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How Long Will It Take My Thyroid Replacement Medicine To Work
Can i take a weight loss supplement such as garcinia cambodia if i also take a thyroid replacement medicine ?
Yes: No specific known interaction. I'm just not sold on gc being effective. ...Read more
If you take: The correct dose of brand name T4 replacement to keep your thyroid levels normal, the long-term effect is normal thyroid physiology. There are no abnormal or dangerous long-term effects with the correct dosage, it's as if your thyroid were functioning normally. Either T3 (liothyronine) replacement or the so-called armour thyroid, on the other hand, can be dangerous. ...Read more
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.
I had cure autoimune disease I am of 17years can my thyroidism and brain fog due to med can cure.How long i need to take med further?
Thyroiditis?: If you are referring to autoimmune thyroiditis ( hashimoto's disease)- this at first can cause an overactive thyroid ( hyperthyroidism) followed by decreased thyoid function ( hypothyroidism). You need to have your thyroid hormone levels balance to achieve balance. The medication may be need for a lifetime or the disease can resolve. ...Read more
Maybe: If the hair loss is caused by hypothyroidism, then thyroid hormone replacement will stop the hair loss. Often time, the thyroid is not the cause of the hair loss. In that case, thyroid hormone replacement will not do much. You will know if you have thyroid problem through a blood test. If thyroid hormone is low, i would treat it to see if the hair loss will improve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Answer: As long as the level of circulating thyroid remains normal , athletic function should be ok. ...Read more
None if dose right: If your dose is appropriate, there should be no side effects, unless you have an allergy to one of the inactive ingredients ( like the dyes). If your dose is too high, you can get palpitations, tremors, weight loss and other signs of thyroid hormone excess. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any idea why my thyroid replacement needs are going down? My levels were stable at 100 a year ago and now am being told 50 is possibly too much...
Underlying Grave's: I've had a few patients who were stable on a levothyroxine dose for hashimoto's thyroiditis, then suddenly requirements drop like this. Looking for an evolving grave's thyroiditis may help to explain the problem. For ablated patients, i've seen remnant tissue become hyperthyroid also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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