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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
I have hypothyroidism recently I tested my urine at home which showed positive result n m pregnant. Is that test acurate?
I've heard bout hypothyroidism n i hav almost all the symptoms. Call u tell more about it? Is it possible i hav it and is it dangerous? What to do?
Get tested: It is possible you are hypothyroid, but those symptoms are common to a lot of conditions. A TSH test may be worthwhile. ...Read more
I have hoshimoto hypothyroidism n a strong possibility of e.D.S. I have extreme pain everyday thru my body to the point that standing n walking hurt?
Are there any diet pills that work well with hypothyroidism? Bc i've tried everything n nothing works along w diet n excersize i want to loose 20 ty
Not unless euthyroid: If you mean your thyroid level is still not properly corrected, then, no, it is not likely that any diet med/option will help lose weight. If you are on meds and thyroid stimulating hormone is down, then any good program that you commit to will help, average maintainable loss is 1-2 pounds per week, so be patient with your efforts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I gained 30lbs within 4mths last summer 123 to 153 found out n nov. That I have hypothyroidism could there be something else causing the weight gain?
I have hypothyroidism n it is in controlled state. Can I plan for pregnancy now and while planning can i take prenatal gummy with thyroid medication.
It's OK: Hi. Yep, you can take prenatal gummies with your thyroid medication. If you get pregnant, you'll often have to increase your thyroid dose a little bit. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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