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Can I Take Beta Glucan If I Have Hypothyroidism
I have friends that take beta glucan for their autoimmune , one has told me "helps alot" any truth to this you think?
Maybe: Medical research shows limited promise in use of these substances for various medical purposes. As always, we should exercise caution when ingesting anything that hasn't been thoroughly proven. Instead, use the reliable strategy of daily whole grain intake, such as oats and barley. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
Do Oat with Beta Glucan really reduce cholestrol level? Can I take it instead of Simvastatin? my level is 6.5
Has any research been done to cure hypothyroidism? I know you can take pills daily to regulate but am curious if a long term solution is in the works. Thanks!
I have hypothyroidism and take medication for it but it keeps spiraling to hyper, and its always large. what should I do?
Sounds like you need: to be reassessed by endocrinology. Hypothyroidism is oft diagnosed in people when sick, and the diagnosis of sick euthyroid is mislabled as hypothyroidism. If you have a goiter and you're thyroid is hyper now, you may have Grave's disease or another thyroiditis (autoimmune attack of the thyroid). Also if you have recently had CT scans with contrast that can cause problems too. Get seen ASAP! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably: The most common cause for hypothyroidism is autoimmune destruction of the thyroid gland (hashimoto's thyroiditis). This typically results in a permanently low thyroid, though in early disease one can have episodes of normal or even high thyroid levels. There are also temporary causes for hypothyroidism including recovering subacute thyroiditis, and postpartum thyroiditis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Start taking it: The dose for this is based on your body mass and blood tests that reflect how your brain's feedback hormones detect it working.Geyt back on your med and call your doc to see if you should do anything more. Within a week or so your system should be back on track. ...Read more
The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more
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