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Hypothyroidism Thick Toenail
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
Myxedema: Check out http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3219173/ re effects of thyroid on skin. Also check out http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/myxedema for info re myxedema which is described as thickening of skin associated w/hypothyroidism. This should improve once hypothyroidism is treated. Go see your family doctor for testing & treatment. ...Read more
I'm having symptoms including low body temp (~95), fatigue, tendonitis, thick mucus, insomnia... Negative for hypothyroid. What else could it be?
My once thick shiny hair has become very thin and rough (I have Celiac, hypothyroidism, and alopecia), how can I get my thick shiny hair back?
Dermatologist: For evaluation, the other conditions you have or their treatments can be a cause, a good Dermatologist evaluation would guide through, wish you wellness ...Read more
Periods 1 week late thick white discharge beta hCG test negative I am 30 yrs have pcod and hypothyroid?
It's not unusual: It's common for women with pcos and thyroid disease to have irregular periods. It's imperative, though, to be properly treated for both disorders. Try to see a board certified reproductive endocrinologist as soon as possible for this. You are certainly welcome to come here for treatment if you can't find a certified expert near you. www.reproendo.com. ...Read more
What to do if I have hypothyroid and i haven't taken my mede in like three weeks. Could that be why?
Hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism When you are diagnosed with Hypothyroidism,it is due to the Thyroid gland not able to produce Thyroxin which is the hormone which controls the metaboilism .This condition is treated by giving the hormone to bring the blood level to normal level usually all over life If yopu stop taking your replacement hormone you will go back to being Hypothyroid, You should not stop the medicine ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer