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Does Thyroid Problems Affect Glucose Levels
The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more
Yes: Much depends on the details of the underlying thyroid condition and the type of thyroid testing done. Usually a test called a free T4 can be useful. ...Read more
21y female, is my severe hairloss due to low ferritin levels of 10.8 ng/ml? Ive no thyroid problems, hormonal imbalances, or hereditary influences.
Have thyroid problems. Bleeding for 4 days. I am about 3months with child. Is this a sign that I am gona miscarry when i got my med for thyroids (yearly) levels were 22. Didnt no that i was preg. At that time.
It is concerning: Bleeding for 4 days is concerning and should be evaluated by your ob-gyn. A thyroid level of 22 is high and can lead to increased risk of miscarriage but if caught early that may be avoided with medication so see you doctor for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What tests are done to see if acne is hormonal? Testosterone level is low, no thyroid problems, but acne is adult onset and severe. I'm thin, female.
Have you: Have you had dheas level also? May be you should stop and see if it clears. This happens sometime. ...Read more
Doctor ran blood work to check for thyroid problems. The first test she ran she said was a screening test. The report calls it " i've had a high pulse and feeling really cold all the time, which is why i believe the doctor wanted to check thyroid levels.
Those are sympt: High pulse and feeling cold are symptoms which may or may not be related to the thyroid. Find out your levels. High TSH indicates hypothyroidism which goes along with cold intolerance but high pulse rate is related to low TSH which is hyperthyroidism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it common for prediabetics to have problems maintaining steady glucose levels eg highs and lows.Worse in mornings.
Possible: Prediabetics can have episodes of high blood sugar as well as low (hypoglycemia). The cause is Insulin resistance. These fluctuations in blood sugar can be controlled with proper diet, exercise and vitamins. A low carb diet with moderate protein and good fats will help stabilize Insulin levels and blood sugar. Daily exercise is very important. Vitamin d3, chromium, ala, etc. Might be useful. ...Read more
12 hour fast, glucose level- 110. About 95 in prior tests. Problem? Also does 1 glass of wine/day contribute to long term higher glucose levels?
Prediabetes: A fasting glucose of 100-125 is considered prediabetes. Another test to check your average glucose over 3 months is a hemoglobin A1C. Considering you have an impaired fasting glucose, this would be a good test to see where your average blood sugar levels are. At this stage, you have the potential to reverse your condition with diet and exercise. You're likely ok with 1 glass of wine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) may raise glucose levels. Never had this borderline problem before til taking this hypertensive med. What diuretic substitute should I ask for?
HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) and glucose: I would have your physician check your hemoglobin a1c to see if you have any diabetes while taking. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) (h). Another option is a diuretic called chlorthiadone (c), which does not raise glucose (g) levels. At age 59, you may have some chronic kidney disease (ckd) which would make both h and c ineffective. Ask your doctor if you have CKD and could be put on Furosemide alone, as it does not raise g. ...Read more
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
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