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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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Hi, if a person has a perennial ryegrass allergy, are they also allergic to rye breads and other rye items?

Hi, if a person has a  perennial ryegrass allergy, are they also allergic to rye breads and other rye items?

No: Allergy is to the rye grass pollen when inhaled, affects the respiratory passages either upper, nose and sinuses, or lower, bronchi in lungs, and has nothing to do with rye seeds ...Read more

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Why can't my allergist figure out why I suddenly got hives (1 yr ago now). I think its something in bread but he says no. He tested barley/wheat/rye.

Why can't my allergist figure out why I suddenly got hives (1 yr ago now). I think its something in bread but he says no. He tested barley/wheat/rye.

Idiopathic: Sometimes no one can figure out why a person has hives. That is called idiopathic because "doctors are too idiotic to figure out the pathology", I've been told. In other words, sometimes it will be unexplained. Hives can be caused by viruses such as influenza and hepatitis, for example, not just allergies. Hopefully, they won't be chronic. ...Read more

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Could I be wheat intolerance? Can eat reduced wheat rye bread but get stomach pain and gas when I eat white or whole wheat products?

Could I be wheat intolerance? Can eat reduced wheat rye bread but get stomach pain and gas when I eat white or whole wheat products?

Possibly yes.: The symptoms you describe sound like you could be sensitive to gluten, a protein that's found in wheat, rye, barley and oats. I can't explain why you can tolerate wheat rye but not white or whole wheat products. They all contain gluten. Your symptoms should be checked out by a doctor. Meanwhile eat only gluten free grains (corn and rice) and tell your doctor if that reduces your symptoms. ...Read more

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How do treat hyperthyroidism?

Three ways: There are medications that lower the thyroid level, surgical removal of all or part of the gland, radioactive iodine. An endocrinologist should be able to guide which method is best for a particular patient. ...Read more

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How can I cure hyperthyroidism?

How can I cure hyperthyroidism?

Curing hyperthyroid: To cure it, you need to know what causes it. There are many causes for hyperthyroidism, some are temporary and goes away without treatment, others require treatment to permanently treat it. In general, if u take away the thyroid gland (surgery or kill it with radioactive iodine), then the hyperthyroidism is cured (..But then you will be hypothyroid). U need a physician to help u with this disease. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more