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Can You Take A Vitamin With Thyroid Medication
Ionized Calcium 4.65, PTH 133, Calcium 10.3, Vitamin D 7, Phosphorus 4.9, recurrent Kidney stones. Thyroid lobe, two parathyroids removed in 2004.
Uncertain: These test results don't add up to a straight forward answer. However, I would be concerned about the possibility of recurrent primary hyperparathyroidism. You should take Vit D to eliminate Vit D deficiency as a cause for high PTH levels. Once this is done, if you still have high PTH with high calcium levels, you have recurrent primary HPTH and will need surgery again. ...Read more
Hashimoto thyroidism, HGH bld pressure vitamin d sufficient, excess weight gain, feel tired all the time, would amphetamine boost my energy?
Yes, but: It would be potentially dangerous and possibly illegal depending upon the source of the amphetamines. Why put something in your body that is harmful and can potentially kill you? Also get off the armour thyroid, which is ground up pig tissue and have your doctor put you on brand name T4 replacement, which is better and safer. ...Read more
Take a whole packet of 5 or 6 heart vitamins from GMC store that come together and one aside for thyroid function. Is this safe?? even with medication?
Maybe, maybe not: It all depends on what is in the vitamins that you take. Anything can be bad for you if the dosage is too high, even things that we think of as natural, like vitamins. Some medications can also interact with vitamins. In particular, thyroid medications and blood thinners can interact with supplements. If you take prescription medications, you could ask your prescribing doctor or your pharmacist. ...Read more
Other than age, thyroid, diet, and medication/vitamins, what medical conditions would cause suddenly shortened periods of a healthy female? (18 days)
Irregular periods: Not a whole lot. I would have your FSH, LH, estradiol, TSH levels checked for starters. Follow up with your GYN doctor as well for an exam ...Read more
Any good product, medication, or vitamin for severe hair breakage? I hve chemically treated hair. I've NT done anythng durastic 2 it latly. Thyroid okay.
Ask your doctor: This is a very important question to ask your doctor, because different docs have slightly different ideas on this. Ideally, thyroid hormone should be taken on an empty stomach - at least 2 hours after and 1 hour before eating, and at least 1-2 hours away from any source of iron or calcium. That can be hard and cause ppl to miss pills. Some docs are more flexible on these guidelines than others. ...Read more
Any. MVT choice OTC.: Absent thyroid surgically or by other means like radioactive iodine therapy, is not affected by the choice of multivitamin. Thyroid is ahormone and when in less quantity you need supplements with thyroid preparation like synthroid/levoxyl, most of the sometime and armor thyroid in very few patients when T3 (liothyronine) is less, where as commonly T4 is less. Multivitamin choice doesn't affect thyroid function. ...Read more
Discuss with your Dr: Calcium can help improve bone density but it can interfere with absorption of thyroid hormone if you are hypothyroid. Studies in the past few yrs showed some adverse affects of ca supplement like calcification in the heart with? Of possible cause of heart disease so better to get calcium in diet, 3 servings of dairy daily. ...Read more
Yes: That does not cause any problems.Get a more detailed answer ›
I already take 3700 iu of vitamin d, why does it keep showing up that I am deficient? My thyroid and kidneys are fine.
Not enough D: It sounds like you are taking enough vitamin d to maintain healthy levels, but not enough to raise deficient levels into the healthy range. You may need to take very high doses of vitamin d for 3 months or more to get your levels into a healthy range. Other possibilities might include poor absorption of fat and fat-soluble vitamins like vitamin d, or taking steroids. Work w/ your doc on this. ...Read more
I want to take glucomannan but will that interfere with my thyroxine and vitamin D tablets? I've had thyroid cancer in the past
Glucomannan: Glucomannan is a sugar made from the root of the konjac plant. Glucommanan powder, capsules, and tablets are used as medicine to treat constipation. It may also slow the absorption of sugar and cholesterol from the gut, helping to control sugar levels in diabetes, and reducing cholesterol levels. Do not know if it will result in interference with medications. Why do you want to take it? ...Read more
Should I see an endocrinologist? I've been diagnosed as having an under active thyroid. I've been put on 50, 000 vitamin d, to be taken twice a week, and calcium supplements. I was also told to take crestor zyrtec, and prevacid. I understand why I was t
Hello. I am wondering if your hypothyroidism is being treated there are many general physicians who feel comfortable treating thyroid conditions. Internal medicine doctors and endocrinologists also take care of endocrine conditions. Approaches are usually similar.
If you have a number of conditions, it may require require different supplements as well as medications. If your hypothyroidism is not being treated, I would ask your provider about this. ...Read more
Is seed weed kelp good for thyroid? If it is how can I go about consuming it. Should I a) take the kelp vitamin, b) juice the kelp, c) cook the kelp
Good day, I am on Euthyrox 25 ug & 50 ug. I also take Trustan for acid reflux. I read that antiacids and some vitamins interfere with the thyroid meds. Can I take Euthyrox in the evening? I take cholestrol meds in the evening as well.
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Is it ok to take multi vitamin with 150 mcgs. Iodine? I don't have thyroid gland removed 2002 I take Synthroid (thyroxine) daily. Any concerns about iodine?
Excess iodine will: Stimulate the thyroid gland to work harder. If you have not had total ablation, and assuming you have some residual however small synthetic activity in the glands, you will notice an increase in thyroid function with your Synthroid, (thyroxine) perhaps mild hyperthyroid symptoms as well. Please talk with your endocrinologist prior to taking supplements like these. ...Read more
Why when I take my Synthroid (thyroxine) thyroid medicine it makes me gain weight, I still be tired, cold I take iron pills, vitamin, do that surpose to happen, my medicine not working, doctor says I am find?
Can vitamins with biotin affect thyroid test? I take vitamins with biotin and lab shows T4 1.9 TSH. 07. I feel fine but anxiety waiting to see endo.
I have pcos & hypo. I take thyroid energy, fish oil, vitex, raspberry, cinnamon, bcomplex, multi vitamin at rec. Doses. Any harm in taking so many?
I suffer facial and neck swelling one day post vitamin d supliment medication biodal 50000iu. Shall I stop it or reduce dosage? Pls advise
A dermatologist is: The best doc to see. Vitamins won't do it. It is also possible that this is hormonal but your doc will tell you. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Take in fall/winter&: Whether you have a thyroid or not, everyone in the us (except deep south) gets deficient in vit d in fall & winter unless you take it. In spring & summer you can get d from being in midday sun without sunscreen- if this is not the case take it year-round. Adults need about 5000 iu/day for optimal levels. As to why, vit d improves health & reduces mortality, decrease cancer &...See comment for more:. ...Read more
None: There are no vitamins that will boost your thyroid, but luckily the thyroid doesn't generally need a boost. If your thyroid is deficient, which can be easily checked by your doctor, take brand name T4 replacement to bring your levels up to normal. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
No way to know: Since you never really know what's in those supplements, you can't tell what the side effects would be - plus they're potentially different for every person and can also be reactions with prescription rx. Plus, these supplements won't help your thyroid or any other part of your body. Save your money, see your doctor if you have a thyroid problem. Don't get medical info from tv or the internet. ...Read more
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