high and I have a partial thyroidectomy , the remaining part of my thyroid should keep my levels high. Right?
Low thyroid: There are 2 main thyroid hormones T4 (4 iodine molecules) & T3 (3 iodine). T4 is not the active thyroid hormone & gets broken down to the active hormone free T3 in the periphery or in the cells when needed. If we don't have right nutrients, we don't convert ft4 to ft3 instead it becomes reverse T3 which blocks ft3 causing symptoms of low thyroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid hormones are the hormones produced by the thyroid gland in the front of a person's neck. The hormones travel through the blood to all parts of the body, and control or increase the metabolism in various parts of the body. Too much thyroid hormone is hyperthyroidism, and ...Read more
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