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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


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How do u take care of thyroid problems?

How do u take care of thyroid problems?

It depends: On the problem. Do you have a specific problem of hyper or hypothyroidism or a lump in the thyroid? ...Read more

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Do diet pills cause thyroid problems overtime?

Do diet pills cause thyroid problems overtime?

Possibly: This really depends on what is in the "diet pills" that one is taking. Some diet pills can contain thyroid hormones that can cause weight loss in addition to unwanted and dangerous short term and long term side effects. It is essential that you find out what is in a diet pill, or any pill, before you decide to take it. It is best to consult a physician. ...Read more

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Can you take herbalife with thyroid problems?

Yes, but: The herbalife is a waste of your money. It won't help any medical condition you may have, it just spends your money needlessly. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. Do get your thyroid treated and regulated properly. That's much more important and helpful than junk like herbalife. ...Read more

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How much of biotin should a person take with thyroid problems?

None: Biotin has nothing to do with the thyroid. It is a vitamin that can help hair and nail growth. See dr. For evaluation and treatment of thyroid problems. ...Read more

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What are the precautions you can take to avoid thyroid problems?

What are the precautions you can take to avoid thyroid problems?

None: Hi. Thyroid problems generally break down into two categories, autoimmune and neoplasia. There is no routine thing people do that you can avoid to prevent either type of process. So live healthily, eat healthily, exercise regularly, don't smoke, and don't worry about your thyroid. ...Read more

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For what length of time did it take for doctors to diagnose your thyroid problems?

For what length of time did it take for doctors to diagnose your thyroid problems?

Depends on condition: It depends on the complexity of the problem. One office visit with blood tests may be enough, or it may require a follow up ultrasound, uptake, scan. Not more than a few weeks in most cases. As with many conditions, a precise diagnosis is not always possible, but the doc should be able to give you guidance. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take iodine plus 2 due to weight gain from thyroid problems?

Is it okay to take iodine plus 2 due to weight gain from thyroid problems?

Iodine and thyroid: It is most important to get your thyroid straightened out. Presumably you were hypothyroid and are now on levothyroxine. There are lots of iodine in the normal western diet, and more will not help you, although it will probably not hurt, you will just have a lot of iodine in the urine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long should blood work for thyroid problems take to come back?

3-5 days: Most labs turn over the results in 3-5 days. If you haven't heard from your doctors office within 7 days, call them. ...Read more

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Can I take super hd cellucor if I have thyroid problems and am taking Synthroid (thyroxine) to control it?

Can I take super hd cellucor if I have thyroid problems and am taking Synthroid (thyroxine) to control it?

Why take the chance?: The "stuff" says it is "a powerful energy, focus, and ‘feel-good’ weight-loss product. Super hd contains rauwolfia, amla fruit and yohimbe extract to deliver the most intense and high-powered fat incinerating and energy blend". In general, claims that supplements make are just claims. It is wisest to beware of products with lots of marketing hype. ...Read more

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What can I take for sore throat. I am on medicine for thyroid problems?

What can I take for sore throat. I am on medicine for thyroid problems?

Sore throat: Start by trying over the counter medications such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, or a spray like chloraseptic. None of these should affect your thyroid medications. If our symptoms persist beyond a few days or if you develop new or worsening symptoms see your doctor. ...Read more

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I suffer from axiety and thyroid problems but I refuse to take medicine for my anxiety because I am sesative to medicine makes my heart race please help?

Is it hyperthyroid?: If hyperthyroid, your anxiety and possibly the heart sensitivity are due to this underlying condition. Aggressively treating the thyroid should alleviate the anxiety — eventually.
In the mean time there are other anxiolytics, a wide array. One can certainly be found different from what you initially tried — and yet be very effective and well-tolerated.
Assumes that heart rhythm simple tachycardia. ...Read more

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Can having thyroid problems affect birth control if you had to take meds? And how serious is it? I'm still waiting for blood test results at the moment

Can having thyroid problems affect birth control if you had to take meds? And how serious is it? I'm still waiting for blood test results at the moment

Still work: Birth control pills still work for those on thyroid medicines. Irregular periods is a symptom of thyroid disease but it does not interfere with the effectiveness of birth control pills. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can take liothyronine without any thyroid problems promote weight loss?

Not a good idea: It can be dangerous to take any throid hormone with normal; thyroid functions. It can cause rapid heart beats, arrythmias and heart problem, heat intolerance and muscle pain just to mention few, and yes you may lose some weight too, but very risky to go that way. ...Read more

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I bought sea kelp to help my graves' disease, the bottle says consult a doctor if you have any thyroid problems, so is it okay to take?

I bought sea kelp to help my graves' disease, the bottle says consult a doctor if you have any thyroid problems, so is it okay to take?

Consult your doctor: The idea behind sea kelp is that it has iodine in it which in it of itself can affect your thyroid levels. Graves disease can be a very serious condition so it would be very advisable for you to see a thyroid specialist than to treat your condition by yourself. ...Read more

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If I have depression and I have no thyroid problems, I can take the amino acid L-tyrosine to burn fat and have a better mood?

If I have depression and I have no thyroid problems, I can take the amino acid L-tyrosine to burn fat and have a better mood?

Its in your food : L-tyrosine is already in much of the food you eat. Watch out for sensational promises by charming supplement salespeople and companies. ...Read more

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Could a 13 yr old girl take acai berry pills?

Could a 13 yr old girl take acai berry pills?

Unknown: The problem with herbal meds is that they are unregulated. No one knows if they are safe, esp in kids. The long term effects are unknown and most of the benefits are not backed up by good science. I would stay away from anything in that area. ...Read more

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What happens physiologically when you take acai berry and colon cleanser pills?

What happens physiologically when you take acai berry and colon cleanser pills?

Nothing significant: According to scientifically conducted trials, nothing significant. ...Read more

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When are you supposed to take acai berry pills? Before or after meals?

Neither: You don't need to take these pills because they have not be found to have any specific health benefits. Get your anti-oxidants from natural foods like fruits and vegetables. Eat acai berries if you really want them. Dr. James watson, who discovered dna, says anti-oxidants in pills foster cancer. ...Read more

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Doctors! What acai berry diet pill should I take?

Doctors! What acai berry diet pill should I take?

See below: Researchers have found the acai berry has antioxidants that may protect cells from damage caused by harmful molecules in the body called "free radicals, " and may help against diseases such as heart disease and cancer. But when it comes to weight loss, the hype is ahead of the science, because the research evidence for such a connection is lacking. ...Read more

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I am taking a weight loss flush pill that is called acai berry cleanse and I am supposed to take it 4 times a day. Is it healthy to take these?

Acai Berry: As yet another supplement, that is not regulated by the fda, there is no good data supporting the effectiveness of acai berry. Again, may I recommend good old fashion healthy diet and increasing your activity level to the least a moderate activity level of 5-6 times per week of 30-45 minutes ore more of exercise to help you lose that weight and more importantly keep it off! ...Read more

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I take acai berry, a multi vitamin, and super b pillls. I've tried before during and after food but I always get sick anyway. Which should I stop takin?

I take acai berry, a multi vitamin, and super b pillls. I've tried before during and after food but I always get sick anyway. Which should I stop takin?

Probably acai berry: University of michigan health system points out acai berry & capsules are frequently associated with indigestion, stomach pain, gas, diarrhea, stomach cramping, & acid reflux. Also suggest studying labels on multiple vitamin & super b to see how much b vitamin you're getting. See chart. ...Read more

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Can you take acaia berry if you have a thyroid problem?

Can you take acaia berry if you have a thyroid problem?

Yes you can: Yes you can and I see no interaction, acaia berry is used as a supplement and is considered to have antioxidant properties and claimed by some as weight loss supplement without any scientific evidence to support it
but I see no reason why you can not take it with if you have thyroid problem as lon as thyroid problem is being treated, as acaia berry will not help your thyroid problem. ...Read more

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What do thyroid problems in men cause?

Same as others: We are not that special. Thyroid problem in men will cause the same symptoms as in women (minus the menstruation symptoms, of course). Hypothyroid: fatigue, hair loss, hoarse voice, slower speech, depressed, brittle nails, dry skin, feeling cold, constipation, weight gain... Hyperthyroid: nervousness, fast heartbeat, weight loss, feeling hot, trouble sleeping, tremot, pooping too much... ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more