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Primary Effect Of Thyroxine On The Body
Please define: Hi. There are thyroid nodules and lymph nodes, but not "thyroid nodes". However, removal of neither thyroid nodules nor lymph nodes will affect the function of the brain. Frankly that's kind of an off the wall question. Is there something particular you're thinking of? Good luck! ...Read more
Does the amout of each dose of ritalin (methylphenidate) depend on the severity of add or on the body and its metabolism and weight ?
We dose to effect: We adjust the dose until it works. If we push to the point where we feel it's too high and the side effects are to much then we will stop to try another agent. Generally we push it until it has the desired effect. Best wishes. ...Read more
Root cause of all ev: Cause of all cardiac illness.Get a more detailed answer ›
Controversial: My conclusion is that such a diet is likely to be less fattening, but more likely to result in more heart disease and hardening of arteries. The healthiest diet is one that limits whites like sugar, flour, rice, and pasta, includes unlimited vegetables, a lot of fruits and beans, some nuts and whole grains, 3 xs a week wild salmon, and uses almond milk; limits dairy, meats, and lots of oils. ...Read more
Does the metabolism depend only on the thyroid ? If yes what's exactly the effect of the sport on the metabolism ?
Other factors too: While the thyroid controls the general level of metabolism, other factors also have a rôle. the adrenal glands are important, and their hormonal production increases with exercise. There are a number of reviews online about the relationship of sports to metabolism. Webmd.com is a good place to start. ...Read more
None: Although you might be hypothyroid. Discuss at a visit with your primary care doctor. S/he will review other symptoms in detail. ...Read more
Weight Loss: Hypermetabolism, or increased metabolic rate, means you are burning more calories than you are taking in. This may be due to exercise, hyperthyroidism, cancer, serious injury, infection, stress, taking amphetamines or hormonal problems. Ultimately, the result is weight loss and if the weight loss is prolonged, it is called cachexia, the extreme emaciation of people who are near death. ...Read more
Negative feedback: The pituitary gland secretes many hormones and releasing factors, including growth hormone. Taking human growth hormone means that your internal servo control mechanism will be shut off. The pituitary cells will react as if they have made enough hormone, and so stop secreting. This may obligate you to continue replacement therapy, unless you already have a deficiency of growth hormone. ...Read more
Hyperthyroidism: Makes everything in your body work faster and harder. Therefore, it affects every chemical process, every organ, every function in your body. It needs to be treated properly to avoid any long term damage. ...Read more
No effect: Low radiation dose thyroid uptake test with radio tracer i123 or i131. Thyroid gland picks up the iodine tracer. I-123 has a shorter half life than i-131 (13 hrs vs. 8.1 days), so use of i-123 exposes the body to less radiation. Thyroid gland function not affected by scan. Should not have test if pregnant or breast feeding. Tests are for thyroid function determining hypo vs hyperthyroidism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably none: Guarana is a brazilian plant that is rich in caffeine and marketed for this. You want to be sure you know who's producing it. "holistic" medicines are often not what's on the label, and the weird politics allows this; quack "herbal medicines" are in some areas the leading cause of liver necrosis. ...Read more
What area of the brain has the greatest effect on visceral functions (e.g. heart rate and hormone production)?
Hormones: Please go online to Yahoo Images or something similar and look for images of the Pituitary Gland. There is usually a small comment with the images. Fell free to contact me again if there are things on the web you don't fully understand. You can of course also discuss these items with your doctor. ...Read more
Androgens: I presume you are a man. Androgens should only be prescribed if your testosterone is low. Before prescribing your doctor will also order a set of labs that could also be abnormal with a low testosterone. If all your exams and labs are normal DO NOT TAKE any androgens. Yes you will feel great and stronger but the long term effects won't be pleasant. ...Read more
Many effects: Marijuana distorts perceptions, impairs coordination, thinking, problem solving, learning, and memory. Can trigger acute psychotic reaction along with onset or relapse of schizophrenia in vulnerable individuals. Increases heart rate a lot; one source showed smokers almost 5 times as likely to have heart attack in 1st hour. Mj irritates lungs & has more carcinogens than regular cigarettes. & more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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