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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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Those hypothyroidism produce bruises on your body ..Or is bruises on body consist of something else other than getting hit .

Those hypothyroidism produce bruises on your body ..Or is bruises on body consist of something else other than getting hit .

Not hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism doesn't produce bruises. However, make sure your hypothyroidism is adequately replaced with brand name T4 replacement and confirmed by blood testing. ...Read more

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Does hypothyroidism have anything to do with bruising for no reason?

Does hypothyroidism have anything to do with bruising for no reason?

Possible, but: There are many more common causes. Get your thyroid normalized with the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement and see if the problem improves. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism lead to bruising easily and dry skin and dry scabs that won't heal I have 2 small ones on arm my mom & aunt have hypothyroidism?

Can hypothyroidism lead to bruising easily and dry skin and dry scabs that won't heal I have 2 small ones on arm my mom & aunt have hypothyroidism?

Yes, for dry skin: Untreated hypothyroidism can certainly cause dry skin, but it would be unlikely to cause bruising or scabs. I see that you are on advil, (ibuprofen) this can contribute to bruising. Considering your family history, it would be reasonable to get a free T4 and TSH level done to look at your thyroid function. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosis macrocytosis. Easy/unexplained bruises, fatigue, joint pain. No abnormal blood work. Also diagnosis crohn's, hypothyroidism, hormone imbalance.?

Recently diagnosis macrocytosis. Easy/unexplained bruises, fatigue, joint pain. No abnormal blood work. Also diagnosis crohn's, hypothyroidism, hormone imbalance.?

B12 deficiency: Take b12....Injectable. See pmd. May be the bruising is related to your hormone. Avoiding Aspirin , like products, taking vit c ...100mg daily will help. If u r tired, mildly anemic, pinsand needle sensation of hand & feet, B12 may be culprit. Folate (folic acid) deficiency possible also. Hope u r not a vegeterian. ...Read more

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I hit my shin very hard, I have bruising two small cuts. Feels better elevated and with tight sock.. Could it be hairline fracture ? I'm on levothyroxin for hypothyroidism and hemophilia factor 8... Should i be worried?

I hit my shin very hard, I have bruising two small cuts. Feels better elevated and with tight sock.. Could it be hairline fracture ? I'm on levothyroxin  for hypothyroidism and hemophilia factor 8... Should i be worried?

Could be fx: It could be a slight fracture depending on how hard you hit it i wouldn't be "worried" but i would suggest an xray to evaluate the possibility of a rracture so get an exam and xray of the tibia. ...Read more

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Food to be taken for hypothyroid?

Food to be taken for hypothyroid?

Diet's not the key: Being hypothyroid is difficult enough without subscientific / pop diet recommendations. You can basically eat what you please (healthy choices, of course, and limit your calories as you may tend to overeat / get fat.) but you must take your thyroid replacement medicine or your life will be ruined. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of being hypothyroid?

What are the symptoms of being hypothyroid?

Numerous: Abnormal thyroid functioning may adversely affect a person's mood. It can also cause weight gain, hair loss, dry skin, fatigue, as well as other problems. Hypothyroidism can be caused by the thyroid gland itself and can also be caused by certain medications, like lithium. If a person's pituitary gland is not functioning properly, that may cause hypothyroidism. There are thyroid replacement drugs. ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more