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How Long Does It Take To Regulate Hypothyroid
Has any research been done to cure hypothyroidism? I know you can take pills daily to regulate but am curious if a long term solution is in the works. Thanks!
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
Half life 7d: 6 weeks. The half life of thyroid replacement is 7d, there fore it takes 6 1/2 lives to reach steady state or 6w. No medication change or labs reassessment for 2-3 months to see if right dose. ...Read more
Variable based on Dx: Based upon other baseline medical factors each patient is different. Cause of how the disorder happened needs to be explored.Often it cannot be identified but sometimes it can as well as other associated conditions. Probably need an endocrinologist consult. Make sure a complete history and physical is done including family history. Also blood pressure sitting and then standing. Checks autonomic ns. ...Read more
I eat right and exercise. Found out hypothyroid. When I start taking levothyroxine will I begin to lose weight if so how long does it take to start?
You may: Lose some weight over the next several weeks. ...Read more
How long does it take for hypothyroidism to begin doing serious harm to kidneys, and cause heart problems such as arrythmias?
I m 26 yr married women can I conceive with hypothyroidism tsh>100. Can i ever conceive. I m on eltroxin 100 mcg. How long does it take to get normal.
Treat first: You should not try to conceive with a TSH of over 100. Treat it first before trying. On the correct treatment, your TSH could be normal again in 3 months. ...Read more
Usually gradually: Web md would be a good source of info. ...Read more
It depends upon: Location and system, but i get my results back the next day. ...Read more
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