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Doctor insights on: Hyperparathyroidism Vs Hypothyroidism

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What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

Iodine good.: foods from the sea have iodine good. ones that bind up iodine bad (these are all the healthy broccoli family foods like broccoli, kale, cabbage). Just have more good than bad and don't do silly amounts of either ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

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


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Are hyperparathyroidism and hypothyroidism related?

Are hyperparathyroidism and hypothyroidism related?

SEPERATE CONDITIONS: These are two separate conditions and can happen to some patients together There is no concvincing evidence that there is any relationship for these two conditions ...Read more

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Can you be both hypothyroid and hyperparathyroid?

Can you be both hypothyroid and hyperparathyroid?

Yes: Hypothyroidism is low production of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland. Hyperparathyroidism is overproduction of PTH by parathyroid glands. Although the parathyroid glands are next to the thyroid, they are completely unrelated glands, and can cause problems seperately or together. Hypothyroidism is fairly common, so is primary hyperparathyroidism in women, so you could easily have both. ...Read more

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Can one have hypothyroid and hyperparathyroidism? What does both at same time mean?

Can one have hypothyroid and hyperparathyroidism?   What does both at same time mean?

Yes: The thyroid and parathryroids are 2 separate glands and have separate functions. There are some very rare conditions where you can have hypothyroidism and hyperparathryroidism, but most likely these are two separate things. If you are having these conditions I would suggest you see an endocrinologist so further studies can be done. ...Read more

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Im hypothyroidism. On .025 levo. Does hypothyroidisn affect metabolism? Also hyperparathyroid. Mod.Severe. Surgery sug. How do I get metabolism up?

Uncertain: Hypothyroidism and hyperparathyroidism are two completely different disorders and generally are not connected to each other. You are on a very small dose of levothyroxine. If your thyroid levels are normal, your symptoms are likely unrelated. Hyperparathyroidism can cause fatigue, but treating it will not change your metabolism. Nevertheless, it should be treated surgically in your age group. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if the energy drink redline could be the cause for hyperparathyroidism? Or hypothyroidism? It contains camp.

Does anyone know if the energy drink redline could be the cause for hyperparathyroidism? Or hypothyroidism?  It contains camp.

Energy drinks: Putting camp into a drink will not do anything more than putting in lots of caffeine, which stimulates camp. It's an energy drink. It will not affect your hormones, although if you are already hyperthyroid it can worsen the symptoms. See an endocrinologist to determine if indeed there is anything wrong with your parathyroid or thyroid. ...Read more

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Hypothyroid is common or hyper thyroid is common ???

Hypothyroid is common or hyper thyroid is common ???

Both: both are relatively common. If you have symptoms of either discuss with your doctor ...Read more

Dr. Steve Martinez
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Hyperparathyroidism (Definition)

Hyperparathyroidism is the condition of having an overactive parathyroid gland, which results in higher levels of calcium in the blood, which may cause weakness, ...Read more