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I am on a hCG diet and have hypothyroidism, is it okay to take medication ?

I am on a hCG diet and have hypothyroidism, is it okay to take  medication ?

Q should be reversed: Shouls be "as i continue to do all the things to stay healthy, and treat my thyroid, is it ok to be on the HCG diet". That "diet" is so far down any list of successful wt loss & more imp effective long term maintenance of the wt lost, i find it diff to address the q as you asked it. Just know the % muscle u burn on hcg, is the amt of fat u will regain once u pass the wt u were at when u started. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

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


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Hi ..I am Aditi..I have hypothyroid.I am bleeding from 25 days.Hcg count changed from 102 to 48 to 15.Is it miscarriage ? reason ? Is D & C required ?

Hi ..I am Aditi..I have hypothyroid.I am bleeding from 25 days.Hcg count changed from 102 to 48 to 15.Is it miscarriage ? reason ? Is D & C required ?

Miscarriage +: Yes, these HCG numbers may indicate a miscarriage which is resolving slowly. Your MD will help you decide if a D & C is necessary especially if this has occurred in the first 8 weeks of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Periods 1 week late thick white discharge beta hCG test negative I am 30 yrs have pcod and hypothyroid?

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

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Is it safe to take HCG( for wt loss) when on an aromatase inhibitor ,ihave taken it previous but was not on the arimadex at the time thanks?

Is it safe to take HCG( for wt loss) when on an aromatase inhibitor  ,ihave taken it previous but was not on the arimadex at the time thanks?

Not defined: I assume the aromatase inhibitors are being used to manage potential or existing metastatic breast cancer. HCG is a hormone developing during pregnancy which does have some beneficial effect on cancer, at least with regard to the n-terminal repeat of the molecule. How it effects breast cancer has not been reported and when used for diet many patients overuse the product and become anorexic . ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism is it safe to take melatonin for my insomnia?

I have hypothyroidism  is it safe to take melatonin for my insomnia?

Risky: Melatonin is believed to down-regulate the activity of the thyroid gland. Therefore, not recommended in hypothyroidism. Best to discuss your insomnia with doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism and take Levothyroxine. Is it safe to take the medicine if it is expired?

I have hypothyroidism and take Levothyroxine. 
Is it safe to take the medicine if it is expired?

Expired medication: Never take expired medicine . Get rid of it .Expired medications may be less potent and some actually breakdown and can cause side effects. Below is a site that directs you to places that take back expired medicines ( many walgreens particpate) http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/BuyingUsingMedicineSafely/EnsuringSafeUseofMedicine/SafeDisposalofMedicines/ucm186187.htm ...Read more

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Is it safe to take the hCG liquid while in blood thinners?

Is  it safe to take the hCG liquid while in blood thinners?

There: Currently are no reported interactions between Coumadin (warfarin) and HCG liquid for dieting. Thee also is very little evidence the HCG is an effective diet aid however. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take sleeping pills long term ( 6 years. )if you have hypothyroidism. ?

Is it safe to take sleeping pills long term  ( 6 years. )if you have hypothyroidism. ?

Yes: Technically yes, there is no connection between thyroid replacement medications and sleeping pills (im assuming prescription) as far as safety. Im assuming you are taking them long term due and have failed otc such as melatonin, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) etc and have no serious issues such as sleep apnea. ...Read more

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