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Hypothyroid And Bile Production
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
Could a successful 20 year old hodgkins chemotherapy recovery cause hypothyroid with a low TSH production?
Since hypocretin deficiency reduces TSH production, if a patient also has hypothyroidism, should they be treated as they have central hypothyroidism?
Check: There aren't studies looking at hashimoto's and hypocretin deficiency. There is lots we just don't know yet. To answer your question, kill a bird with 2 stones: measure both TSH and ft4. Even if low-normal, if ft4 is normal, your thyroid function is probably fine. What was your original tsh-ft4? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why nobody is mentioning iodine for the treatment of hypothyroidism, when we all know how it's important for the production of T3 (liothyronine) and T4 hormones?
Yes: Make sure your doctors are aware and treating you if necessary ...Read more
I m 56ys female n hypothyroid. But fine wd thyroxin 100 mg pr day.My weight is 57kg.Height 5ft 1".Should I reduce weight? If yes then how?
I have hypothyroid coz of which my weight has increase by 16 kgs in 5 yrs. My reports are normal n im not on medication. How do I control my weight.?
More tests needed: Your doctor likely has not done a reverse T3 and free t3. Without those tests, the thyroid panel is incomplete. The free T3 should be in the upper range and reverse T3 in the lower range. If not, you are functionally hypothyroid and synthroid (thyroxine) would be the wrong medication for you. ...Read more
ANA: Is not specific for any type of autoimmune disease like hashimoto's thyroiditis (the most common cause of hypothyroidism). 3-15% of normal healthy individuals have a positive ana. It is sensitive though, meaning that if you have an autoimmune disease (like ra) then most have a positive ana. Autoimmune diseases also tend to occur together. A positive anti-tpo antibody is specific for hashimoto's. ...Read more
Dx hypothyroidism on 100 altroxin daily. Starting gym and want to use a supplient containing N-ACETYL-TYROSINE. Will this be okay on my med?
Yes: There should be no issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
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