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Post Thyroidectomy Exercise
Yes: Hi. Yes, you can. Most thyroidectomies are done for thyroid cancer. You will need to take thyroid hormone replacement for life, but doing so, your thyroid hormone-influenced metabolic rate will be normal. Increasing your metabolic rate through exercise is a different mechanism than the basal set point that thyroid hormone helps regulate. Take your thyroid hormone, eat healthily, and exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have tsi in your blood, will a partial thyroidectomy control it or reduce it? Does exercise reduce it ?
Anorexia relapse…how do I cope with weight gain after a thyroidectomy? Starvation and excessive exercise isn't what I want anymore. Recovery main goal
So glad to: hear that you are free of the desire for starving yourself or doing excessive exercise. See your doc for monitoring and then a mental health professional who specializes in eating disorders. Your doc will help you to regulate your thyroid meds for you to feel better, including your mood. Peace and good health. Balance in all things. ...Read more
8 days post total thyroidectomy, total plasma metanephrine 301, normeta 237 and free metanephrine 64? Anything to worry about?
Complex question: Why were these tests performed? Why was the thyroidectomy performed? Was cancer found? What kind? Presumably someone is thinking of pheochromocytoma. What is the normal range of values in the lab where they were performed? Your question, and perhaps your situation, is too complex for a 400 character answer. Please discuss with your endocrinologist. ...Read more
3 weeks post total thyroidectomy and metanephrine study was mildly elevated. Is this anthing to be worried about?
norepinephrine elev: Stress induces elevation of all catecholamines and could have contributed seeing u just had thyroid resection my impression is your physcian is evaluating for men but this should only be suspected with medullary cancer of thyroid again mild elevations not significant generally. ...Read more
I am 10 days post total thyroidectomy. Back to work doing manual labor, will i need more calcium than the 2, twice a day I am already taking?
This may be temporar: The parathyroid glands (there's usually 4 of them) are near, or embedded in, the thyroid. After a thyroidectomy, some of the parathyroids may be removed or affected by local swelling. As long as there is a functional parathyroid gland left, it should recover, make parathyroid hormone and properly regulate your calcium, but in the short run, you may need to take some supplemental calcium. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 30 days post thyroidectomy however my incision has been partially reopened due to infection. I'm planning on taking my boys to King's Island tomorrow is it safe for me to ride the rides?
Yes, can be: There are many reasons to have these feelings after surgery and i tell my patients that you may take several weeks to physically and psychologically recover. It may be too early to check your tsh. They may be lagging behind your true thyroid hormone levels. You should be rechecked after 4-5 weeks after surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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