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I have yellow fingernails. I don't smoke. Also have diabetes, low thyroid, fibro, osteoarithis, any suggestions as to why?

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Psoriasis . Look for ridging of nails, family hx! Most of my " fibro" patients, who are misdiagnosed have psoriatic arthritis!
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How do I know if I have thyroidism?

TFT's

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Thyroid disorders are usually diagnosed via blood test and clinical symptoms. Thyroid function tests include measuring blood levels of TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) and thyroid hormone levels (T3 and T4).
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Dr. Fred P. Gallo answered:

What are the symptoms of thyroidism?

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Hypothyroid includes weight gain, slower mental processes, fatigue, constipation, reduced menstruation... Hyperthyroid includes weight loss, shakiness, elevated blood pressure, rapid heart rate, feeling hot.... See your doctor or endocrinologist.
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Dr. Yash K. Khanna answered:

What are the symptoms for thyroidism?

Fatige/dry skin/cons

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The following symptoms Fatigue dry skin constipation unexplained weight gain depression slow heart rate thinning hair heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods muscle weakness Hoarseness puffy face constipation thinning hair increase sensitivity to cold impaired memory elevated blood cholesterol level muscle ache and joint pains Syptoms get worse if not treated with thyroid hormone
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Dr. Frank Mayo answered:

Can hyper-thyroidism cause atrial fib?

Yes

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atrial fibrillation is associated with hyperthyroidism. you have other comorbidities that may also contribute ie smoking,high cholesterol. you will need therapy for the thyroid either meds or surgery or radioactive iodine treatment. you will also need therapy for atrial fibrillation usually beta blockers
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Dr. Lydia Collins answered:

Can thyroidism affect my monthly period?

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Thyroid disease is one of the first things we check for when a woman has any abnormal bleeding pattern.
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Dr. Gena Kluwe answered:

Will untreated thyroidism leads to death?

It can.

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Severe hypothyroidism can lead to death.
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Dr. Nelly Cohen answered:

How to treat hypo thyroidism permanently?

Synthroid

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The only way to handle hypothyroidism is to take synthroid for life, which is a synthetic version the hormone that you are deficient in.
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What should you eat when you have hyper thyroidism?

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There are no food that reverse hyperthyroidism or make it worse.
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Which is easier to correct- hyper or hypo thyroidism?

Hypothyroidism...

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Hypothyroidism is easier to correct. In hypothyroidism, supplemental thyroid hormone can be taken to reach an adequate normal level. Hyperthyroid states are usually more difficult to control. Depending on the hyperthyroid illness, radioactive iodine, surgery, or anti-thyroid medications may be used. Often hypothyroidism results after treating hyperthyroid patients, but is easy to deal with.
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