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What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

Iodine good.: foods from the sea have iodine good. ones that bind up iodine bad (these are all the healthy broccoli family foods like broccoli, kale, cabbage). Just have more good than bad and don't do silly amounts of either ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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Is diplopia common?

Is diplopia common?

Diplopia incidence: Diplopia (ie double vision) is not common but it is by no means rare either. The causes of diplopia are extensive and need to be worked up to ensure proper treatment. ...Read more

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How to cure diplopia?

How to cure diplopia?

Find the cause: See a neuroophthamologist or neurologist and find the cause. You may need special glasses or sometimes, and operation. ...Read more

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How dangerous is diplopia?

How dangerous is diplopia?

Sometimes: If it is monocular (you cover one eye and the double vision is still present), not worrisome. If binocular (you cover either eye and it disappears) then you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is vertical diplopia?

What is vertical diplopia?

One image above othe: Means that patient sees two images when there is only one object, with the images oriented one on top of the other, as opposed to side-by-side. They can also be diagonally oriented too. Because of multiple causes, some serious, patients with diplopia need to see an eye md or neurologist asap. ...Read more

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What is voluntary diplopia?

What is voluntary diplopia?

Crossing the eyes: Voluntary diplopia is caused by the individual forcing the eyes to not look at the same place at the same time. Crossing your eyes is the typical way one can create voluntary diplopia. It is harmless and under the individual's control. ...Read more

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What is causing my diplopia?

Diplopia: Double vision can result from disorders in eye, optic nerves, or brain or induced by medicines . Request evaluation by neurologist. ...Read more

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Food to be taken for hypothyroid?

Food to be taken for hypothyroid?

Diet's not the key: Being hypothyroid is difficult enough without subscientific / pop diet recommendations. You can basically eat what you please (healthy choices, of course, and limit your calories as you may tend to overeat / get fat.) but you must take your thyroid replacement medicine or your life will be ruined. ...Read more

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Where should I go if I have diplopia?

Where should I go if I have diplopia?

See strabismologist: Diplopia, or double vision, usually occurs from misalignment of the two eyes. This can be due to eye muscle imbalance and other factors. A motility specialist, or strabismologist can assess the situation and come up with a treatment plan. Glasses with prism may help or surgery. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of being hypothyroid?

What are the symptoms of being hypothyroid?

Numerous: Abnormal thyroid functioning may adversely affect a person's mood. It can also cause weight gain, hair loss, dry skin, fatigue, as well as other problems. Hypothyroidism can be caused by the thyroid gland itself and can also be caused by certain medications, like lithium. If a person's pituitary gland is not functioning properly, that may cause hypothyroidism. There are thyroid replacement drugs. ...Read more

Dr. Howard Pomeranz
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Double Vision (Definition)

When two separate images which are displaced in space are perceived at the same time due to a ...Read more