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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
Do Oat with Beta Glucan really reduce cholestrol level? Can I take it instead of Simvastatin? My level is 6.5
DIM: There are no great, long term studies that have been done in people with hypothyroid who take dim. So definitive risks have not been quantified or studied. It seems like a low risk supplement, but as with anything else, check with your doctor before taking, especially if you are taking other prescription medicines. ...Read more
Who says you can't?: Hypothyroidism is a very common disease and very very easily treated. If you are not treated, you probably having some fatigue/tiredness and so taking melatonin can make you are tired, so be careful--but it is not a contraindication. If you are treated and "in normal range" of thyroid (euthyroid) now, melatonin should be ok. So, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Waste of $$:
More important than "is it safe" you should be asking is it worth the $$$ I'm spending on it. No scientifically based medical studies on Garcinia ANOTHER Nutritional "gimmick" for weight loss. Probably not HARMFUL but NOT HELPFUL!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
No: Should not be. But if you have some genetic polymorphisms, go slow or you can detox too much and make yourself sick. Nac 600mg twice daily can also naturally boost your glutathione levels. ...Read more
Yes,: Thyroid is a very important endocrine gland and have a very important role in regulating body metabolism. Hyper/ hypo Thyroidism, both are not good to leave untreated. Both conditions have tremendous effects related to metabolism and is responsible for variety of symptoms and clinical conditions, which can be life threatening in some extreme situations, rarely. Be regular in treatment and f/u ...Read more
It depends: The doctor will usually start you on a low dose of replacement and increase it until your thyroid function tests are in the normal range. It depends how long that takes. ...Read more
1: Take your thyroid medicine at bedtime.
2: Have your doctor check your thyroid levels - 100 mcg may not be enough. ...Read more
How long does it usually take untreated hypothyroidism to cause serious even fatal complications?
No problem if treat: Left untreated, hypothyroidism can lead to multiple complications and health problems. Markedly enlarged gland or goiter can occur. Increased cholesterol and heart disease develops. Long-term, untreated hypothyroidism, myxedema, occurs when hormone levels extremely low. Its symptoms include intense cold intolerance and drowsiness followed by fatigue/lethargy and unconsciousness (myxedema coma). ...Read more
I'm having a hypothyroidism and sinusitis. What medicine should I take? Thank you in advance for your reply.
Sinusitis: I'm having a hypothyroidism and sinusitis. what medicine should I take? Thank you in advance for your reply. ANS: I recommend: thyroid meds and 1. Hot steamy shower/tub soak. 2. Heating pad to forehead and nose and cheeks at night. Don't burn. 3. Cough drops with eucalyptus in them. Keep us posted. ...Read more
I'm diagnosed as sub clinical hypothyroidism very recently. I don't get any medication yet. What are the diets should I take?
Nutrient dense foods:
Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit)
nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more
My husband was just diagnosed with hypothyroidism. And his dr. Gave him 2 sample boxes of 50mg. Syntheoid how manu should he take a day?
I have Hypothyroidism ans whenever I do a diet I never lose weight. Although I take medication for hypothyroidism so what is the solution?
I never lose weight.:
F I have Hypothyroidism ans whenever I do a diet I never lose weight. Although I take medication for hypothyroidism so what is the solution?
It is easy to lose weight. You just eat fewer calories than you burn. I recommend you get the app called Loseit and track your calorie need. Lower by 1000 cal every week till you find how much you need to lose. Simple in concept, difficult in execution. ...Read more
I donate plasma and haven't had my medication to take for the hypothyroidism If I begin taking the medication again will not be able to donate plasma?
Hypothyroid: It is very noble of you to donate plasma but it would be wise unless you and your doctor are perfectly sure that your thyroid levels are normal 24 hours a day. ...Read more
Why: Why are you taking the supplement, as the only thing that will lose weight is your wallet. Don't put things in your body when you don't know what they are, what they will do, or any potential harm they could cause. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Make sure you're on brand name replacement and at the correct dose. ...Read more
Synthroid (thyroxine) vs NDT:
Synthroid (thyroxine) is not for everyone. Many feel much better with NDT (natural desiccated thyroid)... Armour, Westhroid, NatureThroid. I specialize in this and help people transition from synthetic to natural.
A good book to read is "Stop the Thyroid Madness, II" of which I authored Chapter 3.
Also check out www. GetMyThyroidFixed. Com
JP ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism, is it ok to take the preworkout GAT Nitraflex? I take 100m of Levothyroxine.
It won't: Affect your thyroid, but it also won't do anything positive for any medical condition. It's just another worthless supplement that's a waste of money and potentially hazardous. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more
None: Spirulina is a dietary supplement that has no legitimate studies showing that it is of value in people with thyroid disease. ...Read more
Usually gradually: Web md would be a good source of info. ...Read more
It depends upon: Location and system, but I get my results back the next day. ...Read more
Do you mean mucinex (guaifenesin)?: Yes, you can.Get a more detailed answer ›
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