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Diet Plans For Meso Endo Body Types
I have done the whole body thyroid check up scan twice. This time, my new endo, is making me do the low iodine diet. Why? It's not RAI treatment
See below: The low iodine diet improves the detection of thyroid cancer, including any cancer that has spread to another part of the body. Thyroid tissue picks up iodine to use it to form thyroxine. A low iodine diet makes the thyroid tissue "hungrier" and improves the uptake of radioactive iodine. ...Read more
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
See below: 155 plus or minus 10% so 140 to 170 would be the range . ...Read more
Would change in diet/exercise affect possible blood tests at my endo appt? Should I wait until after the appt to stray from my usual patterns?
Probably no: Diet and exercise are life style changes and take time to change blood levels. We all hope to see immediate changes but generally it takes about 3 months to 1 year because people have different levels of compliance, education on how to make changes and what works for them. Get your lab work, establish your baseline and continue to do the lifestyle changes. Every 1% improvement is exponential. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter is 36, retarded and morbidly obese and has been her whole life and I'm sure that 90% of this is not due to diet. How can an endo help her?
Endocrinologist : Endocrinologist are specialist who take care of your organs which make hormones, needed for normal growth . Definitely they would help in your case. ...Read more
Did scopes up and down and a capsule endo - still having very sharp like knifes cutting when I go to bowel. Have one hemroids and have had constipation for weeks and hard stool. Could this be from diet since tests are all negative ?
Fat in diet provokes ruq pain, nausea. Us, hida norm 95%ef. Endo biopsy found gerd. Now on ppi for this. Continue to lose wt. Can GERD cause ruq pain?
Not usually : Ruq pain after fatty meals suggest gallbladder or biliary disease. Small amounts of sludge within the gallbladder may not be seen on us or hida. Ct or MRI would be helpful to complete gallbladder workup, and move on to other differential diagnosis including sphincter of oddi dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was rxed orthotricyclinlo to control endo pain, but it caused breast swelling.Quit pill 3months ago- swelling hasn't receded/still painful. Tsh levels perfect, good diet, exercise, not pregnt.Thoughts?
I've seen endo and cardio. Episodes last 1h, then i return to normal, q 2-4w. What part of my body is the source of the problem? See my symptoms list
Endocrine gland : There are 2 endocrine gland in the neck called thyroid gland and parathyroid gland. They have distinct functions. ...Read more
Daughter tested by PC md for hypothroid but tests are ~ normal, md does not refer to endo. Family history , she has all symptoms-plan needs referral?
Diet and exercise?: If thyroid tests are normal, then the patient (your daughter) doesn't have hypothyroid, so no referral to endo is needed, even with family history and symptoms. You daughter should ask her pc md what to do next. A healthy diet and daily exercise may cure her. The key is communication between the patient and her doctor. ...Read more
How long do I have to take pill after endo and ovarian cyst removal? My doc said until pregnant, but no plan to have kids. When is best time to stop?
4-6 months: It is a treatment that you may want to continue to both suppress future ovarian cysts and endometriosis, not only birth control. Usually 4-6 months continuously low estrogen and progesterone. If you have high blood pressure or develop it or smoke, you will need closer monitoring. Always best to stop smoking if you do. No assumptions made, though. ...Read more
I'm taking birth control for endo continuously. No period since March. Just wondering, how long do I have to take this? No plan to be pregnant for now
Endometriosis: If you stop your endo may flare so trial and error with meds can't give you a time frame ...Read more
Is body somatotype(ecto meso Endo)genetic or can be influence by environment,I mean bone structure not muscle,hope a orthopedist answer thanks?
Hereditary : I see all frames of all ages. They can be thin and find it hard to lose weight, obese easy to gain, muscular with thick muscles and not workout at all. Under that there is their inherent skeletal structure that can be short and wide or tall and narrow. This can not be molded or shaped. If it were possible, then it would have to be altered at about age 5-10 y . ...Read more
How long does it take for progesterone to 'kick in'? I don't mean protect you from pregnant but to build up in your body ( started taking it for endo)
It does not...: ...Actually "build up" - in fact its levels go up and down a lot with periods. ...Read more
I am waiting to see "endo" because my testosterone was at 280. What type of treatment can I expect being a 30 yr old male?
Which hormones?: Obgyn work with estrogen & progestogens quite a bit. Endocrinologists specialize in all hormones. Family docs are also trained to deal with most common hormone issues such as hypothyroidism, diabetes, menopause, hypogonadism, etc. Your insurance company might ask you to go see your family doc first who can then treat & refer as deemed appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer