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

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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