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Does Osteopathic Medicine Treat Hypothyroidism
Can levothyroxine medicine, that treats hypothyroidism, can be used without prescription in the us?Is it OTC medicine in the us?
Levothyroxine: No. It is not used with out prescription and not over the counter medicine. Thanks. ...Read more
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
On & off my thyroid medicine...Many scary symptoms occurring. Treated for graves disease blockers then id-131 from 1998-2002. Hypothyroidism ever sinc?
Thyroid problems: You should not be going on and off your thyroid medications. You need to be carefully monitored regularly by your doctor to keep you well. ...Read more
What's the best medicine to treat hypothyroidism during pregnancy? I'm on Synthroid (thyroxine) should I take cytomel too?
5 weeks pregnant. Endometriosis treated.Also taking medicines for hypothyroidism. Could masturbation harm early pregnancy? Just stimulation.
Varies: Symptoms for hypothyroidism are diverse and nonspecific. Some of them might not be caused by hypothyroidism although they fall in the relm of hypothyroid symptoms. Best thing to do is to get the hypothyroidism treated and see which hypothyroid symptoms disappeared or improved. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Serious things!: Hypothyroidism can cause obesity, infertility, joint pain, depression, hair loss and heart disease and lots of other symptoms. See http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypothyroidism/basics/definition/con-20021179 and see http://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/thyroid/hypothyroidism-too-little-thyroid-hormone It is often easy and cheap to treat. See a doc! ...Read more
Follow instructions: There is no quick treatment for hypothyroidism. You just have to take the medication as prescribed and make sure there is no absorption interference. Overzealous treatment will overshoot and you end up hyperthyroid which is not good for someone ttc either. Follow closely with your doctor. ...Read more
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