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Does morphine effect hypothyroidism?

Does morphine effect hypothyroidism?

Not directly: There is no direct effect on the thyroid, but morphine is not good for any of your body's functions. Is there any way to decrease or eliminate you use? ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

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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does coffee affect thyroid medication?

does coffee affect thyroid medication?

Cofee: Very simply - NO! - but as always, too much of a good thing is not OK. ...Read more

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Will taking pumpkin seed oil supplements 1000mg for hair loss, negatively effect my thyroid functioning? I have hypothyroidism taking 75mcg synthyroid

Will taking pumpkin seed oil supplements 1000mg for hair loss, negatively effect my thyroid functioning? I have hypothyroidism taking 75mcg synthyroid

Not studied: Hi. No one has studied the effect of pumpkin seed oil (PSO) on thyroid function; just like no one has studied its effect on hair loss! So take PSO to your heart's content; you're enriching some snake oil salesperson, but I seriously doubt it will have any effect on your thyroid function tests or l-thyroxine dose. Good luck! ...Read more

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What effect does alcohol have on ada, antidiuretic hormone?

What effect does alcohol have on ada, antidiuretic hormone?

Inhibits it: Alcohol is an inhibitor of adh, (vasopressin) or antidiuretic hormone. ADH (vasopressin) causes one not to urinate, so blocking it causes increased urination. This is the reason why drinking alcohol can actually lead to dehydration. ...Read more

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Does inositol hexanicotinate have any effect on cholesterol?

Does inositol hexanicotinate have any effect on cholesterol?

It's a "non-flushing: Form of Niacin which can lower both cholesterol and triglycerides. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What effect does dieting have on leptin levels?

What effect does dieting have on leptin levels?

Lowers level: If dieting is intended to lower fat content, then there should be expected drop in leptin levels as this hormone (cytokine) is produced by the fat cells (adipocytes). ...Read more

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Does Synthroid (thyroxine) interact with garlic?

Does Synthroid (thyroxine) interact with garlic?

I was unable to : Find any interactions with synthroid (thyroxine) and garlic - but do be aware that timing of eating meals ; taking synthroid (thyroxine) should be consistent. ...Read more

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Does taking daily spearmint tea to reduce elevated testosterone levels (caused by PCOS) have an effect on thyroid? I have hypothyroidism

Does taking daily spearmint tea to reduce elevated testosterone levels (caused by PCOS) have an effect on thyroid? I have hypothyroidism

PCOS: Spearmint tea does not reduce testosterone levels to the degree necessary to assist with PCOS. It also does not have a clinical effect on thyroid hormone production. There are medications to induce ovulation if you are trying to conceive, but oral BCP are the best therapy for PCOS, and prevent other problems with PCOS. ...Read more

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Does coffee really interfere with thyroid medication absorption?

Does coffee really interfere with thyroid medication absorption?

Yes: Yes, a recent study done by an italian group and published in thyroid journal showed up to 35% reduction in thyroid level absorption if thyroxine was taken with coffee. ...Read more

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Does green tea and pomegranate juice affect hypothyroidism ? Do they affect levothyroxine ?

Not so much: Megadoses of green tea extract can suppress methylation. But is you are just having some normal stuff here and there i would not worry about it. ...Read more

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Can taking acai berry affect my thyroxine levels?

Can taking acai berry affect my thyroxine levels?

No : It won't affect anything. It also won't help you prevent or treat any medical problem, or lose weight. The only thing that will get smaller is your wallet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Does prune juice increase effects if propranolol?

Does prune juice increase effects if propranolol?

Okay: It's okay to take both. There are interactions with grapefruits though. ...Read more

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What harmful effect does green tea have on menstruation?

What harmful effect does green tea have on menstruation?

TCM: n Traditional Chinese Medicine drinking green tea is not recommended during menses. It is reported that during menstruation women may lose 18 to 21 mg of iron in association w blood loss. The tannins in green tea can adversely impact absorption of iron through intestinal mucosa. The tannic acid may also ^ possibility of constipation. ...Read more

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Does levothyroxine interact with turmeric?

No interactions were: noted between turmeric and levothyroxine using a drug interaction checker. This is not a guarantee that an interaction could not occur. ...Read more

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What effects does high progesterone have?

What effects does high progesterone have?

Various: High Progesterone levels can be a contraceptive, and are used as such by gyn's. Other effects may include tiredness, vaginal dryness, high Insulin levels, decreased Insulin sensitivity, weight gain, reduced sex drive and depression. Is your Progesterone level high or have you been taking Progesterone for some reason? Either way, consult your gyn doc. ...Read more