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Osteopathic Medicine And Hypothyroidism
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
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
Suffering from hypothyroidism
i want to know whether i should eat my medicine before giving my blood for test or i should not eat?
Don't matter much..: It will not matter much...Get a more detailed answer ›
I 'm 28 yrs old having 4m hypothyroidism using medicines 2 keep control, planning 4 kid soon, worried abt fertility rate.Help me please with instructions?
Stay calm :): Most patients with well controlled thyroid problems do well during pregnancy. Remember to take your medication and you will need to have your thyroid blood tests at least once per trimester . The medications are safe and necessary to take during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have to go off of my medicine for hypothyroid for over a month for an uptake scan. I'm nervous about the side effects of being off for so long. Should i be worried?
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