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Can under people with under active thyroid on levothyroxine medication take raspberry ketone?

Can under people with under active thyroid on levothyroxine medication take raspberry ketone?

Raspberry ketone: Hypothyroid when corrected makes you normalusing another medicine whether prescribed or otc is as safe or dangerous as for person with no thyroid disease raspberry ketones are extracts being promoted for weight loss and as such should have precautions and safeguards when using otc. ...Read more

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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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


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Can i take raspberry ketone diet pills with under active thyroid?

Can i take raspberry ketone diet pills with under active thyroid?

No human studies yet: Yes, but while raspberry ketones are touted as a miracle weight loss supplement ; some animal studies suggest it might help, there have been absolutely no human studies to show if it really helps. If you're trying to lose weight i'd stick with a healthy diet, exercise ; herbs that have been proven to help in human studies-see http://bit.Ly/178bmuf re: proven supps ; http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht re: diet. ...Read more

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Which is better for under active thyroid. Syntheroid or t3 (liothyronine)?

Which is better for under active thyroid. Syntheroid or t3 (liothyronine)?

Synthroid (thyroxine): Synthroid or some form of levothyroxine is most commonly used. If you are taking it and are concerned that it is not working properly after several months you can ask your doctor to check T3 (liothyronine), (liothyronine) but usually with an adequate dose of T4 the body synthesizes plenty of T3 (liothyronine). ...Read more

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Does under active thyroid causes fast heart beats as well as feeling tired, there are many nodules on my thyroid and i take eurhyrox 100 that became50?

Does under active thyroid causes fast heart beats as well as feeling tired, there are many nodules on my thyroid and i take eurhyrox 100 that  became50?

Overreplaced: Sounds like you were taking too high of a dose causing fast heart rate and fatigue. That's why your doctor lowered the dose from 100 to 50. If this was the case, you should be feeling better shortly. ...Read more

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Are there any fertility herbs such as vitex or red clover that can be taken while on thyroid meds for under active thyroid (Levothyroxin)?

Are there any  fertility herbs such as vitex or red clover that can be taken while on thyroid meds for under active thyroid (Levothyroxin)?

Folic acid: If you are trying to conceive then Folic acid supplementation should be taken. Thyroid testing should be done to make sure the levels are normal. Herbal medication should be avoided unless specifically recommended as they typically do not help and can in some cases cause harm. If you are need of fertility treatment then please see an obgyn for guidance ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an over active and under active thyroid function?

Thyroid function: At any one time, your thyroid is either underactive, normal, or overactive. However, people with autoimmune thyroid disease (graves or hashimotos) or thyroiditis can go through phases where you are hyperthyroid for a while, and then become hypothyroid, or vise versa. ...Read more

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Can lemon balm be taken with an under active thyroid?

Can lemon balm be taken with an under active thyroid?

Not a treatment: An underactive thyroid needs thyroid replacement. I hope you are not considering taking lemon balm in its place even though i see no problem with it otherwise. ...Read more

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What is a good diet and simple easy exercise for under active thyroid? I have levothyroxine tablets everyday weight only shifts a little then back

What is a good diet and simple easy exercise  for under active thyroid?  I have levothyroxine tablets everyday weight only shifts a little then back

See below: Make sure your TSH levels are being monitored and you are on the proper amount of levothyroxine. Just eat a healthy diet with proportionate amounts of carbs and protein. Exercise at least 40 minutes 3-4 times per week. ...Read more

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Over active thyroid/ or under active cam that effect sex life in females?

Over active thyroid/ or under active cam that effect sex life in females?

Yes: Changes in thyroid can affect the mood and energy level which can be a cause of decreased libido/sex drive in anyone. Hyperthyroidism causes anxiety, insomnia and muscle weakness, hypothyroidism causes depressed mood, fatigue and also weakness. ...Read more

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Supplements for fibromyalgia, under active thyroid & osteoarthritis?

Supplements for fibromyalgia, under active thyroid & osteoarthritis?

Unproven: Some patients swear they feel better with certain dietary changes, and I have no reason to doubt them... But no single change works for everyone, and most changes don't help at all. ...Read more

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Hi Dr, is thyroid mass lesion with no calcification and cavitation dangerous? While thyroid hormone also normal.

Hi Dr, is thyroid mass lesion with no calcification and cavitation dangerous? While thyroid hormone also normal.

It depends on size: Any thyroid lesions larger than 2cm in size are best removed. This solves the problem and the pathology examination can help to find out the nature of such a mass and rule out Cancer. ...Read more

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Which test is best to monitor thyroid levels in thyroidectomy patients, just ft3 and ft4, TSH and ft4, or like i feel should be tsh, ft3 and ft4?

Which test is best to monitor thyroid levels in thyroidectomy patients, just ft3 and ft4, TSH and ft4, or like i feel should be tsh, ft3 and ft4?

TSH: All you really need is a tsh. Assuming there is nothing wrong with your pituitary, this hormone responds in a very sensitive manner to the levels of your T4 and t3 (liothyronine). You are presumably taking levothyroxine as replacement. ...Read more