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How Does Thyroxine Help Maintain Body Heat
43y,fib 5cm,hvy periods,hypothyroid,now perinicious aneamia,unable to tolerate thyroxine,lot of heat in body, with PA thyroxine intolerance is there?
Thyroxine dosage: If you are hypothyroid and your TSH is elevated, you do need thyroxine. The dosage needed should be adjusted, measuring your blood level of free T4 and T3, (liothyronine) and giving only as much as is needed to lower your TSH to the normal level. This is independent of your pernicious anemia. You don't have thyroxine intolerance, but you may need a relatively smaller dose (the amount needed varies for each). ...Read more
I've been taking Synthroid (thyroxine) (or Armour Thyroid) since 2012. However, I'm still tired, cold a lot & am struggling a bit to maintain my usual weight.
HYPOTHYROIDISM: HYPOTHYROIDISM can cause a myriad of symptoms. In women it can cause weight gain /fatigue/dysfunctional uterine bleeding resulting in a secondary anemia. I have better success with Armour thyroid and try to get TSH<1. Additionally Cytomel(T3) can be added. Also gluten free diet(WHOLEAPPROACH .COM) also Topamax (topiramate) at bedtime can be addedGet your levels checked regularly and follow up with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What happens. If i miss my Synthroid (thyroxine) for 2 momths n i take 1mcg i jus got a script what. Happens to my body besides the way i felt n hairs falln outet?
The medication: Doesn't help you if you don't take it. There is no 1 microgram dose. Do you mean 100 mcg, which is a yellow pill. Not taking your medication may cause all your symptoms to recur. Restart the medication and return your levels to normal -- do it for the rest of your life. ...Read more
Hyperthyroidism: If you are hyperthyroid, it will cause symptoms; common ones are heat intolerance, palpitations, nervousness, tremor, diarrhea, irritability. It causes bone loss (osteoporosis) over time. It places a stress on your heart, which may be tolerated when young, but not with aging. It can be treated, but you may need to see an endocrinologist. ...Read more
I am hypothyroid and my body temperature is consistently low between 95.3 - 96.1 do I need an increase in thyroxine?
Can asgwaghanda be taken long term? Me thyroid dr told me 2 stop taking levoxyl (thyroxine) because my body is producing enough. He knows I take this herb
There is no: scientific information to confirm ANY benefits to taking asgwaghanda. There is no way to confirm that your thyroid levels would be normal without replacement if the lab tests were drawn while you were receiving replacement. The only way to tell for sure is to be totally off replacement for at least six weeks before lab is drawn. ...Read more
No interactions: No significant interactions between the two drugs. ...Read more
What are the risks when your body doesn't have enough medication to level your thyroid?Ie: not enough Synthroid (thyroxine) medication
When doctor lowered my doseage of Synthroid (thyroxine) i started peeling and flaking all over body. My tests are normal but i know that this must be the cause. ?
Discuss: Discuss with your physician and also get consultation with dermatologist. Two different events could happen at the same time. You need to rule out other causes. ...Read more
Am having thyroxine for hyper thyroidisum from d last 6 mnths .It vil make any adverse effect in my body? Having thyroxine vil make hair fall?
No: Thyroxine is used to treat hypothyroidism, not hyperthyroidism. Hair loss usually occurs before treatment for hypothyroidism, but can continue for many months, even with correct treatment of the thyroid. If your thyroid level was low, you need to stay on thyroxine to keep it normal. ...Read more
If i had been cured from thyroid cancer..Radioiodine body scan negative. Do i still need suppressor dose of thyroxine?
I have hypothyroidism that's being treated with synthroid (thyroxine) . I get heart palps that cause the room to spin and electrical feeling running down body ?
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