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The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more
Any advice for someone who's been diagnosed with borderline hypothyroidism caused by autoimmune thyroiditis?
I have just been diagnosed borderline hypothyroid , and my sugar levels drop below 70mg during the day. Are these linked? Why is my sugar levels low?
Borderline hypothyroid (TSH varies btw 2.7 to 4) n PCOS. Dont want to take Synthroid (thyroxine) coz of side effects, what else can I do to keep energy & mood up?
After taking Armour Thyroid for 6 months at 120mg/day for borderline subclinical hypothyroidism, would it likely be safe to stop cold turkey?
Check with md: It should not be a problem, but at that dose i would go a bit slow instead of stopping altogether at once to make sure your own thyroid "wakes up" and starts to produce thyroid hormone. If you had hypothyroidism (not subclinical) i would be cautious about this as you can become ill stopping thyroid hormone that your body needs (called myxedema). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Body aches, exhausted & no energy. Had flu shot. My hormones are all borderline if hypothyroidism....What can I do to get by until dr visit?
Wait: This does not sound like an emergency. You might call and ask if the appointment can be made earlier or if somebody else cancels, or you could see another doctor or if you think it is truly urgent go to an er. ...Read more
I'm a 22 yr old female & a "borderline" case of hypothyroidism (therefore i can't receive prescription hormones). Anything else i can do to treat it?
Blood calcium borderline out of range, borderline tsh&hyper&hypothyroid symptoms, could i still have hashimitos even with false ANA & thyroid tests?
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