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Can One Die From Hypothyroidism Low Or No Active Thyroid
I have hashimito's thyroidism, hypothyroidism, what foods should I avoid? Am taking T4 50mg during the week, T4 75mg at weekends. Thank you.
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
I want to start dieting and being a healthier person, i'm hypothyroidism, due to no thyroid, what diet is a good one to start?
Thyroid first: Make sure your thyroid levels are normal on brand name T4 replacement, as generics are cheaper, but unreliable. Then get diet and exercise education and begin 3 meals/d without snacks or supplements, and exercise more. You need to find a way to eat for the rest of your life. Eat less than you burn off. It's 3500 per pound- gain or lose. The exact name of the diet is not important. You are! ...Read more
If i take a low dose of levothyroxine (25 mcg) for life, would my thyroid become lazier/ slower? Can this low starting dose work for hypothyroid?
Being injured with pubis shearing & sacroiliac dysfunction for a year & not being treated can that cause the thyroid to be low? I now have hypothyroid
See below: Off the top of my head i cannot see the relationship of the two. The incidents seem to be more coincidental than related. ...Read more
If I have hypothyroidism or hashimotos can I still get LASIK? I don't know which kind of thyroid problem I have but it's one of them.
If stable: If stable, you should be fine. Exopthalmous can occur with some thyroid disorders (overactive), but should not preclude you from getting Lasik. Check with your Ophthalmologist who would be highly educated in this arena and would be able to answer all the risks and benefits of the surgery. Good luck. ...Read more
Read thyroid abnormalities cause bones to not fuse.Is hypothyroidism one? Can F who starts taking thyroid meds @ 35 start growing taller cause of meds
One thyroid lobe was removed 7/13/12. I had visible shakiness for 2 weeks thereafter & internal shakiness since then. Why am i shaking fm hypothyroidism?
Very stressed, have hypothyroid. Onlow dose of el troxin, hasn't been increased in years. Had one day spotting mid menstrual cycle.Could it be thyroid?
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