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What are natural ways to cure hypothyroidism?

What are natural ways to cure hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: There are no known natural ways to cure hypothyroidism. If you have this condition you should be under the care of a physician and treated appropriately. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

A condition in which the thyroid gland can't make enough thyroid hormone to keep ...Read more


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Does garlic cure hypothyroidism?

Does garlic cure hypothyroidism?

No.: No. Garlic has been touted as a cure/treatment for everything imaginable. ...Read more

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Does exercise help manage subclinical hyperthyroidism?

Does exercise help manage subclinical hyperthyroidism?

Has no effect: I always encourage exercise as its good for the mind and body. Subclinical hyperthyroidism is related to an overactive thyroid usually secondary to mild graves disease or overactive thyroid nodules. Exercise unfortunately does not treat subclinical hyperthyroidism. Often times subclinical hyperthyroidism can be monitored without treatment. ...Read more

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Any cure for hypothyroidism?

Any cure for hypothyroidism?

No: But there is very effective treatment with the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement. Check w/your docgtor. ...Read more

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Is subclinical hypothyroidism safe to treat?

Yes: With moderate doses of thyroid hormone, subclinical hypothyroidism can be easily corrected without significant risk. ...Read more

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Will diet, exercise and natural remedies help hyperthyroid - graves disease?

Will diet, exercise and natural remedies help hyperthyroid - graves disease?

No: Graves' disease is an autoimmune thyroid disease that needs to be treated with medication, radioactive iodine or surgery. While diet and exercise will help with other aspects of your life, it will not do much for the graves'. There is no natural remedies that will treat graves' disease. ...Read more

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What are effective treatments for subclinical hypothyroidism pre pregnancy?

What are effective treatments for subclinical hypothyroidism pre pregnancy?

See below: By administration of an appropriate amount of levothyroxin until the thyroid normalizes, then maintenence therapy can begin. ...Read more

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What is the cure for someone with high TSH thyroid level?

What is the cure for someone with high TSH thyroid level?

High TSH: Hypothyroidism involves symptoms (fatigue, constipation, etc) and high tsh, low ft4. It is common to see people who basically feel well, have a normal ft4, but elevated tsh. The thyroid gland may be in the early stages of failing often from underlying hashimotos thyroiditis. You and your doctor need to decide whether to just watch/follow this, or begin treatment with levothyroxine. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for underactive thyroid?

Dr. Jennie Law Dr. Law
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Is there a cure for underactive thyroid?

Although: There are some conditions that cause transient (temporary) low functioning thyroid, and those may reverse on their own (will cure itself)- such sick euthyroid or some phases of thyroiditis. Or rarely in the US, iodine deficiency associated hypothyroidism may be completely reversed with eating iodine supplemented food. ...Read more

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60 year old man with surgical hypothyroidism. Symptomatically hypothyroid. Tsh <.02 T4 and ft4 high end of normal. What to do? Is it hypothalamus?

60 year old man with surgical hypothyroidism. Symptomatically hypothyroid.  Tsh <.02   T4 and ft4 high end of normal.  What to do? Is it hypothalamus?

Reason for surgery: What was reason for thyroidectomy? Surgeons usually don't get it all b/o risk of hypopara. A thyroid remnant could grow back. If original DX was graves, this could especially be a reason for recurrent hyperthyroidism. Fatigue can often be a sx of hyperthyroidism. A thyroid scan or u/s should tell you if there is any thyroid tissue around. ...Read more

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Depression has a cure? natural remedy?

Depression has a cure? natural remedy?

Sometimes/many: Depression can be treated and sometimes cured but sometimes it tends to recur; it depends. There can be physical causes like hypothyroidism, vitamin deficiencies, gluten sensitivity etc. Natural treatments include tryptophan, SAMe, St. John's Wort, Turmeric, exercise and meditation and often help as well or more than drugs. Classical homeopathy can be very effective. Counseling can help too. ...Read more

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Anyone familiar w/ hashimoto thyroiditis treatment?

Anyone familiar w/ hashimoto thyroiditis treatment?

Most PCPs and endo: Most internists and endocrinologists are familiar with the disorder. It is an autoimmune disorder that often leads to an under active thyroid. It is the most common cause of low thyroid hormone levels. There is no treatment for hashimotos per se, but the thyroid hormone levels can be kept normal with medication. ...Read more

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Autoimmune hypothyroidism (autoimmune thyroiditis) - how common is this disorder?

Autoimmune hypothyroidism (autoimmune thyroiditis) - how common is this disorder?

Common : It is a common autoimmune disorder and we see it a lot. It can overlap with other autoimmune disorders and is a common cause of a positive ana. It is also known as hashimotos thyroiditis. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies to control hashimoto's disease?

What are some natural remedies to control hashimoto's disease?

Sorry: There are none. If you have hashimoto's, check with your doctor to see if treatment is needed. Go see your doctor, it's a natural thing to do. ...Read more

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Could thyroid eye disease cure itself once hormone levels are balanced?

Could thyroid eye disease cure itself once hormone levels are balanced?

Graves eye disease: Graves eye disease tends to run a separate course from the hyperthyroidism. Fixing the hyperthyroidism will improve the lid lag, which gives the appearance of a "stare". But the proptosis ("bugging out"), inflammation, swelling, double vision, may not improve. You should see a specialist, starting with an endocrinologist, to see if you should be on steroids, have surgery, or other treatments. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with subacute thyroiditis, t3, (liothyronine) t4, esr, CRP is normal except high TSH 10.2, i've bouts of both hyper and hypo. No distinct phases. Possible ?

Diagnosed with subacute thyroiditis, t3, (liothyronine) t4, esr, CRP is normal except high TSH 10.2,  i've bouts of both hyper and hypo. No distinct phases. Possible ?

Possibly: Subacute thyroiditis can cause evolving changes in thyroid hormone levels. Usually the thyroid antibody tests are positive. If your TSH is staying elevated however, you have hypothyroidism, not subacute thyroiditis. The free T3 (liothyronine) and free T4 can sometimes be normal early in the disease. When i see patients with elevated TSH i treat them with thyroid hormone replacement/supplementation. ...Read more

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Will subclinical hypothyroidism turn into hypothyroidism? Why some doctors prefer not to treat subclinical hypothyroidism? Is the treatment bad?

Will subclinical hypothyroidism turn into hypothyroidism? Why some doctors prefer not to treat subclinical hypothyroidism? Is the treatment bad?

Multiple choice ??: Sub clinical hypothyroidism will turn into hypothyroidism in a number of cases. Treating is not bad or dangerous. We just need to have the clinical findings, symptoms and findings to make the numbers fit the patient, not the other way around. ...Read more

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What is subclinical hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: Subclinical means that there are no symptoms of the slightly low thyroid levels as measured by blood work. ...Read more