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Can Taking Magnesium Cause Hypothyroidism
Not usually: There is no objective evidence that low magnesium leads to hypothyroid disease in humans. It is not usually helpful in treating hypothyroid disease. In addition, if you are taking thyroid medication ( synthroid, levothyroxine) you should not take magnesium supplements. There is an interaction(chelation) between magnesium and thyroid hormone which blocks the actions of thyroid hormone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
What is the adequate amount of magnesium does a 38yr old female with hypothyroidism need to help with muscle pain?
Do i need to worry about magnesium supplements (toxicity) with being symptomatic sub-clinical hypothyroid? Have been on mg for 1yr. For stress & sleep
I have hypothyroidism, metabolic syndrome and am pre-diabetic. Do you think magnesium and chromium picolinate supplements would help?
Only to the: Wallet of the person selling you that junk. You need good medical advice, brand name T4 replacement for your hyperthyroidism, diet/exercise/weight loss/medication for your diabetes. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. You're too old to be so foolish. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dx w/hypothyroid in nov. Took meds, caused chest pains/rapid heartbeat. Stopped taking meds. Still have episodes. Never had b4. Im scared. 38/f/obese?
Cardiac evaluation: Too much thyroid can cause a fast heartbeat but appropriate doses should not; you might be allergic to one of the ingredients in the meds you took or might be deficient in magnesium or potassium. You might also have a heart problem that is hidden by being hypothyroid so i advise seeing a cardiologist for a cardiac evaluation. Treating your thyroid can help you lose weight. See http://abt.Cm/18gpb3. ...Read more
Does excitalopram or cymbalta in anyway cause hypothyroidism? And can I stop taking cymbalta now that I've been diagnosed with hypothyroidism???
Taking a vitamin at dr's rec for precancerous lesions with 200mg indole-3-carbinol. I read this chemical can cause hypothyroidism. How much i-3-c can cause hypothyroidism and is this vitamin worth it?
No!: No! not worth it!Get a more detailed answer ›
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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