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Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
Thyroid hormone: The most common cause of hypothyroidism is autoimmune related destruction of the thyroid. Once your thyroid is destroyed, it can not come back to function. However, you do not need a thyroid to feel perfectly normal, as long as you take the correct dose of thyroid hormone to keep your TSH in the normal range. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Amenorrhea + hypothyroid. Reverse fsh/lh withdraw bleed from provera but re says nxt step dye test? Can u not just manipulate a mature follicle + ovu
Need to ovulate 1st: Sounds like your condition is a little more involved than typical, but you need to be certain that your thyroid tests are normal. You also need to make sure that you are ovulating on Clomid or another medicine before you have the dye test. You can try a few months of the clomidt before you do the dye test. ...Read more
Reverse T3 dominance. Should i be concerned? I am hypothyroid. According to my numbers , my reverse T3 is high.
May take weeks: If hypothyroidism is the cause of your constipation, it may take weeks to improve based on the nature of treatment, though it also depends on how hypothyroid you are and some other things like your age and overall health and diet. While waiting for your thyroid function to improve, talk to your doctor about using a stool softener. ...Read more
Does free t3 include rt3 in the result?
Ft3 was 6 which was almost top of range(6.8)but still hypothyroid symptoms. Tsh 2.71
Reverse T3 dominance???
Big spectrum: Thyroid hormones are some of the most important hormones in the body. People with low thyroid cane experience symptoms of: fatigue, sensitive to cold, dry skin, constipation, hoarse voice, weight gain, high cholesterol, muscle ache/weakness, joint pain, heavy periods, brittle nails/hair, depression... In severe cases, especially in the older population, hypothyroidism can lead to a coma/death. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inadequate hormones: The thyroid creates a hormone that regulates metabolism in the body. It works on a number of different organ systems, and is essential to proper body function. If the thyroid stops producing the hormone, you become hypothyroid. This can happen by antibody destruction, direct destruction of the thyroid gland, removal (tumor), or interruption of the stimulating signal from the brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to have hypothyroid and after taking meds for it then it can be corrected and no meds needed after that? Or life long meds?
The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more
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