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Does Beetroot Effect Hypothyroid
Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
Not yet known: Forskolin is said to increase production of thyroid hormone, but as Dr. Rhoads says, research is limited at best. One study showed it increases thyroid production when given to thyroid from dogs in the lab but a human study found no change in thyroid levels in those who took it. If it does stimulate thyroid the effect is probably mild. To be safe have your thyroid levels monitored (esp. Free T3). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Half life 7d: 6 weeks. The half life of thyroid replacement is 7d, there fore it takes 6 1/2 lives to reach steady state or 6w. No medication change or labs reassessment for 2-3 months to see if right dose. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and i take levathyroxin would it be safe to do the advicare 24 day challenge and cleanse? Would they cleanse effect the med?
Worthless: Make sure you're taking brand name T4 and your levels are normal. Forget the "challenge and cleanse" -- it's internet garbage and won't help you in any way. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv and the internet. You don't actually believe any of that crap do you? ...Read more
Yeah man..it DOES: It can make people appear to be depressed, demented, lethargic, apathetic, lackadaisical- sounds like we're just throwing out insult after insult but hey, that's HYPOTHYROIDISM. It's also capable of doing something to CSF fluid that no other endocrinopathy does- causes a WBC shift UP. So, just remember residents...high WBC in CSF...what's the diff? Meningitis/Infection, GBS, Hypothyroidism. Fix! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It really doesn't: Except for the fact that levothyroxine should be taken on an empty stomach in the morning for consistent absorption, there is really no interaction between taking Methadone or methamphetamine (whichever you were talking about when you said "meth." here on the east coast, meth = methadone. As far as methamphetamine use goes, better not to use it at all, obviously! ...Read more
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