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Peanut Butter (Definition)

Guidelines from reputable health agencies suggest some steps parents can take to reduce their child's chances of having food and other allergies, although there are no guarantees of success. If either or both parents have a personal or family history of allergy, for example, asthma, eczema, hay fever, perennial allergic rhinitis (allergy to animals, dust mites, or molds) the following is recommended: * Avoid common allergenic foods, in particular peanuts and tree nuts, during pregnancy and while nursing -- peanut protein, as well as components of cow's milk, eggs, and wheat, are ...Read more


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I want to know what foods decrease thyroid function are. I read that, for example, the peanut is one of them.

I want to know what foods decrease thyroid function are. I read that, for example, the peanut is one of them.

Thyroid and food: Non-fermented soy products (tofu, soybeans) can inhibit thyroid function. Certain vegetables if eaten in large quantities could decrease thyroid function. These would include: broccoli, cabbage, spinach, cauliflower, lima beans, turnips, corn and sweet potatoes. Strawberries should be avoided and indeed peanuts and pine-nuts should also be avoided. These foods are known as goitrogens. ...Read more

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I'm concerned - 2 connected, lymph nodes on one side of my neck for 4 months. Not too large (peanut and pea sized), not tender, but somewhat hard.?

I'm concerned - 2 connected, lymph nodes on one side of my neck for 4 months. Not too large (peanut and pea sized), not tender, but somewhat hard.?

Lymphadenopathy: Has many different causes. A common one being transient viral illness. The fact that you have noticed them for so long requires a physical exam and visit to your doctor in person. :) ...Read more

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How does mdma affect hashimoto thyroidism?

How does mdma affect hashimoto thyroidism?

?: No established direct effect, but such deleterious drug isn't expected to be of any benefit in any condition, including psychiatric illness claimed by some to be of value, do yourself, or the person you're asking on his/her behalf, a favor, and get treated right in a detox program, good luck ...Read more

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Done an sgpt test and it says on the result that mine is 66 (ref: 9.00-52 u/l (h). Do I need to worry? I am drinking ptu (propylthiouracil) for my thyroidism continuously

Done an sgpt test and it says on the result that mine is 66 (ref: 9.00-52 u/l (h). Do I need to worry? I am drinking ptu (propylthiouracil) for my thyroidism continuously

PTU (propylthiouracil) and liver: Drugs like ptu (propylthiouracil) and Methimazole can cause liver toxicity but hyperthyroidism can also cause elevation int the liver enzyme test you had done. If your still early in your treatment and your thyroid hormone levels (free t4) is still high it could be that. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I might have both hypo and hyper - thyroidism, is it possible?

I might have both hypo and hyper - thyroidism, is it possible?

Not at same time: A person might be both hyper- and hypothyroid at different times in his/her life, but you can't be 'actively' both at the same time, nosiree. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more