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Doctor insights on: Connection With Myelodysplasia And Hypothyroidism

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What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

Iodine good.: foods from the sea have iodine good. ones that bind up iodine bad (these are all the healthy broccoli family foods like broccoli, kale, cabbage). Just have more good than bad and don't do silly amounts of either ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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What is the connection between hypothyroid and metabolism?

What is the connection between hypothyroid and metabolism?

Profound connection: Your thyroid hormones have a profound effect on all functions in your body. Mild hypothyroid symptoms include: fatigue, sensitivity to cold, constipation, weight gain, high cholesterol, hair loss, muscle pain, depression, other hormonal problems, brain fog, edema, high blood sugar & many other symptoms. In the long term hypothyroidism can lead to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and even death. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between hypothyroid and raynauds?

Is there a connection between hypothyroid and raynauds?

Yes.: Yes, raynaud's has been linked to thyroid gland dysfunction, particularly hypothyroidism. One can have raynaud's syndrome without having thyroid abnormalities as well. ...Read more

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What's the connection between hypothyroidism and chronic sinusitis ?

What's the connection between hypothyroidism and chronic sinusitis ?

Remote: There is no direct connection between the two . However one can guess that hypothyroidism may be associated with nasal congestion -> obstruction on the sinus openings-> sinusitis. Yet there is no reason why the hypothyroidism cannot be treated to allow this sequence to occur. ...Read more

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Could there be a connection between oral thrush and hypothyroidism?

Could there be a connection between oral thrush and hypothyroidism?

Not usually: There is a rare condition called autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome, type 1 in which both hypothyroidism and a mild immunodeficiency (susceptibility to yeast infections, including oral thrush) can occur together. One episode of thrush would not raise suspicion for this necessarily, but if you have had multiple episodes, you should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Does hypothyroidism and interstitial cystitis have any connection? Are they caused by an autoimmune disorder?

Does hypothyroidism and interstitial cystitis have any connection? Are they caused by an autoimmune disorder?

No connection: Hypothyroidism is often autoimmune but interstitial cystitis remains mysterious. Both are very common and I think if you have them both, it's best attributed to dumb luck. I hope you find a way of managing the interstitial cystitis. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between hypothyroidism, hypothalamic dysfunction, pituitary dysfunction & Marfan syndrome?

Is there a connection between hypothyroidism, hypothalamic dysfunction, pituitary dysfunction & Marfan syndrome?

No, there is none: I have reviewed a number of sources on marfan syndrome and have not been able to find any connection between marfan's and endocrine disorders that you listed above or any other type of endocrine disorder.. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Isn't there a connection between your immune system & hypothyroidism? When my TSH was wild I stayed sick a lot w/colds, TSH good no colds

Isn't there a connection between your immune system & hypothyroidism? When my TSH was wild I stayed sick a lot w/colds, TSH good no colds

Coincidence: Hi. There is no scientific basis for that correlation. It is coincidence, not cause and effect. I'm glad: 1) you're euthyroid, and 2) you're not getting colds! Peace & good luck! ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism, sono showed normal size, no nodules, but heterogeneous, hypervascular. Is there a connection to chronic lymph node infections?

I have hypothyroidism, sono showed normal size, no nodules, but heterogeneous, hypervascular.  Is there a connection to chronic lymph node infections?

Hashimoto's: The most common cause for hyothyroidism in your age group is hashimoto's thyroiditis. This is an autoimmune disease causing chronic inflammation of the thyroid. The thyroid ultrasound typically shows heterogeneous texture and hypervascularity. Enlarged lymph nodes near the thyroid are also commonly enlarged. However, it does not cause a tendency to more infections. ...Read more

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My mom, dad and grandma(dad's side) all have hypothyroidism.They all got it when they were about 50 years old. I had hyperthyroidism. Any connection ?

My mom, dad and grandma(dad's side) all have hypothyroidism.They all got it when they were about 50 years old. I had hyperthyroidism. Any connection ?

Yes: A common cause for hypothyroidism is Hashimoto's thyroiditis. This is an autoimmune disorder that destroys the function of the thyroid causing hypothyroidism. Grave's disease is another common autoimmune disorder of the thyroid that causes hyperthyroidism. You can see both disorders in a family, and sometimes in the same individual. They are two ends of a spectrum of autoimmune thyroid disease ...Read more

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Is there a connection between hypothyroidism and pcos ?..And if i seek treatment will i be able to lose some weight (bmi is 27 ) ?

Is there a connection between hypothyroidism and pcos ?..And if i seek treatment will i be able to lose some weight (bmi is 27 ) ?

Not really: A woman can have both disorders, but it's not widely believed that one causes the other. Medical treatment may - a fairly big 'may' - help with weight loss, but don't count on it. On the other hand, deliberate weight loss will help with symptoms form pcos. ...Read more

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Is any relation between hypothyroid and high prolactina?

Is any relation between hypothyroid and high prolactina?

Untreated: Hypothyroidism can lead to mild elevations in prolactin, which return to normal when thyroid levels do. Make sure to take brand name T4 replacement only. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hypothyroid and i haven't taken my mede in like three weeks. Could that be why?

What to do if I have hypothyroid and i haven't taken my mede in like three weeks. Could that be why?

Hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism When you are diagnosed with Hypothyroidism,it is due to the Thyroid gland not able to produce Thyroxin which is the hormone which controls the metaboilism .This condition is treated by giving the hormone to bring the blood level to normal level usually all over life If yopu stop taking your replacement hormone you will go back to being Hypothyroid, You should not stop the medicine ...Read more

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