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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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How can I fix my anemia and hypothyroidism? Doctor said I can't have red meat soy or eggs because of thyroid but I need something to keep iron up

How can I fix my anemia and hypothyroidism? Doctor said I can't have red meat soy or eggs because of thyroid but I need something to keep iron up

Get another doctor: You need to get with a different physician at least for a second opinion. You either misunderstood or were misinformed, and this is extremely serious business. Diet isn't a factor in hypothyroidism. Anemia needs a proper workup unless it's clearly iron deficiency from monthly loss. If not properly managed, either will cost you your health and perhaps your life. ...Read more

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Relationship between hypothyroidism and menstrual cycle.How hypothyroid affects realease of egg?

High TSH=Lost Cycle: Hypothyroidism can be thought of as a condition which slows all body processes.Low thyroid hormone (free t4, free t3) levels induce thyroid stim hormone(tsh) release in an effort to increase hormone pro-duction.Unfortunately the thyroid cannot accommodate. This inc-reases the tsh.It also increases luteinizing hormone(lh) & follicular stimulating hormone (fsh) to a point where the cycle is lost. ...Read more

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Can decreased peripheral vision be caused by hypothyroidism?

Can decreased peripheral vision be caused by hypothyroidism?

Not usually: I would look for other potential causes and see a good eye doctor first before attributing it to hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Could hypothyroid cause increase or decrease amount of calcium in blood?

Could hypothyroid cause increase or decrease amount of calcium in blood?

Not usually: Unless there is something else going on, most people with hypothyroidism will have normal calcium levels. Hypoparathyroidism (low function of the parathyroid glands) will cause low calcium levels in the blood. ...Read more

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Is there any relationship of hypothyroidism to a decrease in sexual desire?

Is there any relationship of hypothyroidism to a decrease in sexual desire?

Hypothyroidism: Early in the illness, among other symptoms, there can be female infertility & some irregular menstrual cycles. Later on, there is abnormal cycles. Less common ones are decrease in libido in men. ...Read more

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