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Doctor insights on: Goitrogens And Thyroid Function

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Dr. Wendy Askew
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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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What are sources of goitrogens other than cabbage?

What are sources of goitrogens other than cabbage?

Lithium: And some other medication. If you eat a proper diet, you probably can't eat enough so-called goiterogens (broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower. Kale, kohlrabi, mustard, rutabaga, turnips and soy products to give yourself a problem. ...Read more

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Is 'goitrogen' good or bad for hyperthyroid patients ?

Is 'goitrogen' good or bad for hyperthyroid patients ?

A goiterogen: Is a substance that suppress the function of the thyroid gland by interfering with iodine uptake, which can, as a result, cause an enlargement of the thyroid, i.e., a goiter. They are not of value in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. Radioiodine or anti-thyroid drugs are however. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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How does mdma affect hashimoto thyroidism ?

How does mdma affect hashimoto thyroidism ?

?: No established direct effect, but such deleterious drug isn't expected to be of any benefit in any condition, including psychiatric illness claimed by some to be of value, do yourself, or the person you're asking on his/her behalf, a favor, and get treated right in a detox program, good luck ...Read more

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Does fermentation kill the goitrogens in soy or sauerkraut?

Does fermentation kill the goitrogens in soy or sauerkraut?

Why bother?: In this country you are in no danger of developing a goiter eating sauerkraut. Soy only interferes with thyroxine absorption and does not cause goiter. ...Read more