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How to control diabetic type 2. Presenly am taking medicines to control, is there any normal method to control and avoid medicines?

How to control diabetic type 2. Presenly am taking medicines to control, is there any normal method to control and avoid medicines?

Depends: Depends on how out of control your diabetes is. In general, the more weight and more active you are, the better your glucose control will be. If you are serious about improving diabetes, try your hardest at watching what you eat and your portion size, as well as increase your activity level and you will be surprise how good your numbers will be at the next check up. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


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Is there any other way to regulate my period without taking birth control? Age 18 birth control pill used: sprintec

Is there any other way to regulate my period without taking birth control? Age 18

birth control pill used: sprintec

If : If you mean anything other than birth control pills, then yes there are other options. The NuvaRing is a good birth control method that can help regulate your periods. The ring is inserted at the start of you cycle, it stays in for three weeks, then is out for the last week. If you meant a natural method, then unfortunately there is nothing you can do other than maintain a healthy weight. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How to control high BP without medicines.

How to control high BP without medicines.

Exercise daily: Persons with high BP are usually somewhat overweight. Reducing your weight thru daily exercise and practicing good dietary choices that restrict sodium will be most helpful. I f your BP is elevated, you must begin with a medication to control it. After you have begun the lifestyle changes that lower bp, exercise may allow you to stop meds. Poor BP control leads to heart dz; kidney failure. ...Read more

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Can I control diabetes without medication?

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Can I control diabetes without medication?

Depends : On how severe your diabetes is- speak with your pcp or endo. But there are many well tolerated diabetes meds that might help you keep it mild longer. ...Read more

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As i've thyroid, i'm taking l-thyroxine 100mcg medicine since one month. Pls tell me if there are any side effects of this medicine like weight gain..

As i've thyroid, i'm taking l-thyroxine 100mcg medicine since one month. Pls tell me if there are any side effects of this medicine like weight gain..

No side effects.: Thyroxine is a replacement hormone that takes the place of your naturally occurring hormone. Thyroxine can give expected effects if too much or too little is taken but these are not "side effects." keep your TSH on the low end of normal - say below 2.5 and all will be well. ...Read more

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Will diet pills affect my Synthroid (thyroxine) medication. I'm looking into the natural garcinia pill. But i take Synthroid (thyroxine) for thyroid.

Will diet pills affect my Synthroid (thyroxine) medication. I'm looking into the natural garcinia pill. But i take Synthroid (thyroxine) for thyroid.

No Diet Pills work: Please save your money. There is still no diet pill that will really lead you to real and lasting weight loss. Please do not be gullible to this one more product designed to take money from the overweight. ...Read more

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Will i be fine if i'm on thyroid medicine while taking birth control pills?

Will i be fine if i'm on thyroid medicine while taking birth control pills?

Generally yes: Typically there shouldn't be an interaction between those two types of medications. However, if you are on other types of medication, you should consult the doctors prescribing those medications to make sure that they are all aware of all of your medications. ...Read more

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Does anyone on ptu (propylthiouracil) for an overactive thyroid become emotional?

Does anyone  on ptu (propylthiouracil) for an overactive thyroid become emotional?

Overactive thyroid: The disease alone can cause you to be emotional and not necessarily the ptu (propylthiouracil). ...Read more

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How to control gout without medicines ?

How to control gout without medicines
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Depends type of gout: There are many types of gout and soem require medications liek tumor lysis syndrome after cancer chemotherapy. Some gout is causes by increased production of uric acid and other by decreased urine excretion and some by both of these. If gout is caused by too much alcohol I have cured gout by having my patients stop alcohol. One can improve renal excretion by stopping certain meds. ...Read more

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Which is better for hypothyroid, levothyroxine or Armour Thyroid without weight gain?

Which is better for hypothyroid, levothyroxine or Armour Thyroid without weight gain?

Depends: Depends on how well you are converting T4 to t3 (liothyronine). It you are converting too much T4 to reverse t3 (liothyronine), you may be better off on armour. http://drfairchild.blogspot.com/2012/12/proper-thyroid-testing.html. ...Read more

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Is there birth control pill that helps anemia and acne without weight gain?

Is there birth control pill that helps anemia and acne without weight gain?

No pill: Has been shown conclusively to cause weight gain, although many choose to believe it. No birth control pills have an absolutely consistent side effect profile either. All birth control pill choices basically come down to 'try it and see.'. ...Read more

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Could doctors prescribe low dosage birth control?

Could doctors prescribe low dosage birth control?

Of course: I do almost every day my # 1 pill is loloestrin , only 10 mcg estrogen and at your age if you want no more kids your gyn or a gyn should offer you in office essure tubal, easy takes 5 minutes - permanent my pts are awake , miss 1/2 day of work , covered by insurance , often just an office copay, use oral pain meds, minimal discomfort, no cutting. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A condition in which the thyroid gland produces too much of the hormone thyroxine, accelerating the body's metabolism, causing weight loss, a rapid or irregular heartbeat, sweating, ...Read more