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Dr. Matt Wachsman Dr. Wachsman
Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

Iodine good.: foods from the sea have iodine good. ones that bind up iodine bad (these are all the healthy broccoli family foods like broccoli, kale, cabbage). Just have more good than bad and don't do silly amounts of either ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

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


Dr. Su Fairchild Dr. Fairchild
Integrative Medicine
20 years in practice
Medical College of Pennsylvania
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Any advice for someone who's been diagnosed with borderline hypothyroidism caused by autoimmune thyroiditis?

Any advice for someone who's been diagnosed with borderline hypothyroidism caused by autoimmune thyroiditis?

Lots: Read about low dose naltrexone. Read about selenomethionine. Consider avoiding gluten and dairy. Read about heavy metal overload due to environmental toxicity. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Lipton Dr. Lipton
Holistic Medicine
26 years in practice
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
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Is there a natural remedy for hypothyroidism?

Is there a natural remedy for hypothyroidism?

Thyroid natural: thyroid function is dependenet on Iodine. Natural sources include seaweed and seafood. There are herbal remedies that can boost thyroid fucntion ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Greenberg Dr. Greenberg
General Practice
41 years in practice
University of Alabama School of Medicine
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How can one get hypothyroid and are there any natural cures?

How can  one get hypothyroid and are there any natural cures?

Several causes: Immune disorders or low iodine intake are common. Seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Dr. Albert Pizzo Dr. Pizzo
Family Medicine
56 years in practice
McGill University Faculty of Medicine
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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. Laura Anissian Dr. Anissian
Internal Medicine
17 years in practice
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin Dr. Vuguin
Pediatrics
29 years in practice
University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine
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What are some natural remedies for a hypothyroid?

What are some natural remedies for a hypothyroid?

Thyroid treatment: The only medication for hypothyroidism is thyroid hormone that is natural because it is exactly the same to the hormone made by the human body. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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Iron deficienct when pregnant 15yr ago. Diag w/hypothyroid 2012. Could i still b iron deficienct after all those yrs? Can this b corrected naturally?

Why not get tested?: About 50% of pregnant women have iron deficiency due to the effects of pregnancy. That would not be relevant to you now 15 years later. If you are concerned about anemia there is a very simple office test that can determine this for you. Then you would be placed on an iron supplement. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Kern Dr. Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
39 years in practice
New York Medical College
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Diagnosed hypothyroid in us as a teen, haven't had meds for years. In uk, docs say im borderline & wont prescribe. I thought this doesn't go away. Help?

Diagnosed hypothyroid in us as a teen, haven't had meds for years. In uk, docs say im borderline & wont prescribe. I thought this doesn't go away. Help?

Hypothyroid: There are a number of possibilities. You may have been "borderline" as a teen, but your doc then decided to treat (and uk doc is more conservative). You may have had a bout of thyroiditis as a teen, and you recovered. You may have hashimoto's thyroiditis, which slowly degrades your thyroid. Since you have not taken meds for years, your thyroid is still working, at least partially. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Ryan Dr. Ryan
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
41 years in practice
Indiana University School of Medicine
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Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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What are some natural ways to better my thyroid-hypothyroidism?

What are some natural ways to better my thyroid-hypothyroidism?

No: The best thing is to keep your thyroid function normal through thyroid replacement med. No natural remedies help. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo Dr. Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
29 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Is the natural medication for hypothyroidism (armour) a maoi?

Is the natural medication for hypothyroidism (armour) a maoi?

No: Maoi = mono-amine oxidase inhibitor. This class of medication is intended to treat depression. Due to their many and severe interactions with other meds and food, they are rarely used any more. They are unrelated to thyroid hormone, either so-called "natural" armour, or synthetic levothyroxine. ...Read more

Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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Is there a cure for adrenal fatigue and hypothyroidism?

Is there a cure for adrenal fatigue and hypothyroidism?

Can be treated: There is no scientific evidence which will support the concept of Adrenal Fatigue.It is not a recognized diagnosis by the medical community and has been perpetuated by the Alternative Medical Practitioners Hypothyroidism has to be treated with life long replacement with thyroid hormones.You can say it is controlled and not cured in real sense. In adrenal underlying medical problem can be treated ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid Dr. Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
37 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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How long will it take to cure hypothyroid?

Lifetime: Hypothyroidism can not be cured, but it can be effectively treated by life-long brand name T4 replacement. See your doctor. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Kern Dr. Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
39 years in practice
New York Medical College
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Does garlic cure hypothyroidism?

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

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