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Doctor insights on: How Does Sugar Affect Your Thyroid

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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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


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Why am i gaining weight and my sugar a little high when i dont eat much and dont eat much junk , my thyroid is normal so how can i lose it if im gaini?

Why am i gaining weight and my sugar a little high when i dont eat much and dont eat much junk , my thyroid is normal so how can i lose it if im gaini?

Dietician: A registered dietician could advise you about your ideal weight, critique your current eating habits and out line a proper diet taking into consideration your daily physical activity level and metabolic status with particular reference to your status with regard to diabetes or prediabetes. ...Read more

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I am continually hungry and whatever i eat i don't put weight on. My thyroid function is normal and my blood sugar normal. I wake up early each day?

I am continually hungry and whatever i eat i don't put weight on. My thyroid function is normal and my blood sugar normal.  I wake up early each day?

Is your weight: Normal? If it is not then it is normal to be hungry as it is a body signal to be normal. Waking up early is normal for lots of people so i would not wory about that if you are getting enough sleep. How may hours are your sleeping? Do you have racing thoughts? Are your moods normal? You might have a condition a psychologist can help. I really need more information. Are you eating right? Exercise? ...Read more

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Help please? What is the relation between thyroid, cholestrol, sugar(diabetis)?

Help please? What is the relation between thyroid, cholestrol, sugar(diabetis)?

Too long an answer..: Hi. Can't fit it all here. Complex! Untreated hypothyroidism causes hi LDL. Type 2 diabetes causes small, dense LDL. Both are atherogenic changes (promote atherosclerosis). There is no relationship between type 2 diabetes and hyper- or hypothyroidism. However, type 1 diabetes and Graves' or Hashimoto's are all autoimmune diseases, and they often cluster in the same patients. Live healthy! ...Read more

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My body feels heavylike inwater specially after physical exercise, did thyroid,sugar,blood tests allfine I have exams sleep schedulemessed maybe this?

My body feels heavylike inwater specially after physical exercise, did thyroid,sugar,blood tests allfine I have exams sleep schedulemessed maybe this?

Unlikely: Simply feeling heavy in water is not enough of a symptom to worry about. If you have much more going on return to your doctor and discuss it at length. She will be able to steer you in the right direction to even include stress related difficulties, anxieties, or obsessive thoughts. Hope you start feeling much better soon. ...Read more

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I don't like bread or sugar eat a lot of veggie n meat bt can't stop gaining weight n i'm active how can I get my weight bk nrml thyroid HS been checked?

I don't like bread or sugar eat a lot of veggie n meat bt can't stop gaining weight n i'm active how can I get my weight bk nrml  thyroid HS been checked?

See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more