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Doctor insights on: Can A Under Active Thyroid Burn Out

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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What's a good way to loose weight with an under active thyroid problem i've tried everything?

What's a good way to loose weight with an under active thyroid problem i've tried everything?

thyroid and weight: If you are on levothyroxine at the right dose, such that your TSH is normal, then your metabolic rate is normal (for you) and not related to your thyroid. Start with keeping a detailed log of everything you eat so you can accurately see where the calories come from. Begin an exercise program. ...Read more

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Would it be safe to go on a 800 calorie a day diet? I've put on weight as a result of my graves' disease.

Would it be safe to go on a 800 calorie a day diet? I've put on weight as a result of my graves' disease.

Depends on...: You current height and weight. But that is typically a very low calorie count. Whereas you'd likely lose weight doing it, it's be hard to do, you wouldn't feel good doing it, and you would put your body in to starvation mode, slowly your metabolism down enough so that once you begin eating even a reasonable number of calories later, you'd regain the weight quickly. See nutritionist instead. ...Read more

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What is a good diet and simple easy exercise for under active thyroid? I have levothyroxine tablets everyday weight only shifts a little then back

What is a good diet and simple easy exercise  for under active thyroid?  I have levothyroxine tablets everyday weight only shifts a little then back

See below: Make sure your TSH levels are being monitored and you are on the proper amount of levothyroxine. Just eat a healthy diet with proportionate amounts of carbs and protein. Exercise at least 40 minutes 3-4 times per week. ...Read more

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Can you get a six pack under excess skin?

Can you get a six pack under excess skin?

Yes, in a way: Ex.Ercise could give you the muscles of a six-pack, but if there is a lot of loose skin, you might not be able to see it. ...Read more

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Can I get a perception on here ? I have an under active thyroid and need to take thyroxine . I need a refill

Can I get a perception on here ? I have an under active thyroid and need to take thyroxine . I need a refill

Sorry, no: Hi. No we do not provide prescriptions on HealthTap. We only provide information. You need to see your doctor for prescriptions. Good luck! ...Read more

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Mentally burnt out from school, could it be a form of add?

Mentally burnt out from school, could it be a form of add?

It is hard to tell: From what you said. What do you mean when you say you are burnt out? Are you having trouble concentrating? Do you have difficulty organizing yourself to study or prepare papers? Do you have trouble with all courses or just some? Make an appointment with a counselor or an advisor to discuss your difficulties. They will help you figure it out or refer you to a psychologist. ...Read more

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If type 2 diabetes means your pancreas has burned out, does it stay burned out if you lose lots of weight?

If type 2 diabetes means your pancreas has burned out, does it stay burned out if you lose lots of weight?

Yes: Unfortunately you can't reverse your diabetes. The pancreas will not heal itself. However, weight loss and exercise makes you more sensitive to your insulin. So if you are taking insulin, or your body is still making any insulin... Exercise and weight loss will make that Insulin work better in your body. ...Read more

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Can i work out with burned skin as long as i stay out of the sun?

Can i work out with burned skin as long as i stay out of the sun?

Burned skin: It should not be a problem as long a you avoid the burned area. Sweat will probably sting the area though. ...Read more

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18 male i had a cystoscopy to rule out stricture, still hard to pee. Not smooth and easy to get out like it used to. Strain alot, feels like a tumor?

18 male i had a cystoscopy to rule out stricture, still hard to pee. Not smooth and easy to get out like it used to. Strain alot, feels like a tumor?

Cysto: Since you've had cystoscopy i assume you've seen a urologist. If there was no abnormality or stricture on cystoscopy, the problem is most likely prostatitis. A trial of oral antibiotic might be an appropriate first step. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a tumor can cause your body not to lose weight? I've been dealing with a body issue. My fat tissues can't decrease, i could be a size 7 and weigh 147lbs. And i can lose 20 lbs get to 127 lbs and still be a size 7. My hips, face, arms e

Is it possible that a tumor can cause your body not to lose weight? I've been dealing with a body issue. My fat tissues can't decrease, i could be a size 7 and weigh 147lbs. And i can lose 20 lbs get to 127 lbs and still be a size 7. My hips, face, arms e

Not a tumor: During diets, the weight loss may not be uniform and you lose weight in areas like your extremities but not the torso. If you have a sustained weight loss, than over time your body will decrease the torso or waist area and you can decrease your size. Sustained duration of weight loss will be best for the results of decreasing your body circumference. ...Read more

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Could i donate skin to a burn center?

Could i donate skin to a burn center?

No: Skin grafts are taken from the patient. People have enough skin they don't need donors. And it is much less complicated that way. ...Read more

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What is a good way to lose weight when you have a under active thyroid problem? I do take my thyiord medicine everyday.

What is a good way to lose weight when you have a under active thyroid problem? I do take my thyiord medicine everyday.

NO different: If your thyroid is under control and you are taking the med then there is not special way to lose weight. The tried and true process is to watch calories, restrict alcohol and exercise. Calories in versus calories out. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of "muffin top" without surgery I have 1 stone to loose to be ideal weight, then would like keep up exercise to tone my body?

Is it possible to get rid of "muffin top" without surgery I have 1 stone to loose to be ideal weight, then would like keep up exercise to tone my body?

Need to change diet: with less carbs and gluten and possible food allergies that may be kept introduced in your diet that exercising may not address.Work with your doctor on monitoring you as you lose weight and make sure you are on a healthy, organic, diet full of veges and fruits that you're not allergic too, and less carbs (NOT no carbs),processed or fried foods. Hydrate well and make sure you are eliminating well. ...Read more