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What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

Iodine good.: foods from the sea have iodine good. ones that bind up iodine bad (these are all the healthy broccoli family foods like broccoli, kale, cabbage). Just have more good than bad and don't do silly amounts of either ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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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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What are natural ways to cure hypothyroidism?

What are natural ways to cure hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroidism: There are no known natural ways to cure hypothyroidism. If you have this condition you should be under the care of a physician and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to combat fatigue due to hypothyroidism? I take levothyroxine and my levels are normal but i still suffer from bad fatigue.

What are some natural ways to combat fatigue due to hypothyroidism? I take levothyroxine and my levels are normal but i still suffer from bad fatigue.

May need med change: A 'normal' thyroid level is not always optimal. Most people feel best when they are at the upper part of the normal level. That is with their TSH between 0.4 and 1.0. The TSH level is the best way to assess your thyroid level. Also, some people do not convert the levothyroxine (t4) to the active hormone T3 and need to take some T3 (liothyronine) with the T4 or a combination such as armour thyroid. ...Read more

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How to treat hypothyroid naturally?

How to treat hypothyroid naturally?

Take natural thyroid: The natural way to help your body is to not deprive it from the natural hormone that it requires, thyroid hormone. Anything else you do will be un-natural. There are no herbs, supplements, or potions that will help your thyroid do what it is incapable of doing. As you remain off thyroid hormone you will become more un-natural. ...Read more

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How can one get hypothyroid and are there any natural cures?

How can  one get hypothyroid and are there any natural cures?

Several causes: Immune disorders or low iodine intake are common. Seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism and pcos .What are the chances of a natural pregnancy?

Hypothyroidism and pcos .What are the chances of a natural pregnancy?

See specialist: With proper treatment you could have a natural pregnancy. Tsh (thyroid hormone) levels have to be in the normal range, otherwise this can have an adverse effect on your pregnancy chances. A thyroid replacement hormone (synthroid) would be indicated. Pcos is an ovulatory disorder and can be helped with the proper protocol as well. It may take more than one try in order to get your cycle just right. ...Read more

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