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How can I get pregnant with low thyroid levels?

How can I get pregnant with low thyroid levels?

Pregnancy: Prior to getting pregnant, you should aim for normal thyroid levels -- this makes conception easier, and leads to a healthier pregnancy and child. See your doctor to discuss prior to trying to conceive. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I got high thyroid levels what can I do to get pregnant?

I got  high thyroid levels what can I do to get pregnant?

See endocrinologist!: A general adult endocrinologist, or a reproductive endocrinologist are best suited to help you control your thyroid function before getting pregnant. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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How can low thyroid affect my 12 week pregnancy? What can I do to not have low thyroid. ?

How can low thyroid affect my 12 week pregnancy? What can I do to not have low thyroid. ?

Can be a risk: If your thyroid level is low, talk to your doctor immediately about beginning replacement and following the level over time. Make sure you're dealing with a low "thyroid level" rather than a low "tsh" which is not uncommon during early pregnancy and often normalizes without intervention. ...Read more

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I have low thyroid hormone what can I take to get pregnant ?

I have low thyroid hormone what can I take to get pregnant ?

Depends: If that is your only medical problem, you should probably be taking a thyroid supplement. Your chances for conceiving should be good. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant with hypothyroidism?

Can I get pregnant with hypothyroidism?

Yes : If your hypothyroidism is poorly controlled, you may not ovulate regularly and might have difficulty getting pregnant. Being pregnant with poorly controlled hypo (or hyper) thyroidusm puts you and the baby at risk for many complications. Please make sure you get your thyroid under good control before you get pregnant. ...Read more

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How could i tell if I have low estrogen levels?

How could i tell if I have low estrogen levels?

Blood / symptoms: Your symptoms and a simple blood test can tell your doctor if you have low estrogen levels. ...Read more

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What can I use to get pregnant if my prolactin levels are high ?

What can I use to get pregnant if my prolactin levels are high ?

Prolactinoma: If your prolactin level is high, it may affect your ovulation. You should have some imagine of your pituitary gland to see if you have an adenoma. Depending on the size, you can be treated medically. Once treated, you may be able to get pregnant naturally or with oral medications. ...Read more

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How will I know if my potassium levels are too low or high?

How will I know if my potassium levels are too low or high?

Blood test: High and low blood levels of potassium may actually have similar symptoms e.g. Muscle fatigue or cramps. There is no substitute for blood test. Taking excessive amounts of otc potassium pills for cramps is dangerous since if you have high levels of blood potassium it may be compounded causing heart muscle problems. ...Read more

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I have high testosterene level. Can i get pregnant?

I have high testosterene level. Can i get pregnant?

Testosterone: There are too many details missing to answer definitively. It depends on your medical history, health, exam, and the actual cause of your elevated testosterone. Your provider should have discussed this with you. The most common cause is pcos. Usually, women with this condition can still get pregnant. Please seek clarification with your provider. ...Read more

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How low do potassium levels have to be before you get symptoms?

How low do potassium levels have to be before you get symptoms?

See below: There are no fixed levels, however less than 3.5 meq/l problems can occur with muscle weakness, cramps and heart irrugularities. ...Read more

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I have low testosterone, how can I raise it back to healthy levels?

I have low testosterone, how can I raise it back to healthy levels?

Dr. may prescribe T: A doctor may prescribe testosterone (such as the gel) if a person has low testosterone. Blood tests are done to check levels of free/total testosterone - before treatment and during treatment. The normal lab values, symptoms, and treatment is different for men & women. Being otherwise healthy, mentally and physically, is a benefit (men who lose a spouse feel grief & can drop testosterone levels). ...Read more

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Can you get a period with high prolactin levels? Yahoo

Can you get a period with high prolactin levels? Yahoo

depends how high: As the prolactin increases, it eventually shuts down lh/fsh and that usually stops the period. The level where this happens is quite variable, however. Mild elevations in prolactin will usually do nothing. ...Read more

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My testosterone levels are high. How can I lower them to get pregnant ?

My testosterone levels are high. How can I lower them to get pregnant ?

Doctor: Lowering testosterone is possible, but should be done under a physician's supervision. I'm assuming that you had a doctor diagnose your high levels of testesterone, that same doctor should be able to assist you in lowering your levels as well and helping you get pregnant. Sometimes excess weight can cause increased testosterone, thus being at a healthy BMI can lower testosterone as well. ...Read more

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Hi, how to balance hormone level naturally. I had high prolactin level.now it is normal.i want to get pregnant.how will i do?

Repeat in 1-2 weeks : Repeat Prolactin again and make sure the prolactin is normal. In some, there may have been a lab error in beginning. RETEST ...Read more

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How low does potassium levels have to be before you start getting symptoms?

How low does potassium levels have to be before you start getting symptoms?

From Wikipedia.com: Mild hypokalemia is often without symptoms, although it may cause a small elevation of blood pressure, [3] and can occasionally provoke cardiac arrhythmias. Moderate hypokalemia, with serum potassium concentrations of 2.5-3 meq/l (nl: 3.5-5.0 meq/l), may cause muscular weakness, myalgia, and muscle cramps (owing to disturbed function of the skeletal muscles), and constipation. ...Read more

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How can I have pcos and have normal testosterone levels?

How can I have pcos and  have normal testosterone levels?

Possible.: The diagnostic criteria allow for clinical or biochemical evidence of hyperandrogenism. Therefore if you have male pattern hair loss, hirsutism or acne you qualify without having elevated testosterone. ...Read more

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I have very high blood cortisol. How to reduce cortisol levels, what do you recommend?

I have very high blood cortisol. How to reduce cortisol levels, what do you recommend?

High cortisol: Walk in nature, meditate, take phosphatidyl serine, and/ or use adaptagenic herbs like ashwaganda to lower your cortisol levels. ...Read more

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How high do hCG levels have to be before one can get a pelvic sonogram?

How high do hCG levels have to be before one can get a pelvic sonogram?

1500-2000 at least.: After that level one should be able to see an early pregnancy sac with transvaginal ultrasound (depends on your body type, the machine used and the experience of the examining specialist). Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! cardiac activity usually seen after 4500-6000 - fyi. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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