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List Of Foods For Hypothyroidism
Here is one : This site will give you lists: http://www.Exercise4weightloss.Com/zero-point-foods.Html. ...Read more
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My long list of symptoms indicates malnourishment, despite protein/complex carbohydrate-rich diet and supplements. Specialists are stumped. Help!
Keep a journal: I would like to see a food journal of what you are eating, portion, and amounts of food eaten. I would have a dietician do an analysisof the amounts eaten first, if it seems that your intake is adequate, the next step is to look for evidence of malabsorption or processing problems. ...Read more
Fruits and Health: There are no specific benefits for the thyroid from any specific fruit. ...Read more
Can you please list the most common benefits of various vitamin supplements other than you consume in your diet?
Usually zero: There is very little need for the routine use of supplemental vitamins. ...Read more
What are the dietary restrictions in Hashimoto's hypothyroidism.Can I have eggs and dairy products? and Wheat? any restrictions please?
No restriction.: Eat anything you want. No restriction.Get a more detailed answer ›
Are stimulants ever prescribed for chronic fatigue following a diagnosis of mono in the past? Any other treatment?
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. You may not feel any different but your immunity and overall health can improve. Soil in depleted and toxins abound. Good local organic is best. ...Read more
Hi doc is there a comprehensive list of fish purine levels?? And what type of mushrooms are doable?? Is lobster bad.
WHY ASK???: Do you have GOUT?? Diets for gout are of limited use. Much more important is to understand meds, such as thiazides and aspirin, which elevate uric acid. And to understand about different meds to lower uric acid, as well as meds useful to relieve acute symptoms. Best see a rheumatologist [gout specialist]. Diets don't help much. Avoid ALCOHOL: the more your drink the worse your gout. ...Read more
Can low dose of amitriptyline take away symptoms of celiac disease? Specifically, chronic diarrhea and lack of appetite?
Combating symptoms: Amitriptylene has anticholinergic and antihistaminic side effects that can slow the bowel and increase appetite. In this way it can counteract some of the symptoms you're having (the chronic diarrhea and poor appetite). You'll need to work with your doctor to arrive at a dose that works well for you, balancing out these processes in a positive way. You'll still need to avoid gluten. ...Read more
Essentially none.: All foods are capable of becoming an allergen. However, the most common foods to cause allergy are peanut, tree nuts, shellfish, wheat, egg, milk, and soy. But, avoiding them will not necessarily be any more effective than eating them regularly at preventing the development of allergy. However, you must avoid any food that you have adverse reactions to. ...Read more
Are there herbal supplements that increase thyroid levels for those of us w hypothyroid and suffering frm symptoms still on synthroid (thyroxine)?2 use carefully!
Not recommended: Without a consult with your endocrinologist, you really should not add anything, especially an herbal remedy. This is because the strengh of these supplements is unclear, as is how they may interact with your current meds. If you are still suffering from symptoms, don't give up. Work with your doc to find some balance that works for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sugar can be listed in the ingredients list by different names. What is two other names for sugar?
I'm a new vegan (4 months) and don't eat soy or tofu. What are the best sources of complete proteins (including combinations of foods)? Thank you.
Is there rly a 'spectrum' of gluten intolerance 4 folks without celiac's? What r the scientifically proven effects of eating gluten for average prsn?
Genetics: Possessing certain genetic mix is associated with a high risk for gluten intolerance. There is no proof that genetically altered wheat is any different in term of the gluten issue. There is no scientific proof that eating gluten adversely affects one's health unless one has the intolerance issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Eat right ...: Avoid goiterogenic foods and eat food rich in B-complex and Selenium. I specialize in this and help people transition from synthetic to natural and use nutrition to help. Adaptogen herbs are helpful too. A good book to read is "Stop the Thyroid Madness, II" of which I authored Chapter 3. There are chapters on proper diet. Also check out www.GetMyThyroidFixed.com JP ...Read more
Can hypothyroidism people eat chocolates? will there be any food that hypothyroidism people should avoid?
Dark chocolate is OK: As per the nutritional GURU, Dr.Alan Gaby, MD consumption of a high fiber diet has been reported to increase levothyroxine requirements in hypothyroid patients.This increase appeared to be due to dose dependent absorption of levothyroxine to fiber.Reduction of fiber intake was followed by a decrease in thyroid requirement.No deleterious effect on hypothyroidism ...Read more
What is the food can I eat for my hypothyroidism ?And what is the food i can't eat for hypothyroidism? Please help me!
There are no special: Foods to eat or to avoid for your hypothyroidism. The treatment is simple, see your doctor and have him/her prescribe brand name T4 replacement and have your levels rechecked every 6 weeks until they are normal. After that, it's just a once/year blood test to make sure the levels are normal. Don't take "natural" or "armour" thyroid. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet. ...Read more
It depends: Do they already have a goiter(enlarged thyroid gland)? Are they having compressive symptoms like trouble swallowing, intolerance to collars/ties that press on the neck, or trouble finding a sleeping position that doesn't affect their breathing? Is the thyroid already destroyed by inflammation & unlikely to grow? Most hypothyroid people really do not need to restrict these otherwise healthy foods. ...Read more
Stay on medication: Hypothyroidism is due to underproduction of thyroid hormone by the thryoid gland. The most common reason the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone (in the us) is due to autoimmune destruction of the gland. In this case levothyroxine is the medication of choice. Thyroid hormone does have a significant impact upon metabolism so it is very important to stay on a well balanced diet. ...Read more
What should be the diet for a person suffering from hypothyroid? What foods to eat and what not to? Weight gain is happening...
Diet and hypothyroid: Hypothyroid patients should be on no special diet. Speak to your endocrinologist (e) and make sure you TSH is normal. If it is not, you may need more levothyroxine. If it is, ask your e for an assessment of your problem. You could also be gaining weight due to edema formation, and that could be independent of your thyroid function. Get help from your e. ...Read more
I've recently begun treatment for hypothyroidism. I was wondering if there were any foods or exercises or exercises, etc I could do as well? Thank you
No specifics : There are no specific diet or exercise necessary for ppl with hypothyroidism, but if you were hypothyroid for a long time before your diagnosis and treatment, perhaps you have gained some weight and maybe cholesterol is higher than optimal? If so, eat balanced diet to maintain bmi 20-25, reduce bad fats, choose good oils, minimize alcohol, and if overweight, consider screening for diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I fix my dangerous low Ir and hypothyroidism Had to stick to a strict Ir diet+supp+meds for yrs to keep norm but can't eat spec food for hypot?
Hypothyroidism must: b treated and normalized with Rx ,usually levothyroxine.Easy to accomplish with a few lab tests over a few weeks.I don't know what Ir is.Iron?A little thyroid medicine daily and your hypothyroid condition is corrected and any hypothyroid symptoms go away...as long as u take the Rx regularly and check labs a few times a year.u will require no dietary restrictions. ...Read more
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