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Diet Pills Affect Thyroid
Will diet pills affect my Synthroid medication. I'm looking into the natural garcinia pill. But i take Synthroid for thyroid.
Hi can OTC diet pills affect cortisol levels.I'm overweight with low cortisol since dec. Never taken any steroids.Thyroids good.Like to know why this.
Don't do it unless:: Depending on the nature of your thyroid condition, certain diet medication will be contraindicated. Until your thyroid condition is under control, you should not consider medication for weight loss. Medication for weight loss should only be considered with your doctor's recommendations. ...Read more
They do for short pe: They do but for a short period but than there is not sustained weight loss and they can not be taken more than 12 weeks as there is potential for addction. ...Read more
Possibly: This really depends on what is in the "diet pills" that one is taking. Some diet pills can contain thyroid hormones that can cause weight loss in addition to unwanted and dangerous short term and long term side effects. It is essential that you find out what is in a diet pill, or any pill, before you decide to take it. It is best to consult a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet pills: If your thyroid is truly underactive then your dr. Will probably recommend thyroid replacement and that may help with your weight. I have had little to no success with other diet pills and recommend lifestyle changes instead with exercise and dietary changes. Good luck with your weight loss. ...Read more
No human studies yet: Yes, but while raspberry ketones are touted as a miracle weight loss supplement ; some animal studies suggest it might help, there have been absolutely no human studies to show if it really helps. If you're trying to lose weight i'd stick with a healthy diet, exercise ; herbs that have been proven to help in human studies-see http://bit.Ly/178bmuf re: proven supps ; http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht re: diet. ...Read more
I've had thyroid cancer 2 years ago, I take the name brand synthroid. Is it okay for me to take diet pills?
No problem: Most thyroid cancers do well after surgery if nodes were neg. and age at surgery under 40. If all is well after surgery which removes a major part if not all of the thyroid, there is a tendency to have low levels of thyroxin requiring oral supplements and patients tend to put on wt. Taking diet pills may even be helpful if there was a significant wt. increase post surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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