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Hashimoto thyroidism, HGH bld pressure vitamin d sufficient, excess weight gain, feel tired all the time, would amphetamine boost my energy?

Hashimoto thyroidism, HGH bld pressure vitamin d sufficient, excess weight gain, feel tired all the time, would amphetamine boost my energy?

Yes, but: It would be potentially dangerous and possibly illegal depending upon the source of the amphetamines. Why put something in your body that is harmful and can potentially kill you? Also get off the armour thyroid, which is ground up pig tissue and have your doctor put you on brand name T4 replacement, which is better and safer. ...Read more

Amphetamine (Definition)

A psychostimulant, controlled drug schedule ii, with abuse potential. It acts to enhance Dopamine and norepinephrine in the body, including the brain. It can decrease appetite- was used as a diet pill, treat narcolepsy and adhd, pathological fatigue, sea sickness. Derived from ephedra plant ...Read more


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What to do if I have no thyroid how long will I test positive for meth?

What to do if I have no thyroid how long will I test positive for meth?

Meth: What has " No Thyroid " got to do with Meth?

Half life of Meth is between 6 to 16 hours. Figure it out

Are you here, at this site to get better or you want some medical information for your legal problems ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I had thyroid cancer, thyroid removed how long will meth be detectable in my system is it possible to test positive 6 mo after use?

What do you suggest if I had thyroid cancer, thyroid removed how long will meth be detectable in my system is it possible to test positive 6 mo after use?

No: Thyroid cancer and/or its removal will have no impact on positivity of drug testing in any significant way. Neither methamphetamine or Methadone (not sure which meth you mean) will stay positive in urine or blood, but hair testing can detect drug use 6 months earlier if the hair is long enough. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I had thyroid cancer thyroid removed how long will meth be detectable in my system is it possible to test positive 6 mo after use?

What do you recommend if I had thyroid cancer thyroid removed how long will meth be detectable in my system is it possible to test positive 6 mo after use?

I don't know what: Having a thyroid cancer removed would have to do with your methamphetamine problem, but I don't think they are related, and one has nothing to do with the other. Methamphetamine is rapidly metabolized and excreted, and usually drug tests are negative 3-5 days after last use. It cannot be positive in urine 6 months later, but hair testing can detect it for that long or longer, depending on length. ...Read more

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Can crystal meth cause thyroid problems?

Can crystal meth cause thyroid problems?

Possibly: Li sx, et al august 2013 - just published a paper on "depression and alteration" in both the "hpa" axis and the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis - see http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/23913817

however - thyroid issues are probably the least of your worries if there is methamphetamine involved. I would get off of it or get help. ...Read more

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Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) effect the levels of hormones produced by the thyroid?

Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) effect the levels of hormones produced by the thyroid?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and thyroid: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will not increase the blood levels of thyroid hormone. But the stimulatory effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) are similar to the stimulatory effects of too much thyroid. If your thyroid is normal, it is not an issue. But if you suffer from hyperthyroidism (eg. Graves disease, too much medication), then the combined effects of the disease and the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can be dangerous to your heart. ...Read more

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I'm having Thyroid surgery & have been a crystal meth user for over 15 years. I plan on getting clean 3-4 days before my surgery; is this enough time?

I'm having Thyroid surgery & have been a crystal meth user for over 15 years. I plan on getting clean 3-4 days before my surgery; is this enough time?

Tell your surgeon: About your crystal meth use and arrange for medically supervised detox. Chronic meth use affects so many functions that surgery will not be safe until you have been able to fully recover. ...Read more

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I just had a baby 4 months ago and just this past month started taking my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) again with thyroid meds, I feel lethargic like I can't function Why?

I just had a baby 4 months ago and just this past month started taking my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) again with thyroid meds, I feel lethargic like I can't function Why?

Post partum: Fatigue is not unusual. Be sure to let your doctor know and have your hemoglobin checked. Also make sure you are getting the right dose of your thyroid medication. If there is any way you can make sure to get enough sleep, a difficult task with a 4 month old, it will help. If you are experiencing depression, let your doctor know right away. 4 months is the right time for post partum depression to become disabling and prompt treatment will be effective. When you are able, try to get some exercise and time for yourself. ...Read more

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When my friend injected meth she got severe pain in the back of her neck. What could have been wrong?

When my friend injected meth she got severe pain in the back of her neck. What could have been wrong?

I don't know.: However, a number of such cases have been asked about on various websites. Simply typing in meth and neck pain you will see that there are a number of websites reporting this. The cause is not specified, nor is the treatment. The cure however is to never use it again. Please be a good friend and encourage your friend to seek the help that she needs to get off of it before her mouth looks similar to the picture above. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My friend hit me with a shot of meth in my neck a few days ago its still extremely numb but not hard. What can I or should I do?

My friend hit me with a shot of meth in my neck a few days ago its still extremely numb but not hard. What can I or should I do?

See below: 1. Discard this "friend"!
2. See a doctor to get tested for diseases transmitted through blood.
3. Let the site heal, without manipulation.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Two days ago I let a friend shoot me up with meth in the neck I believe they missed the vain, because there was a shooting pain in my neck and since?

Two days ago I let a friend shoot me up with meth in the neck I believe they missed the vain, because there was a shooting pain in my neck and since?

Not your friend: A friend does not inject a friend with meth. They injured a nerve. Please, please, get away from these people and this stuff. Nothing in your life, past or present, should make you feel that you belong with these people. Get to a church or other faith or self-help community. ...Read more

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What causes the severe neck pain and stiffness while smoking meth? I know I should stop, so please just give an non judgemental answer. :-)

What causes the severe neck pain and stiffness while smoking meth? I know I should stop, so please just give an non judgemental answer. :-)

The destructive drug: You don't want any judgmental answer; but as a physician, I don't judge. But I can't comment without telling you that there are grave medical dangers to your meth use. It adversely affects the brain --exposes you to significant emotional+cognitive problems. Arrhythmias, increased blood pressure, carotid artery dissections, leading to neck pain and severe stroke. Tremors can also lead to neck pain. ...Read more

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I been addict to smoking meth for 3 years and everytime I smoke it my glands swell in my neck and get very sore?

I been addict to smoking meth for 3 years and everytime I smoke it my glands swell in my neck and get very sore?

The meth is: Irritating your throat, causing your lymph nodes to swell and hurt. Stop smoking and irritation will go away ...Read more

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I be addict to smoking meth for 3 years and everytime I smoke my glands in my neck get sore and swell im scared will I be ok my glands get very sore?

I be addict to smoking meth for 3 years and everytime I smoke my glands in my neck get sore and swell im scared will I be ok my glands get very sore?

Addiction: There are a lot of infective illnesses associated with recreational drug use, medical intervention is needed for your symptoms and your habit., seek medical advice as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Ok why does Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ir work different on different days?) plus it is managing my neck hurt an spacey is that normal

Variables: You are different from day to day. The effect any medicine has will vary depending on variables that may be hard to identify but may include amount of sleep and stress in your life, foods you eat, interactions with peers, work related stress. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) would not be expected to do anything for neck pain - it is for adhd. It can make you feel spacey. ...Read more

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I've been addicted too smoking crystal meth for 3 years and everytime I smoke it my glamds swell in my neck and are sore?

I've been addicted too smoking crystal meth for 3 years and everytime I smoke it my glamds swell in my neck and are sore?

Hey John: I am a pathologist and have autopsied a few meth addicts. It's worse than you have been told. They do claw the flesh off their bodies before they die. Man up, swallow your pride, and get treated. Somebody loves you and even if you do not value your own life, do it for them. ...Read more

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What cani use to relieve swelling in lymph nodes and pain in neck from smoking crystal meth.

What cani use to relieve swelling in lymph nodes and pain in neck from smoking crystal meth.

URGENT ADVICE: 1. STOP USING THIS HORRIBLE POISON!!
2. GET INTO A DRUG REHAB PROGRAM NOW!!
3. ACCEPT FACT THAT YOU ALREADY ARE ACCUMULATING DAMAGE AND HUGE RISKS!!!
4. DO NOT HESITATE, CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR NOW. ...Read more

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I have severe neck and back pain after smoking meth. I took 2mg of Xanax (alprazolam) and 200mg of metoprolol and hr ago. No change felt?

Please see the doc: Please go see a doctor right away. Sometimes this is a serious problem that needs medical attention right away!

An please stop using meth! ...Read more

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I had someone try to inject me in my neck with meth and now by my clavicle there is a hard lump. The swelling has gone down a bit but still there.

I had someone try to inject me in my neck with meth and now by my clavicle there is a hard lump. The swelling has gone down a bit but still there.

See below: You may have an abscess in your neck. You need to seek medical attention. Stay away from drugs. Just say no! Good luck thank you. ...Read more

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New user to injecting the drug meth I have bruising on about most of the veins I shot my neck and my right upper back hurts?

New user to injecting the drug meth I have bruising on about most of the veins I shot my neck and my right upper back hurts?

Thank you for: Trusting Health Tap. Meth is a nasty drug. Very addicting. Very dangerous. What do we need to do to get you to stop using it? If you think you need to be looked at tonight by all means have somebody take you to the ER. Make sure you do not have liver or heart problems or pancreatitis. ...Read more

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I just did a shot of meth in my neck and now my entire neck, throat, chin & jaw line are numb?

I just did a shot of meth in my neck and now my entire neck, throat, chin & jaw line are numb?

Don't do it again: This is what "meth" can do to tissues supplied by the blood vessel that you injected. Next time, you may hit an artery, have it go to your brain, and you can end up as a cripple with permanent brain damage and no one will be sympathetic. Let this be a warning -- it may well be the only one you will get. Your physician can help you quit. Somebody loves you -- do it for them. Please. ...Read more

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How can I best deal with my addiction to adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? It is to the point that I can't survive and now I'm dealing with neck pain and twitching (facial).

See a Neurologist: You may have other underlying problems that complicate your situation;
You will benefit from a comprehensive consultation and evaluation by a Neurologist who can also advise you how to deal with the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) issue; ...Read more

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I am having a FET on August 12th. Should I stop my adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (ADHD) and hydrocodone 10/325 (chronic neck pain) before this procedure?

I am having a FET on August 12th. Should I stop my adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) (ADHD) and hydrocodone 10/325 (chronic neck pain) before this procedure?

Good idea!: It's a good idea, if circumstances allow. In any case, Discuss it fully w/ your Dr (s). The risks are increased for the baby, but are still not 100% to occur and it could be that the alternative distress is as bad an option. Your case is unique - discuss it well. Good luck - I hope it all goes well. ...Read more

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Why do amphetamines, such as Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause horrible muscle tension? I have been dealing with muscle pain in my neck and shoulders since I started.

Why do amphetamines, such as Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause horrible muscle tension? I have been dealing with muscle pain in my neck and shoulders since I started.

A pain in the neck!: This should not happen, and you need not tolerate it. Stop the med. It may be dosage issue, or there may be other factors but an effective treatment regimen is attainable. Insist on it! Bring your symptoms back to your dr. If he/she is not sufficiently expert to get you effective care without significant medication side effects, then you should seek another dr. ...Read more

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I have a drinking problem I used to do meth I have red on the inside of my right eye and I have tingling In my face neck and arm numbness to?

I have a drinking problem I used to do meth I have red on the inside of my right eye and I have tingling In my face neck and arm numbness to?

Appreciate open &...: Directness of the question. Happy to provide an answer, that may not be as concrete. For one it depends on how bad are the drinking and past drug problems. These symptoms could certainly be a non serious nerve irritation but also may be cardiomyopathy from alcohol or serious heart attack warning signs from meth. So without a complete evaluation, this could be a serious condition. ...Read more

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Red bumps some with puss and some like scabs and burn on back, neck, legs and face? Randomly showed up and irritating. Started taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)

Red bumps some with puss and some like scabs and burn on back, neck, legs and face? Randomly showed up and irritating. Started taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)

SEE YOUR DOCTOR: Either you are having some kind or allergic reaction to the medicine or you are developing a low immune system making you vulnerable for a skin staph infection either way you need to see your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment good luck ...Read more

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Are the effects of long-term amphetamine use (adderall) different than the effects of long-term methamphetamine use? #nqlu I've heard that the molecular structure of Adderall is virtually the same as that of methamphetamine. Will long-term use (10 years s

Are the effects of long-term amphetamine use (adderall) different than the effects of long-term methamphetamine use? #nqlu I've heard that the molecular structure of Adderall is virtually the same as that of methamphetamine. Will long-term use (10 years s

They aren't the same: Small differences in the molecules can make all the difference in the world. The is one carbon atom difference between beverage alcohol and wood alcohol, and one will cause you to go blind and can kill you with a single drink, and the other one doesn't. When taken as prescribed and monitored for side effects, adderal has been shown to be safe. Some docs give people holidays (weekends, holidays)off. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more