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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)

Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more


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If i'm hypothyroid, can I still take Trileptal to control my pain?

If i'm hypothyroid, can I still take Trileptal to control my pain?

Sure: I don't know of any specific problem with trileptal and thyroid status. Trileptal can decrease sodium levels and this should be checked by your doc. I often use trileptal for neuropathic pain sydromes like trigeminal neuralgia. ...Read more

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Is lower back and tailbone pain caused by my hypothyroidism?

Is lower back and tailbone pain caused by my hypothyroidism?

Spine Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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Lower adominal pain worse when i breathe. I have hypothyroidism. Have also had a rapid berth rate?

Lower adominal pain worse when i breathe. I have hypothyroidism. Have also had a rapid berth rate?

See Doctor: Lower abdominal pain can be due to kidneys , bladder, GI tract. Rapid heart rate has many causes.Pain on breathing may be due to any part of the body from lungs , heart, to abdomen. Any significant symptom requires an md or er exam. ...Read more

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I'm 19 I have hypothyroidism an I take medicine since I was 8 years old, But here lately I've been in pain my pelvis hurts on my left side, my left si?

If your thyroid: level is normal, it's not due to your thyroid. Have your doctor check out your problem if it's of concern. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause sinus issues and neck pain?

Can hypothyroidism cause sinus issues and neck pain?

Not normally: However, hypothyroidism can lead to a lower threshold for pain as well as myofacial issues, so it can cause some long term neck pain. Safest to have it assessed with a physical exam. ...Read more

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22 year old with hypothyroidism and anxiety experiencing chest pain?

22 year old with hypothyroidism and anxiety experiencing chest pain?

Chest pain: Chest pain can be associated with both hypothyroidism and anxiety. The combination could be more noticeable. At the age low probability it would be due to cardiac disease but should be seen by his doctor to judge whether more workup is appropriate. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Underactive Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more


Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more