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How long will it take to cure hypothyroid?

How long will it take to cure hypothyroid?

Lifetime: Hypothyroidism can not be cured, but it can be effectively treated by life-long brand name T4 replacement. See your doctor. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

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


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How long does it take to balance hormones?

How long does it take to balance hormones?

Which of: Your body's thousands of hormones are not balanced? Hormone imbalance is a lay term, not a medical term. If you think you have a problem, check w/your physician. ...Read more

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How long does it take bromocriptine to work?

How long does it take bromocriptine to work?

Days to weeks: It starts to work quickly but prolactin levels generally don't fall for sevetal weeks. Also, repeat lab tests are needed to insure the dose is adequate to control the prolactin level. ...Read more

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How long does it take to conceive?

Various factors: There are a many factors that play a role, so there is no answer to this question. It varies from person to person and varies from circumstance to circumstance. ...Read more

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How long does it take to cure anemia?

How long does it take to cure anemia?

Depends: There are many different kinds of anemia, each of which have their own causes. You need to figure out what kind of anemia you have and what needs to be done to treat it. It could be that a simply nutritional supplement (iron, b12, thiamine) will be enough. It could be a more chronic problem that has no quick fix. If you're anemic for any reason, you need to see your doc right away. ...Read more

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How long does it take hormones to regulate after pregnancy?

How long does it take hormones to regulate after pregnancy?

Depends : Depends on breastfeeding. If you are not breastfeeding it may take as little as 4-6 weeks to return to baseline hormone levels. However if breastfeeding, it may take months and baseline hormone levels may not return until breastfeeding is stopped. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get over thyrotoxicotis?

How long does it take to get over thyrotoxicotis?

Depends: If you treat with radioactive iodine (131-I), it could be resolved in as little as 6-10 weeks (but could take longer, and sometimes the treatment dose is too low, and doesn't cure it at all). If you're trying to treat it with methimazole, the data suggest that if you treat for 2 years, you have about a 50% chance of it being cured. Thus most patients' preference for radioactive iodine. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long does it take provigil to take affect?

About an hour: After oral ingestion, should start being absorbed in about 45-60 min, with blood levels stabilizing within 90-120 hrs maximum. If an effect is not experienced by then may need to ramp up dosage, but usually 200 mg daily should work. However, if generic, may not get absorbed as well. And some need Nuvigil instead. ...Read more

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How long Does it take to know your pregnant?

How long Does it take to know your pregnant?

Pregnant: The urine test can be very sensitive. You can do it at home and it can be positive as son as 20 days from the day you conceived . ...Read more

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How long does it take for testosterone to regenerate?

How long does it take for testosterone to regenerate?

Not long: Testosterone is made constantly in your testicles. Did you take too much testosterone and having stopped waiting for the return of natural testosterone secretion from your own testicles? ...Read more

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How long does it take to get hypo thyroid regulated with medication?

How long does it take to get hypo thyroid regulated with medication?

Hi: usually 6 weeks. after initial diagnosis should repeat TSH level and adjust dose at 6 weeks and it should get in normal ranger like 0.5 to 4.5 ...Read more

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How long does it take for dopamine to return?

How long does it take for dopamine to return?

Always present: Dopamine is a neurotransmitter found in the brain. It is never not present. Its level of activity and volume may be changed by medicines and disease processes. ...Read more

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How long does it take to become Psychiatrist?

How long does it take to become Psychiatrist?

8 years after degree: One has to first get an undergraduate degree to attend medical school, which usually takes 4 years. Then one must get their medical degree, which takes another 4 years. Then one must complete a 4 year residency program in psychiatry. Thus, it takes 12 years after high school or 8 years after completing your undergraduate degree (though some programs combine undergrad and med school in 6 years). ...Read more

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How long does it take for levothyroxin to take effect?

How long does it take for levothyroxin to take effect?

A few days.: Most of the time the medication starts to work within a few days. However it frequently takes several weeks before you will see or feel and effect. It frequently depends on what the original levels were before the medication was started. Aalk to your doctor if you're concerned about this. ...Read more

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How long does it take for levothyroxine to start working?

How long does it take for levothyroxine to start working?

Takes its time. : The full effect of levothyroxine is not immediate. When we start the medication anew or change its dose, we usually have to wait at least three weeks to perform blood tests to see its full effect. So it does take its time. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for ecstasy to affect weight loss?

How long is it supposed to it take for ecstasy to affect weight loss?

It doesn't: Besides, it's illegal and very dangerous. Why would you even think for a moment that a toxic mind-altering drug that you don't even know what's in it because it was brewed-up in somebody's garage -- could possible help you with weight loss. You're too old to still believe in the tooth fairy. ...Read more

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How long does it take for glyburide to become effective?

How long does it take for glyburide to become effective?

Varies (1 - 2 hours): Depending on the formulation ingested (micronized (glynase) or conventional Glyburide (diabeta, micronase)) onset of action ranges from about 1 to 2 hours with a maximum reduction of blood sugar seen within 3-4 hours. May last in body for over 18 to 24 hours. Should be taken with breakfast or main meal of the day to help reduce symptoms of low blood sugar (tremors, sweating, irritable, fatigue). ...Read more

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How long does it take you to have hypothermia?

How long does it take you to have hypothermia?

Very little time. : Hypothermia is defined as having a core body temperature below 95 degrees f or 35 degrees c. How long it takes to drop your body temperature to that degree is dependent on your exposure and the environmental conditions. Your body can lose heat 25 times faster in cold water than cold air. Children and elderly are at higher risk of hypothermia. ...Read more

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How long does it take for hair loss to improve when taking levothyroxine?

How long does it take for hair loss to improve when taking levothyroxine?

It takes: A minimum of 6-12 weeks to get your thyroid level back near normal before more normal hair growth restarts, and then takes many months to grow out since hair grows in cycles. Don't worry, it's not hair loss, it's just hair breaking off from defective hair protein. Make sure you're taking brand name T4 replacement, as generics are unreliable. ...Read more