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What is hashimoto's disease? Symptoms? Treatment?

What is hashimoto's disease? Symptoms? Treatment?

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 more

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Stem Cell (Definition)

The capacity to "grow up" or differentiate to produce mature cellular elements. In blood production rbc, WBC and platelets. Fundamentally, stem cells can also self-replicate and thus provide a pool of ...Read more


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I have hypothyroidism and don't feel like my treatment is working. At what point might a doctor suspect Hashimoto's disease?

I have hypothyroidism and don't feel like my treatment is working. At what point might a doctor suspect Hashimoto's disease?

Hypothyroid: You MUST tell your doctor that you are concerned about thyroid hormone, particularly because it does not seem strong enough. The doctor will order thyroid hormones in the lab and make decisions after the results are in. More than likely you will need more thyroid medicine. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can you please explain hashimotos and graves diease.. and the symptoms and treatment.. how are they diagnosed..

Can you please explain hashimotos and graves diease.. and the symptoms and treatment.. how are they diagnosed..

Complex question: Do an internet search as each are complex topics but in brief::Hashimoto's thyroiditis occurs when the immune system attacks the thyroid and often causes it to be underactive (fatigue is a common symptom if it is severe), Treatment is taking thyroid hormone. Graves' disease occurs when the immune system stimulates the thyroid to overproduce thyroid hormone causing many symptoms and Rx is complex ...Read more

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How are cord blood stem cells used in treatment of diseases?

How are cord blood stem cells used in treatment of diseases?

Still evolving: Cord blood stem cells are generally used in lieu of bone marrow for blood disorders requiring bone marrow transplant. It is hoped that these cells may be used to create other organs. ...Read more

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What diseases can stem cell therapy cure?

What diseases can stem cell therapy cure?

Stem cell therapy: To learn about stem cells see this comprehensive article: http://stemcells.nih.gov/info/basics/Pages/Default.aspx ...Read more

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Stem cell therapy for scheuremann's disease?

Stem cell therapy for scheuremann's disease?

Consider: Stem Cell Therapy or Platelet procedures to help with healing and strengthen ligaments. While it will not cure Schuermann's Disease it can help decrease pain and strengthen ligaments in the surrounding muscles and facet joints. Check out Regenexx.Com for more info. ...Read more

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One of my family member 33yrs male has suffered from lung disease.can my babies stem cell helps to cure this disease..he is on O2 therapy at d moment.

One of my family member 33yrs male has suffered from lung disease.can my babies stem cell helps to cure this disease..he is on O2 therapy at d moment.

Not at the moment: Thanks for your good heart, the technology isn't ready yet, for whatever pathology your relative suffers from, probably lung transplant would be the treatment for his case, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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Which chromosome defect leads to maple syrup urine disease and can stem cell therapy help?

Which chromosome defect leads to maple syrup urine disease and can stem cell therapy help?

No single chromosome: Mutations in any of the genes that make the enzyme complex needed for normal breakdown of the Amino Acids leucine, isoleucine & valine can be involved. The bckdhb gene on chr. 6 has > 40 possible mutations, as does the bckdha gene on chr.19. The dbt gene on chr 1 has > 30 possible mutations. The dld gene on chr 7 has > 10 mutations that can cause a variant with Lactic Acid build-up. ...Read more

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Anyone know of a treatment for hashimoto thyroiditis?

Anyone know of a treatment for hashimoto thyroiditis?

Meds.: It depends on the actual function of the thyroid gland. If you are euthyroid than no treatment is needed, if you are hypothyroid than you will be treated with thyroid hormones and if you are hyperthyroid than you will be treated with anti-thyroid drugs. ...Read more

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Anyone familiar w/ hashimoto thyroiditis treatment?

Anyone familiar w/ hashimoto thyroiditis treatment?

Most PCPs and endo: Most internists and endocrinologists are familiar with the disorder. It is an autoimmune disorder that often leads to an under active thyroid. It is the most common cause of low thyroid hormone levels. There is no treatment for hashimotos per se, but the thyroid hormone levels can be kept normal with medication. ...Read more

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Other than a virus what causes low lymphocytes? Low for 8 months. Have hashimotos still feel unwell despite treatment.

Other than a virus what causes low lymphocytes? Low for 8 months. Have hashimotos still feel unwell despite treatment.

See below: Other conditions include toxins, metabolic disorders, cancers, metastatic cancers. These need to be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Any success stories when adding T3 (liothyronine) to Levothyroxine treatment for Hashimotos?

Any success stories when adding T3 (liothyronine) to Levothyroxine treatment for Hashimotos?

Some yes, some no: Hi. Good question. A lot of subjective influence and personal preference. We all know it's not necessary, but some people swear they feel better, and that's part of my goal in treating patients. Of paramount importance: don't CAUSE hyperthyroidism in the process. If I add T3 (liothyronine) to l-thyroxine, I add 5 mcg in the morning. It can be adjusted, of course, depending on response and thyroid labs. Cheers! ...Read more

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Can symptoms of hashimoto thyroiditis return even after treatment?

Not really: the most common symptoms of hashimotos are hypothyroid symptoms. These are fatigue, cold intolerance, weight gain, hair loss, constipation, depression, puffy skin...As long as you are on the right thyroid replacement dose (levothyroxine or synthroid) and you dont forget your pills then the symptoms should not be an issue. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with autoimmune thyroiditis 3 weeks ago, not treated yet blood test again in 2weeks, and determine treatment.Is this the norm?

I have been diagnosed with autoimmune thyroiditis 3 weeks ago, not treated yet blood test again in 2weeks, and determine treatment.Is this the norm?

Immune throiditis: Autoimmune thyroiditis initially may not require treatment. Only once normal thyroid function is affected is thyroid replacement medication appropriate. ...Read more