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Collagen (Definition)

Collagen is a component of extracellular tissue, which is found throughout the body. Collagen is a proten important for tissue strength and tissue healing. There are several differnt subtypes of collagen, depending on where it is found. Collagen has a high content of hydroxyproline, which is ...Read more


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I had my thyroid removed 5 months ago. I have ended up with hypocalcemia, and just generally worse off. I am now having terrible body pains, bones and joints. I am almost 25, and feel like 135. I'm taking collagen to help. What advice can you give?

I had my thyroid removed 5 months ago. I have ended up with hypocalcemia, and just generally worse off. I am now having terrible body pains, bones and joints. I am almost 25, and feel like 135. I'm taking collagen to help. What advice can you give?

Replacement Hormone: See the surgeon again. You should be on replacement Thyroid medication for your loss. The parathyroid glands regulate the calcium in your blood. They also live in the Thyroid Gland. You can replace the Thyroid gland function by taking levothyroxine and a calcium supplement. Blood tests determine the right amounts of these medications. ...Read more

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Hydrolysate collagen helps in neck pain?

Hydrolysate collagen helps in neck pain?

See below: I am not aware of this being a proven treatment for neck pain. Be sure to see your physician before starting any over the counter supplements for pain. ...Read more

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Are collagen injections considered a non-surgical face lift? Would a non-surgical face lift tighten the sagging skin on my cheeks and neck or are they simply done with fillers like collagen? .

Are collagen injections considered a non-surgical face lift? Would a non-surgical face lift tighten the sagging skin on my cheeks and neck or are they simply done with fillers like collagen? .

Nonsurgical facelift: A nonsurgical facelift includes noninvasive procedures like fillers, laser treatment and ultrasound treatment. Most physicians do not use collagen anymore but there are many fillers to choose from. Have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon to learn your options. ...Read more

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How does mdma affect hashimoto thyroidism?

How does mdma affect hashimoto thyroidism?

?: No established direct effect, but such deleterious drug isn't expected to be of any benefit in any condition, including psychiatric illness claimed by some to be of value, do yourself, or the person you're asking on his/her behalf, a favor, and get treated right in a detox program, good luck ...Read more

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Done an sgpt test and it says on the result that mine is 66 (ref: 9.00-52 u/l (h). Do I need to worry? I am drinking ptu (propylthiouracil) for my thyroidism continuously

Done an sgpt test and it says on the result that mine is 66 (ref: 9.00-52 u/l (h). Do I need to worry? I am drinking ptu (propylthiouracil) for my thyroidism continuously

PTU (propylthiouracil) and liver: Drugs like ptu (propylthiouracil) and Methimazole can cause liver toxicity but hyperthyroidism can also cause elevation int the liver enzyme test you had done. If your still early in your treatment and your thyroid hormone levels (free t4) is still high it could be that. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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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