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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results 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


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I have hypothyroidism and trying to start an intense workout routine, is it safe to drink protein shakes with my condition? Thanks.

I have hypothyroidism and trying to start an intense workout routine, is it safe to drink protein shakes with my condition? Thanks.

Yes, no problem: If your hypothyroidism is being properly treated you'll have normal levels of thyroid hormone & thus have the same levels of thyroid as a normal person & you can function normally. But many just on levothyroxine don't have adequate t3; ask your doctor to check your free t3; if not in the upper half of the normal range you may benefit from liothyronine (cytomel) as well. See http://bit.Ly/15k26u8. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism and im taking a thermogenic amplifier along with a protein shake is this safe with my deication im also stabilized on my meds?

I have hypothyroidism and im taking a thermogenic amplifier along with a protein shake is this safe with my deication im also stabilized on my meds?

Maybe (not) . . .: It's impossible to tell whether something is safe w/o knowing what it is. Thermogenic amplifier is just a marketing term used by manufacturers of dietary supplements who aren't required to prove safety or effectiveness of their product as long as the label has standard disclaimer. Worse, there's no proof that product is clean w/o contaminants that might not be safe. So is it safe? I don't know. ...Read more

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What causes inside body shakes? And how to prevent then from happen?

What causes inside body shakes? And how to prevent then from happen?

Shakes: I am not clear as to what you mean. Would you restate your question and describe in more detail what these shakes are? ...Read more

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I feel uncoordinated most of the time, like my head is not right, feel like I would fall & sometimes my body shakes,what could be the cause?

I feel uncoordinated most of the time, like my head is not right, feel like I would fall & sometimes my body shakes,what could be the cause?

Pregnant?: Pregnancy is listed on your conditions. There are many changes that occur, especially during the 3rd trimester, that change the body’s blood pressure & fluid handling system. These could result in dizzy spells, especially when standing quickly, or lying in a certain position. There are many different causes of dizziness. Call 911 for passing out or worsening dizzy, otherwise see your Dr. ASAP. ...Read more

Shaking (Definition)

Shaking is a symptom in which a person has tremors (shakiness or small back and forth movements) in part or all of his body. Shaking can be due to cold body temperatures, rising fever (such as with infections), neurological problems, medicine ...Read more