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How to make your thyroid gland work again?

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How to make your thyroid gland work again?

Thyroid : If thyroid gland is not functioning properly and not secreting enough or secreting excessive hormones then you can given medications to help . Please consult your GP . ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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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How to increase your motivation and how to strenghten your will ?

How to increase your motivation and how to strenghten your will ?

A good question, but: Not a medical - even in some ways not a psychological one. But, for the part that a psychologist might address, establish a good system for reinforcement. We tend to be motivated by rewards. A behavioral therapist can help."will" begins to sound almost religious. Perhaps a clergy person can help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the body maintain thyroid hormone levels?

Can you tell me how the body maintain thyroid hormone levels?

H-P-T axis: Hi. It's an interplay in the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid (H-P-T) axis. The hypothalamus secretes thyrotropin-releasing factor (TRF), which stimulates the pituitary to release thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), which stimulates the thyroid gland to take up iodine, organify, make, and release thyroid hormones (mostly T4, but a little T3 (liothyronine) too). The thyroid hormones feed back to suppress TRF & TSH. ...Read more

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How do you treat the anemia and how to you restore digestion?

How do you treat the anemia and how to you restore digestion?

Depends on cause: There are many causes of anemia. You need to know why before treating. Sometimes it is diet related (iron deficiency), other times it is can be caused by chronic inflammation, auto-antibodies, or diseases in the bone marrow. Many of these conditions are treatable. ...Read more

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How can you balance your dopamine levels?

How can you balance your dopamine levels?

Dopamine: Stay happy! if a mood disorder or other psychiatric diagnosis is present, then medication can be used to help stabilize levels in your brain. But if not, taking medication is not recommended to try to change the Dopamine levels. ...Read more

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What can be done to keep your thyroid healthy?

What can be done to keep your thyroid healthy?

Have good: Parents/genetics, eat right, exercise and stay healthy. Avoid certain medications, which you have no control over. It's difficult to become iodine deficient if you eat. Otherwise, you don't have any control. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause depression? and how long can it take for your thyroid meds to work ?

Can hypothyroidism cause depression? and how long can it take for your thyroid meds to work ?

Hypothyroidism: is one of the leading medical causes of a depressed mood. You have obviously checked with your MD and on meds to boost thyroid function, so now you wait. Your MD will adjust the dose upwards or change the Rx is you do not respond within a reasonable time, but the MD and you will decide how long to wait., because it varies. ...Read more

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What should you eat when you have hyper thyroidism?

What should you eat when you have hyper thyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism: There are no food that reverse hyperthyroidism or make it worse. ...Read more

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How to control. Thyroid?

How to control. Thyroid?

Thyroid: It depends on whether it's over functioning ie hyperthyroid or under functioning ie hypothyroid. Hypo is easier to control with replacement synthetic thyroid hormone - synthroid (thyroxine). Hyper function is a little mor involved and may include medication, radio-active iodine or surgery. ...Read more

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How to control your adrenaline?

How to control your adrenaline?

Sleep meditation: Making sure you obtain 8 hours of sleep daily, have timely meals 7-9AM 11-1PM 5-7PM increase mindfulness either meditation, prayer, tai-chi or yoga can calm the body and mind. ...Read more

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How to increase your testosterone?

How to increase your testosterone?

Multiple factors : Many variable at play here. First is to optimize nutrition. You need healthy fats, including some saturated fat for hormone production. Cholesterol level needs to be optimal (not too low). Avoid high amounts of carbs, which can lead to metabolic syndrome and low testosterone. High body fat can cause excess estrogen which can lower testosterone. Need optimal sleep (7-8 hrs). Heavy weight training. ...Read more

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Could you tell me how long it takes your body to adjust to birth control?

Could you tell me how long it takes your body to adjust to birth control?

Usually 3 months: Usually 3 months but for some it can take 6 months. The key is not to change the pill if you are having issues. This will just start the cycle over again. ...Read more

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Can you take thyroid hormone to boost your weight loss?

Can you take thyroid hormone to boost your weight loss?

No: Unless the weight loss you want is from muscle. Thyroid wastes muscle, not fat mass. ...Read more

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How to control your cholestrol?

Science and Learning: This answer would take up a whole textbook. I bet you can learn a lot on webmd or the natioinal institutes of health. But this question is an impossible one for this forum. ...Read more

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How to lower thyroidl?

Family practice : You need to find the cause. Need to see a dr and be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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How to maintain your weight?

How to maintain your weight?

Must stay in balance: Our bodies are in a simple state of balance. If we eat more calories than we use, we gain weight. If we eat fewer calories than we use, we lose weight. So, people who stay the same weight eat more than they use on some days, and less than they use on other days . . . But it averages out over time, so that they are eating & using the same number of calories. That's why their weights are maintained. ...Read more

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How to raise your metabolism?

How to raise your metabolism?

Speed metabolism.: Weight training builds lean muscle which is metabolically active around the clock, day and night. While some studies suggest that cardiovascular exercise may stimulate the metabolism for as much as 48 hours after the exercise, it may be much less time. Both are best in combination. As well, eating a small healthy meal of lean protein and complex carbs every 2-3 hours speeds the metabolism. ...Read more

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How to help control your arthritis ?

How to help control your arthritis ?

Too many options!: Depends on the type. There are so many drugs used frequently in combination, that a definitive answer cannot be given. See a rheumatologist for the specific diagnosis and the treatment options available! ...Read more