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Dr. Chad Levitt
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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


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Is glutathione really bad for those with thyroid problem? my doctor has been telling me ever since to avoid it, but somehow i don't believe her.

Is glutathione really bad for those with thyroid problem? my doctor has been telling me ever since to avoid it, but somehow i don't believe her.

Glutathione: Are you taking it oral or iv? in Filipines, women have been using it to whiten their skin as it blocks melanin production. It takes a great oral dose to have detectable blood levels and can cause skin rashes, diarrhea, headaches, itchiness, chills and acne breakouts. We have no idea what "thyroid problem" you have, but Glutathione use can lead to serious complications (believe it or not). ...Read more

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What are the bad effects of glutathione on thyroid?

What are the bad effects of glutathione on thyroid?

None: I am unaware of any bad effects of glutathione on thyroid. See http://drhyman.com/blog/2010/05/19/glutathione-the-mother-of-all-antioxidants/ for an excellent discussion of glutathione. ...Read more

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Hi does glutathione really make u fair . As i am fair buy face but my neck and stomach a little darker . What should i do ?

Hi does glutathione really make u fair . As i am fair buy face but my neck and stomach a  little darker . What should i do ?

There is no evidence: There is no evidence that Gltathione will make your shin fair or fairer. And your complexion being fair in face and darker below the neck is you and you have to live with it .The skin colour is what you are born with and is dependant on your genetics of your parents and ethnicity. There are creams available which can kind of Bleech your skin but I do not recommend as it is not a permanent solution ...Read more

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I am a breatfeeding mom. I am using glutathione soap amd olay whitening cream, is this bad for my baby?

I am a breatfeeding mom. I am using glutathione soap amd olay whitening cream, is this bad for my baby?

No, don't think so: Any skin products are unlikely to get into the milk, so you should be ok with your creams mentioned here. ...Read more

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Is it ok if I take antibiotic along with glutathione?bec I hav ths bad acne and 1 of d doctors here says dat I shld take low dose antibiotic.TY

Is it ok if I take antibiotic along with glutathione?bec I hav ths bad acne and 1 of d doctors here says dat I shld take low dose antibiotic.TY

Sure: I'm glad you're finally being treated properly for your acne. It's a serious liability. You're an adult now & need discernment. After 40 years, glutathione supplementation hasn't been shown to be good for much of anything, while evidence-based medicine would have spared you the acne scars that you report. An evidence-based holistic practitioner in your community might be a good resource for you. ...Read more

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I have hyperthyroidism but in an almost normal for 4 mons I'm no longer taking medicine, I want to ask if taking Glutathione supplement will cause bad?

I have hyperthyroidism but in an almost normal for 4 mons I'm no longer taking medicine, I want to ask if taking Glutathione supplement will cause bad?

Check Thyroid: Check your thyroid function tests first. Many people with thyroid and autoimmune thyroid conditions are familiar with the benefits of glutathione. Glutathione is made in the body, and is a combination of three amino acids. These amino acids are glutamine, cystine, and glycine. ...Read more

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I have hashimoto thyroidism, pituitary tumor, seizures, lesion on my brain and had multiple concussions. My calves are hurting bad what could this be?

I have hashimoto thyroidism, pituitary tumor, seizures, lesion on my brain and had multiple concussions. My calves are hurting bad what could this be?

Wow- a lot!: This can either be as simple as muscular if you have had any changes in excercise or even trauma (fall, seizure). Or it can be neurological, neuropathic pain due to your comorbidities or even the brain lesion. Or vascular such as a DVT or blood clot in your veins. I would recommend that you get evaluated at your earliest convenience. ...Read more

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Is glutathione injection safe?

Is glutathione injection safe?

Not great evidence: The question is, what are you getting the injection for? There are parkinson disease "doctors" who promote this scam as a treatment for parkinson disease when a recent trial did not show benefit. It is very expensive and of dubious benefit. There are a lot of sites that promote glutathione injections for other reasons...You'll notice that none of the sites are medical, and all are expensive. ...Read more

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What does glutathione do for me?

What does glutathione do for me?

A lot: Glutathione helps to strengthing the immune system, is involved in detoxifying drugs in the liver and also has antioxidant properties. Although produced naturally in the body, supplementation may help to support these functions. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have thyroidism?

How do I know if I have thyroidism?

TFT's: Thyroid disorders are usually diagnosed via blood test and clinical symptoms. Thyroid function tests include measuring blood levels of TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) and thyroid hormone levels (t3 (liothyronine) and t4). ...Read more

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Is it glutathione is good to my health?

Is it glutathione is good to my health?

Yes, but you do not: Need to buy it from a store. Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat 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 in any form and do not take any more than one drink on a given day. ...Read more

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What is the effect of glutathione in the body?

What is the effect of glutathione in the body?

Ambiguous: It depends on exactly what you want to know. Glutathione does serve an important function in the body(Free radical scavenger) but such an effect has not been easy to show when Glutathione is used as a supplement or as a medication for any medical conditions. ...Read more

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What is the Best glutathione capsule philippines?

EASY!!!: No glutathione is the BEST. If you waste your money on this useless pill, the joke is on you. ...Read more

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Can you be overdosed by glutathione injectable?

Can you be overdosed by glutathione injectable?

No: No you can not be overdosed on glutatjhione injections, and its half life is short as well. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to taking glutathione?

Are there any side effects to taking glutathione?

Stomach upset: Glutathione is usually well tolerated. Some people may have some stomach upset. Please realize that stomach acid destroys most of the glutathione you take - very little of it will ever make it into your body. Nac (n-acetylcysteine) pushes your natural pathways to make more glutathione. Nac actually does survive stomach acid and can make it into your body. B vitamins, zinc, vit c can also help. ...Read more

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What glutathione supplement to use?

What glutathione supplement to use?

Glutathione: Glutathione is a renewing antioxidant. I give it as an I.V. push frequently. Oral glutathione would be in a liquid and smells like rotten eggs! For many people, taking N.A.C. (N-Acetylcholine), which is a precursor of glutathione, works great at pushing their glutathione levels. Some people really need the I.V. ...Read more

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How to treat hypo thyroidism permanently?

How to treat hypo thyroidism permanently?

Synthroid (thyroxine): The only way to handle hypothyroidism is to take synthroid (thyroxine) for life, which is a synthetic version the hormone that you are deficient in. ...Read more

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Which glutathione supplement is the best?

Which glutathione supplement is the best?

Acetylvs.Lypospheric: Regular glutathione is poorly absorbed. Lypospheric and acetyl-l-glutathione are the best choices. I haven't seen any studies that say which of those is best. Lypospheric is a gel with an unpleasant taste and odor while Acetyl comes as capsules. I don't know which brand is best but both are available from reliable companies. See http://naturedoc.com/glp/lypo-spheric-gsh.html for more information. ...Read more