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Can Taking Iodine Help Your Hypothyroidism
Unlikely: It is very very rare for iodine deficiency to cause hypothyroidism; our salt is supplemented. Most common cause in usa is hashimotos, and taking iodine supplementation without thyroid hormone can worsen your situation. See your pcp or endo for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Im taking synthroid for hypothyroidism and also taking a liquid iodine supplement. Is this ok? what is more effective? will my thyroid get better?
Get Iodine Level: There are still areas in Brazil with iodine deficiency. If you are iodine deficient and have an enlarging thyroid (goiter) and an underactive thyroid the iodine will likely be helpful and your Synthroid dose may go down (do not take them at the same time). If you are not iodine deficient depending on the thyroid problem, iodine may actually worsen thyroid function. Get your iodine level checked. ...Read more
Dear sir. I have hypothyroidism and I take 100mcg of levothyroxine everyday.
Please tell me can I take iodine supplement, if I can how?
YouCanButCheckWithMD: I don't know if the salt in Afganistan is Iodised.If it is iodised than you do not need Iodine Supplement as 1 teaspoon of iodised salt ontains 400 micrograms of Iodine and you only need 200 micrograms per day. You can get your Idine level checked If you need supplement don't exceed 400 microgram a day But don't forget to ask your Doctor if it is ok to take ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could my hypothyroidism be caused by the start and stop of an iodine supplement or be caused by the zyprexa seroque and invega sustenna I have been on?
Can taking nascent iodine (detoxadine) 3 drops per day improve my hypothyroid? I do feel a little better, i wake up refreshed.
Yes: But periodically minor or random urine iodine to make sure you are not overdosing. ...Read more
Yes: As many people have started using sea salt, we have created a relative deficiency in iodine in many people. Random urinary iodine levels can be checked to determine levels, and I have found several patients to be deficient. Without enough iodine, your thyroid (and many other organs) cannot work effectively. Get checked. If you are low, start supplementing. Selenium is another important mineral. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is Hypothyroidism curable? I hear that iodine can help me but i am little afraid because i have high aTG (445 when max limit is 4.89). What it means?
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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