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Self Help For Hypothyroidism
Classic hypothyroid symptoms, self-treated naturethroid, 2 grain daily, miraculous result. Specialist insisted i reduce to 1.5; bloods ok but tired, weight+ dry skin, constipation, fog, coldness back.
Risky use of thyroid: There is significant risk in self treatment based on symptoms. There are many causes of "fog/coldness". Is it even thyroid? You need blood tests to sort this out. You should not use "pig thyroid extract", but levothyroxine. T4/t3 combinations can make you hyperthyroid easily. Although you may like the "buzz", the cardiac arrhythmias it causes can be deadly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Adrenal issues? Had neck steroid inj & felt like old self. Short lived. Went Hyper to Hypothyroid, sweating, nervous, no energy, nausea, stool dia&con
Incompletely treated: Hi. Your doc adjusts your thyroid dose assuming you're taking it everyday. She/he will adjust it higher until your thyroid function is at goal. If you then start taking it everyday all of a sudden, it could make you hyperthyroid. Try to remember to take it - you might feel better! Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: Basically the same thing hypothyroidism. The simple primary hypothyroidism is failure of the thyroid gland Hashimotos is an autoimmune condition where the thyroid is being attacked by your immune system. Its a more severe condition because it is auto immune but the treatment is almost the same ...Read more
What is the food can I eat for my hypothyroidism ?And what is the food i can't eat for hypothyroidism? Please help me!
My girlfriend has just been told she had hypothyroidism and i'm wondering how i can help her and how it can possibly be treated.
Hypothyroidism: Is very easy to treat with brand name T4 replacement until the blood levels are normalized. Then it's just like there was no thyroid problem. She should discuss it with her doctor and make sure she's properly treated. ...Read more
What's your question: I'm not sure how to help since you have not asked a question! but i can give general advice- many doctors treat hypothyroidism inadequately. Ask your doctor to check free t3. If not in the upper half of the normal range then liothyronine should be added to thyroxine, or change to armour or naturethroid. See http://www.Stopthethyroidmadness.Com/ for more info &/or http://www.Thyroidbook.Com/. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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