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Hypothyroidism Caused By Bulimia If You Stop Will It Heal
Does excitalopram or cymbalta (duloxetine) in anyway cause hypothyroidism? And can I stop taking cymbalta (duloxetine) now that I've been diagnosed with hypothyroidism???
Does hashimoto-caused hypothyroidism ever go away completely? Have you ever seen a patient like this who could stop taking thyroid pills permenantly?
Rarely: It can occur, but it's rare. Luckily brand name T4 replacement is cheap and safe. ...Read more
Could my hypothyroidism be caused by the start and stop of an iodine supplement or be caused by the zyprexa seroque and invega sustenna (paliperidone palmitate) I have been on?
Will vitamin d deficiency cause hypothyroidism? My tsh is 18.8, T3 and T4 are normal. If tsh become normal can I stop thyronorm tablet?
Not related to vitaD: And the tsh shows the pituitary gland is trying very hard to keep homone levels up to normal (why the TSH is so high). Most likely thyroid medicaiton is working to maintain the thyroid hormones. Lowering the thyroid hormone and the TSH would go sky high. ...Read more
I have a cat and I have a hypothyroid! I heard from some people that cats my cause it! Is it true?
Myths: This would be a false myth with no truth to it. ...Read more
Likely complex...: Thyroid hormones have complex interactions with many parts of the whole body. Hypothyroidism can lead to hyponatremia or to both SIADH + hyponatremia. Being low in thyroid hormone can somehow lead to the release of anti-diuretic hormone from the pituitary gland, so one gets SIADH and the accompanying excess water in the body. ...Read more
Need more informatio: Could be you are not on a large enough dose (most adults need 75-150 mcg/day) or that you are not taking it consistently (you can double up next day if you miss a dose). Difficulty absorbing the thyroid hormone in your gut is the least common cause). Would need to know your dose and thyroid test results before treatment and most recently. ...Read more
Affects ovulation: Yes, hypothyroidism can affect both fertility as well as affect pregnancy outcomes. Hypothyroidism can affect ovulation which in turn affects capacity to get pregnant. Also once pregnant there is an increased risk of miscarriage. Therefore it is best to correct thyroid disorders ahead of attempting pregnancy. ...Read more
See below: The only way to be certain that is the casue is to take theyoid to bring up the levels to normal and see if that helps. ...Read more
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