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Hypothyroidism Craving Carbs And Fat And Sugar
I eat 1200 cals watch my sugar and carb intake exercise 5 days a wk.I have hypothyroid and take synthoid. I lost some weight but its now slow down.
May need more cals: 1200 calories is quite low and your body already has trouble maintaining normal metabolism due to hypothyroid. Speak with your doc regarding whether your synthroid dose needs adjusting, but also consider eating more. When you restrict your calories like that your body thinks it is starving and slows down metabolism further to preserve itself. ...Read more
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
I have just been diagnosed borderline hypothyroid , and my sugar levels drop below 70mg during the day. Are these linked? Why is my sugar levels low?
See below: Blood sugars can become more erratic in untreated thyroid disease (hypo- and hyper-). ...Read more
I was told that my blood sugar was low yrs ago but wasn't formerly diagnosed.. Now is hypothyroid why do I feel so sick after eating sugary foods?
High glycemic index: Very sugary foods tend to have a high glycemic index. This increases your blood sugar rapidly. Your body then reacts by releasing Insulin and you get a rapid drop in your blood sugar as glucose is moved out of the blood stream. Those fluctuations feel bad. Read about the glycemic index and try to eat foods that have a lower glycemic index and often this will help with hypoglycemia. ...Read more
Bp often70/95, fasting sugar 107,mild dizziness sometimes by forward bending for 3months,no vertigo,no low iron or blood count,no hypothyroidism,age59?
If your: If your blood pressure is 70/95 then there is a problem. Normally the systlic is higher meaning 95/70.. that looks better, however the difference between the number is not much hence that could also signal a problem. See your primary doc to check for cortisol, aldosterone, and thyrone hormones. Then have him refer you to a cardiologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bp often95/70, fasting sugar 107,mild dizziness sometimes by forward bending for 3months,no vertigo,no low iron or blood count,no hypothyroidism,age59?
Night itch top of my feet and lower legs for 2 weeks No welts/ rash. Blood sugar, kidney/ liver functions ok. Hypothyroid controlled. What's up?
Dry Skin: Generalized itching without primary skin rash most commonly caused by dry skin. Most severe during the winter months and in older people, characterized by itching in areas of dry, scaly skin. Looks like appropriate lab work to uncover an underlying cause was normal. Treat with daily moisturzation (Vanicream, Cetaphil) and better skin hygiene (avoid hot showers). Nonsedating antihistamines for itch ...Read more
What do sugar cravings constantly mean? 70 lb wgt loss in 16 mos.I avoid carbs & fats. High protein vege fruit diet now.Advice?
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
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