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What is hyphotiroidism?

What is hyphotiroidism?

Underactive thyroid: Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid does not make enough thyroid hormone. The thyroid is located in the front of the neck. It controls metabolism and basically can affect any organs in the body. There are many causes for hypothyroidism and there are treatments available to treat it. It can be diagnosed through history, physical exam and lab testings. Any doctor can test for it. ...Read more

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What care should be taken for a person having hypertyroidism?

What care should be taken for a person having hypertyroidism?

See a Doc: This is an endocrinology issue... It needs to be monitored carefully and frequently by a physician. It can impact other systems in the body including circulatory, skin, hair and nails and metabolic function... ...Read more

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Iam having hyperthiroidism What kind of fruits and veggies can I take?

Iam having hyperthiroidism
What kind of fruits and veggies can I take?

Cruciferous veggies: Eat goitrogenic foods that inhibit thyroid function, esp. raw cruciferous veggies like broccoli, cabbage and kale. Others include millet and flax seeds. Certain foods are best avoided including gluten and aspartame. See http://tinyurl.com/paxzsd7
Because hyperthyroidism is often related to autoimmune disease you may benefit from an "autoimmune diet" like http://tinyurl.com/azf5p2k Have Dr. monitor. ...Read more

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I have hiperthiroid problem last 7 yr i m not take my medicine(thyronorm 50) last 30month. I have 1yr child. Does it efect my child soon or later?

I have hiperthiroid problem last 7 yr i m not take my medicine(thyronorm 50) last 30month. I have 1yr child. Does it efect my child soon or later?

Autoimmune?: If you had graves' disease it is autoimmune disorder which are familial and tend to be passes along to the children. Up to 50% may get an autoimmune disease as well. ...Read more

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I have hyperthoid, how do I know if I have grave disease?

I have hyperthoid, how do I know if I have grave disease?

Symptoms and tests: Graves disease is another name for hyperthyroidism with diffuse enlargement of the thyroid gland. Hyperthyroidism is confirmed by blood tests. Typical symptoms include anxiety, shaky hands, sweating, diarrhea, difficulty sleeping, increased appetite, tremors, and weight loss. Some people with graves' disease can have an abnormal swelling of the front of the neck called a goiter. ...Read more

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What is hyperthyroid?

What is hyperthyroid?

Too much thyroid !: Higher than normal thyroid levels in the blood. Condition will suppress tsh, which is easily measured. Too much can cause tachycardia, fine thinning hair, osteoporosis if untreated. This condition requires a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What is hyperthyroid?

What is hyperthyroid?

Common disorder: Which is easily diagnosed and can be treated with either radioiodine or anti-thyroid drugs. See the american thyroid assoc. Website or check lay info at aace. Com (american assoc. Of clinical endocrinologists) for more info. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hyperthyroid?

What is the definition or description of: hyperthyroid?

Hormone elevation: Hyperthyroidism is abnormally elevated levels of thyroid hormone. This may cause symptoms of high heart rate, palpitations, sweats, tremors, diarrhea, and heat intolerance. ...Read more

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What can I do when I suffer from hyperthyroid symptoms?

What can I do when I suffer from hyperthyroid symptoms?

Hyperthyroid: Many people feel anxious, warm, and clammy and think they have an overactive thyroid. The blood tests will decide whether your thyroid is abnormal and if it is there will be treatment for you. ...Read more

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What exercise best to do and to avoid if I have hyperthyroid?

What exercise best to do and to avoid if I have hyperthyroid?

No restrictions : As long as the hyperthyroidism is treated and under control, you can exercise just like anybody else. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be hyperthyroid without having any symptom?

Is it possible to be hyperthyroid without having any symptom?

Yes: This is very possible, especially in the elderly patients. The definitive way to know is thru lab testings. ...Read more

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What are the chances that my child will get hyperthyroid like I am?

What are the chances that my child will get hyperthyroid like I am?

Higher risk: In general, when there is autoimmune thyroid disease in the family, the risk to family members is higher than that of the general population. However, if you have grave's disease, that doesn't mean your child will get it even if thyroid disease develops. Hashimoto's thyroiditis is also seen within families who have someone affected with grave's disease. ...Read more

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What happens if you have hyperthyroid why do you stop losing the weight?

What happens if you have hyperthyroid why do you stop losing the weight?

Hyperthyroid: Yes, weight loss is very common in folks with over-active thyroid glands. That is usually treated with anti-thyroid medication or radioactive iodine. When you thyroid glands are under control you will stop losing weight.
Your anti-thyroid treatment may result in a period of under-active thyroid. Your doctor should be checking up on this early after initial treatment and at longer intervals. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if you have hyperthyroid why do you stop losing the weight?

Because your body..: Is a complex, organic, and living system of checks and balances. Similarly, if you ate an extra candy snack daily for 1 year — your weight will not increase with 1:1 with every extra calorie. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause excessive weigt gain if you were hyperthyroid?

Is there anything that can cause excessive weigt gain if you were hyperthyroid?

Mild hyperthyroidism: Not everyone w/ hyperthyroidism loses weight. Given high enough thyroid hormone levels, everyone will lose weight, but most cases are mild-moderate. Too much thyroid can lead to increased appetite and less impulse control and increased calories eaten. If the increased calories eaten is more than increased calories burned by a revved-up metabolism, a person gains weight! ...Read more

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I have hyperthyroid. I take my meds in 4weeks now, but I still hv a big appetite. Need advise to control it.

I have hyperthyroid. I take my meds in 4weeks now, but I still hv a big appetite. Need advise to control it.

Hyperthyroid: After 4 weeks, you should be starting to feel better, although the full effects of antithyroid meds may take longer. Is 'big appetite' your only symptom? You don't say what meds and what dose. You may need to be on a higher dose, or need an adjustment. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello I've just found out that I have hyperthyroid. I'm really struggling with this it has taking over my everyday life. How do I feel better?

See your doctor: To control hyperthyroidism, you will need help. Usually hyperthyroid patients are given radioactive iodine to destroy part of their thyroid and bring their levels down. If you can't for some reason, there are medications both to temporarily lower thyroid levels and to help with the side effects of high thyroid levels. ...Read more

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Is normal to steel have symptomes after 5 month of hypotiroid trataments? I have moments of anxiety, I am tired, I feel like my heard beet to low...

Is normal to steel have symptomes after 5 month of hypotiroid trataments? I have moments of anxiety, I am tired, I feel like my heard beet to low...

Yes.: It is possible especially if the thyroid function is still not normal. Often medications for depression and anxiety are used to alleviate the symptoms until your thyroid function is stable. You need to continue follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is hyperthyroidism?

Overactive Thyroid: Hyperthyroidism is the term for overactive tissue within the thyroid gland that causes an overproduction of thyroid hormones. These thyroid hormones control the metabolic rate of the body, so too much can cause symptoms like nervousness, irritability, increased perspiration, heart racing, hand tremors, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, thinning of the skin, fine brittle hair, & muscular weakness. ...Read more

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What is hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism: The over production of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland results in, and is called, hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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What causes hyperthyroidism?

What causes hyperthyroidism?

Graves' disease: Autoimmune thyroid disease- graves' disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. Other causes include inflammation of the thyroid, drug induced hyperthyroidism, hyperactive thyroid nodule or nodules, rarely pituitary tumor.... ...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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