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Is good to fast on ramadan if u have thyroid problems?

Is good to fast on ramadan if u have thyroid problems?

Fasting: Thyroid hormone medication (levothyroxine) is very long acting, and blood levels will not change with fasting. You don't say what kind of thyroid problem you have. If you are hyperthyroid, your metabolic rate is fast and you will get hungry quickly, and fasting can be hard on you. Best to get the thyroid levels normalized. ...Read more

Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


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Can u reverse thyroid problems?

Can u reverse thyroid problems?

Yes: If your thyroid is hyperactive, you can take medications to suppress its activity and if it is not producing enough hormones then you can take thyroid hormones replacement pills. ...Read more

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How do u take care of thyroid problems?

How do u take care of thyroid problems?

It depends: On the problem. Do you have a specific problem of hyper or hypothyroidism or a lump in the thyroid? ...Read more

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How can I get thyroid problems?

Various: While most thyroid conditions are chance happenings, we do know that exposure to radiation and deficiencies of iodine can both lead to trouble with this organ. If you are worried that you are at risk, consult with your primary care provider for an in-depth conversation and examination. ...Read more

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Can thyroid problems be treated?

Of course : Although some may not be cured, treatment for the most part is effective. Depending on the exact problem, you may have different treatment options. ...Read more

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What can mimic thyroid problems?

What can mimic thyroid problems?

It depends: Upon what thyroid problem you mean. There are a wide variety of potential problems that can arise with the thyroid. Which one are you referring to? ...Read more

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Are thyroid problems hereditary?

Are thyroid problems hereditary?

Thyroid: Thyroid dysfunction is often due to autoimmune conditions which frequently can be inherited especially in the female side of the family. Thyroid nodules frequently are found in the same family but thyroid cancer occurs only in about 5%of patients ...Read more

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What are common thyroid problems?

Thryoid problems: The three most common thyroid problems are hypothyroid (low function), hyperthyroid (high function) and thyroid nodules. The most common cause of hypothyroidism is hashimoto's thyroid disease. The most common cause of hyperthyroidism is graves' disease. Thyroid nodules are very common and are seen more with advancement of technology. Most thyroid nodules are not cancerous. ...Read more

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How to diagnose thyroid problems.?

Thyroid: Physical exam, blood work to check thyroid hormones, x-ray scans of the thyroid, biopsy. ...Read more

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Is centeroid for thyroid problems?

Thyroid medicine: I think you are refering to synthroid (thyroxine) which is a common brand name thyroid medicine used to treat hypothyrodism which is for under active thyroid. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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