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How Can I Fix Hypothyroidism After Having My Thyroid Removed Via Surgery
Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
I have hashimito's thyroidism, hypothyroidism, what foods should I avoid? Am taking T4 50mg during the week, T4 75mg at weekends. Thank you.
What's the TSH level to maintain for 57+ female with Hypothyroidism, whose one & half of thyroid glands were removed for goiter surgery 15+ yr back ?
Don't base on TSH: I believe it is a mistake to base dosage on TSH alone; TSH is a surprisingly poor marker for tissue thyroid levels in many common conditions; one should assess Free T3 and Free T4 and also take how the patient is feeling into account. Here are good articles about how 11 renowned specialists optimize thyroid hormone levels: http://tinyurl.com/6gvsxqu Also see http://tinyurl.com/nrww2qg ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Replacement: After your thyroid is removed, you should take thyroid pill as hormone replacement. You will need periodic blood testing until the right dose is found. After that, you stay on the dose and medication for the rest of your life. It's not a hard process. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One thyroid lobe was removed 7/13/12. I had visible shakiness for 2 weeks thereafter & internal shakiness since then. Why am i shaking fm hypothyroidism?
I have hypothyroidism, i've had my thyroid removed, im 39 & doctor put me on corticosteroids for temporal arteritis, will this worsen hypothyroidism ?
I am wandering if me now having hypothyoridism and on top of that thinking about it all day has effects on how i function. I had radioactive iodine surgery because my thyroid was overactive, it has been about a year from then and right now i take 100 mg s
Hello. : Hello. Clearly this is very troubling for you. I recommend that you get a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. That would include a metabolic work up. It sounds like you are having obsessive thoughts that your find upsetting. From what you describe you have had a marked change in your personality. Your quality of life can improve, but the cause of your symptoms needs to be evaluated. It is likely that you would benefit from psychotropic medication as well as cognitive behavioral therapy with a therapist. ...Read more
I had my gallbladder removed a week ago. I have had alot of gas since surgery and is now a sour stomach. Is this normal? I do have hypothyroidism
Normal : Even outpatient surgery can put a lot of stress on the body. This sounds "normal", as everyone has slightly different responses to abdominal surgery with organ removal. You'll be fine, but if you think something is wrong, you can always call your surgeon. Be sure to keep your follow up appt. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and found out i have hashi?!?my f T3 is high despite missing tons of doses after tonsil surgery?!? What to do about hashi?!?
Hashimoto's: Hi. Hashimoto's is the vastly most common cause of hypothyroidism; surgical thyroidectomy is in distant second place. So treating hypothyroidism IS treating Hashimoto's in the vast majority of cases. Take your thyroid hormone replacement. We can't interpret a free T3 alone; it's not useful in monitoring hypothyroidism, and we need concurrent TSH and free T4 to make sense of it. Good luck! ...Read more
The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more
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