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Breastfeeding Impacts Tsh
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Can breastfeeding cause my TSH level to go up? Before children my TSH was 5.11. After my second child my TSH is now 5.69.
I have a TSH level of 5.69. I tend to have a large appetite with no weight gain. I am fairly thin and am breastfeeding my 18 month old. Should i stop?
I have a TSH level of 5.69. Could breastfeeding or pregnancy cause this? Is my level considered high? Could this level affect my menstruation?
Yes: It is very important that you have your TSH checked again. If the level is similar, you must start thyroid hormone medication before you try to become pregnant. This mild elevation in TSH may make it harder to become pregnant. But more worrisome is your thyroid needs to make more hormone during pregnancy and your will become more hypothyroid. This has been shown to be bad for your baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a blood test, the TSH level was 5.69. I am seeing my primary care physician today. Do i need life long meds? Can i breastfeed? Can i conceive?
To what extent could dosages of anti-depressants, levoxl, and propranolol interact and impact TSH levels ? Should they be managed holistically?
What are the impacts on TSH if you forget taking levothyroxine for 4-5 days before blood test? Let's say it's 3,0 when on medication, would it elevate significantly?
tsh level below 0.005 will impact fertility?. If i stop tablet will it get back to normal?was on 50 mcg euthyrox to treat hypothyroid 2 mnths
Breast feeding perks: For baby: improved immunity, superior brain & eye development, fewer allergies & GI problems, enhanced cognitive functioning, reduced risk of obesity/all obesity related diseases, etc. etc. etc. etc. Mother loses weight faster, saves time, money and environmental resources, bonds more readily, reduces risk of breast & ovarian cancer, and risk of multiple systemic diseases. ...Read more