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Hashimotos Disease And Weight Training
If caught in time: Hypothyroidism only affects weight when it is poorly treated because of not complying with instructions or has been ongoing for a long time before diagnosis (inital symptoms are very vague). Weight issues are over- attributed to thyroid dysfunction that it has become an urban legend. Read more
I have hashimoto's disease and can't lose weight, even with treatment. Is there anything that I can try to help with weight loss?
Weight loss: Increasing your dose of thyroid medication can have very serious consequences. The easiest approach if you are already exercising is to seek advice and guidance from a dietitian. Read more
How long does it take for daily 25 mg/levothyroxine intake to leave your system after ceasing intake? Have hashimoto's disease and experience extreme weight loss etc. This was the second incident that occurred after going on and then going back on the med
Possible other issue: 25 mcg levothyroxine is a very small dose. It would be very unlikely that this dose would cause high thyroid levels and excessive weight loss. However, people with hashimoto's can sometimes experience temporary high thyroid levels because of increased inflammation of the thyroid (hashitoxicosis). Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Hashimoto's thyroiditis is the most common cause for developing a low thyroid in the us. It is an autoimmune disorder directed against your thyroid. There is no treatment for the autoimmune part, but if you have hypothyroidism, this would be treated with thyroid hormone. One can also have an enlarged thyroid related to hashimoto's. You should have an ultrasound to look at your thyroid. Read more
Direct and indirect: Hashimoto's disease is a common cause of underactive thyroid. Complications would include the often experienced symptoms & signs, such as low body temperature, weight gain or inability to lose weight, dry brittle nails and hair, constipation, depression, elevated lipids, fatigue, and lethargy. Since Hashimoto's is an auto-immune disorder, other auto-immune conditions may co-exist in same patient. Read more
Thyroiditis???: You left out crucial details. Amphetamine poisoning will bring some symptoms like overactive thyroid. Is your thyroid now over or under???? If you can avoid Meth., stay the hell away. If not, get help. Aside from wrecking your life it can cause rapid heart rate, tremor, and weight loss. It also makes people loose their teeth. If you use it you will eventually wish you had not. Read more
Hashimoto's ds…: Is an auto-immune disorder that affects the thyroid gland, causing inflammation, that usually leads to underactivity of the gland. Sx develop slowly as thyroid fnx drops: fatigue, constipation, high cholesterol, weight gain, muscle aches/weakness, depression, etc. If thyroid hormone level is low, your doc will give medicine to restore normal fnx. See link in comment for more info —>. Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
It is difficult to reliably sonographically differentiate hashimoto thyroiditis from other thyroid pathology. Ultrasound features can be variable depending of the severity and phase of disease.
A diffusely enlarged thyroid gland with a heterogeneous echotexture is a common sonographic presentation. Read more
It may..: Patients with gastroparesis may usually have underlying diabetes. There are other causes for gastroparesis, including a hypoactive thyroid. It turns out that the most common kind of hypothyroidism is hashimoto's disease, which is an autoimmune disease just like some forms of diabetes! Your endocrinologist can definitely provide more info about this. Take care! Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Only if untreated.: It would be rare to pass away from graves disease or hashimoto disease, as these diseases are easy to diagnose and treat in this era. Very rarely, if a patient was avoiding medical care, the thyroid condition could, in time, become severe enough to be fatal. Read more
Hashimoto's disease: Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune condition in which your body makes antibiodies against your thyroid gland. This often produces inflammation, sometimes tenderness, and an overactive gland initially, but eventually the chronic inflammation leads to thyroid failure and the need to take thyroid hormone. Read more
Research: I can get you started. Most folks have the signs and symptoms of anyone with hyperthyroidism at the beginning. At some point these folks usually develope hypothyroidism and the signs and sympotms of that. Research the signs and symptoms of both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. Hope that helps. Read more
Thyroid: I will try to be non-technical. Hashimotos is a type of thyroid condtition where the thryoid builds up anti-bodies and sort of attacks itself. Usually it starts out with the thyroid being very overactive. Tests are usually done to prove or disprove this and tumor. If this is the case, a thyroid blocker is used to reduce the production of thyroid hormone. Low thyroid usually follows later..... Read more
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