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Can Your Slow Thyroid Make You Sweat
Could be either/both: There is a lot of overlap between the symptoms of thyroid dysfunction and depression/anxiety. Many psychiatrists and primary care doctors will check thyroid blood tests before considering treating the mood issue. If thyroid is dysfunctional then treating the thyroid condition might improve or alleviate the depression/anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are your thoughts on amberen for a 30yr old woman to keep once slow thyroid functioning healthy on its own?
Can eating lite salt with iodine everyday help to normalize my slow thyroid...Im already on thyroid medication...
Is there a safe appetite suppressant / diet pill I can take while on medication for a slow thyroid?
No: No medication is 100%safe - unfortunately there is no magic bullet for weight loss. You should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
My 15 year old daughter has hormonal imbalance and has a slow thyroid, is it safe for her to follow the hCG diet?
My mom has thyroid issues. She can't sleep, sweats, thyr. Hurts, feels 'pumped' up. Bloodtests show her thyr. Works too slow, symptoms aren't correct.
Get proper tests: It sounds like your mom is hyperthyroid, but if her thyroid hurts she might well have thyroiditis, an autoimmune condition. With thyroiditis sometimes the thyroid may be overactive alternating with underactive. Ask her doctors to check anti-thyroid antibodies and when her symptoms are strong check her free t3, (liothyronine) the most sensitive test of thyroid function which for some reason most docs seldom test. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed as hypothyroid 2 yrs ago....just noticed today left side of my thyroid is larger than right. Should I worry?
Thyroid: Don't worry but go see your doctor ASAP. A full new workup sounds needed. ...Read more
How long after thyroid levels are normalised should hypothyroid symptoms disappear? Hypo for 3 years previously, levels now ok but don't feel better.
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