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How Does Being Hypothyroid Affect The Thymus Gland
The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results 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
I have hypothyroidism and my pituitary glands hurt all the time. Yesterday=bad all day. Can't even touch the back of my head now. What is wrong?
Doubt pituitary: You have headaches. Hopefully your hypothyroidism is being adequately treated. Why do you think this is from your pituitary? A pituitary headache is relatively unusual, and usually is associated with a relatively large tumor. See your doctor about the cause of your headaches. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with addisons. But my neck swells and hurts and glands swell also. Does this go along with this? I do have hypothyroid .
Possible.: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/124183-overview "polyglandular autoimmune (pga) syndromes (otherwise known as polyglandular failure syndromes) are constellations of multiple endocrine gland insufficiencies. Other descriptive terminologies, such as autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome (aps), also are used in the literature." need to be followed closely by your doctor. ...Read more
NoNotTheSameTHING: NO THESE ARE NOT THE SAME THING ...Read more
Controversy surrounds those patients with a suppressed tsh. Isn't it true that when a hypothyroid patient starts taking exogenous th, a negative feedback system reduces the pituitary gland's output of tsh. This decreases the thyroid gland's output of en
Endo feedback: With primary hypothyroidism, TSH is elevated in an effort to push the thyroid gland to make more thyroxine. Treatment with levothyroxine indeed signals the pituitary to reduce TSH output. Secondary is when either/or pituitary +/- hypothalamus is damaged but unable to produce tsh. Then, thyroxine levels drop but the pituitary can't respond. Tsh can't monitor treatment but free T4 levels can. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So continuous radiation that focuses on thyroid CT scans and radioactive dye from pet scans can't destroy someone's thyroid gland causing it to fail ...Leading to hypothyroid issues ?
In subclinical hypothyroid with normal antibody tpo.Who gland responsible for sh pituitary or thyroid.
I've been hypothyroid for several years, currently on 240mcg armour. Ultrasound revealed an "enlarged & lumpy" thyroid gland. What can this?
?goiter: Not really sure what this non-descriptive ultrasound is revealing, but it may be cysts, or nodules, or a "generic goiter" causing your enlargement. Have a thyroid specialist (endocrine dr.) evaluate you to be safe. Sometimes a fine needle aspiration (fna) with biopsy may be needed to definitively diagnose it. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood tests are normal but suffering all hypothyroidism symptoms, what is the lowest safest dosage of thyroxine i can take to examine gland response?
Hi I have hypothyroidism and i do understand that slimfast has soy in it. Is it safe to drink ? I believe soy affects the thyroid gland. I am also on levothyroxine as a thyroid replacement and i take it every day.
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