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Doctor insights on: Could One Day Of Taking Rhodiola Cause A Big Drop In Thyroid Levels

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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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Could one day of taking rhodiola cause a big drop in thyroid levels?

Could one day of taking rhodiola cause a big drop in thyroid levels?

No: There is no evidence that rhodiola would reduce thyroid levels whether taken for a day or a year. Rhodiola is thought to generally stimulate thyroid function rather than impair it. ...Read more

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Could the herb rhodiola cause your thyroid to overproduce?

Could the herb rhodiola cause your thyroid to overproduce?

No known associaton: Rhodiola is a stimulant and may bring out the symptoms of hyperthyroidism and there is no know case where it would cause thyroid over production. ...Read more

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Can rhodiola cause stomache a he's and jittery feelings if I am also on Prozac (fluoxetine) and thyroid meds?

Can rhodiola cause stomache a he's and jittery feelings if I am also on Prozac (fluoxetine) and thyroid meds?

Who knows: What's in it or what harm it could do. Why are you taking it without knowing? In addition you're taking Cytomel (liothyronine) which shouldn't be taken by humans and can easily cause the symptoms you're mentioning. That's why (among many other reasons) you shouldn't be taking it. Do you really have a thyroid deficiency? If so, take brand name T4 in appropriate doses. Talk w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Could an elevation in one's TSH level be indicative of hyper/hypo thyroidism?

Could an elevation in one's TSH level be indicative of hyper/hypo thyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: When the thyroid makes too little hormone (t4 and t3), the pituitary makes more TSH to try to compensate. So an elevated TSH is indicative of a thyroid that has failed or is failing, and you may need to take levothyroxine. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can hyper thyroidism or thyroid meds cause a high bac reading in a blood test?

Can hyper thyroidism or thyroid meds cause a high bac reading in a blood test?

Unclear question: What is a "bac reading"? It may help if you spell out your concern. ...Read more

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Can taking 10,000 mcg of biotin everyday cause thyroid levels to be high in one test and low in another?

Can taking 10,000 mcg of biotin everyday cause thyroid levels to be high in one test and low in another?

No; thyroiditis can!: Biotin is a benign vitamin with no known toxicity at any dose and is not known to affect thyroid. 10,000 mcg sounds like a lot but if you call it 10 mg it does not seem that high. See http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/biotin Fluctuating thyroid levels are classic in thyroiditis; get tested for anti-thyroglobulin and anti-thyroperoxidase (TPO) antibodies. See http://tinyurl.com/gobuw4x ...Read more

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What cause thyroid. Blood levels to drop low? What is the function of the thyroid?

What cause thyroid. Blood levels to drop low? What is the function of the thyroid?

I'm sure you'll: Learn a lot from this link. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/women/guide/understanding-thyroid-problems-basics. ...Read more

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I have hashimito's thyroidism, hypothyroidism, what foods should I avoid? Am taking T4 50mg during the week, T4 75mg at weekends. Thank you.

I have hashimito's thyroidism, hypothyroidism, what foods should I avoid? Am taking T4 50mg during the week, T4 75mg at weekends. Thank you.

Coffee with pills: Coffee decreases the absorption of T4, so don't drink coffee when you are taking your medicine. Otherwise, no dietary restrictions ...Read more

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Should i take vitamin d or any other supplement or anything for thyroidism?

Should i take vitamin d or any other supplement or anything for thyroidism?

Vitamin D won't help: If you truly have hypothyroidism the treatment is to take thyroid hormone prescribed by a doctor who has reviewed your thyroid test results. Vitamin d is not the treatment for thyroid problems. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for Hypo and Hyper Thyroidism ?

What is the normal range for Hypo and Hyper Thyroidism ?

For Simplification..: Thyroid Hormone and Function studies can get complicated depending on the background of the Discussants. The Labs also. For simplification: Hyper- Thyroidism is when the Thyroxine Level is High and the TSH is Low. - And Hypo- Thyroidism is when TSH is Higher than Normal ranges . Using Globalrph: Thyroxine (Free T4) Normal Range = 0.8-2.8ng/dL -TSH Normal Range = 0.5-4.7uU/ml ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i suspect I have both hypo and hyper - thyroidism?

I suggest: You rethink and meet with a live doctor to help you sort this out, you are 99.99% mistaken. ...Read more