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Apathy (Definition)

Apathy is a symptom in which a person lacks any desire to do things. Such a person may have little or no desire to get out of bed, clean the house, visit other people, go to work, ...Read more


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I'm weakness and apathy. I have no anemia, thyroid problem even my appetite is good but I'm full weakness and apathy I need your advice please?

I'm weakness and apathy. I have no anemia, thyroid problem even my appetite is good but I'm full weakness and apathy I need your advice please?

See your doctor : You may be experiencing depression. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms and consider a trial of an antidepressant. If medical causes of your symptoms have been ruled out, then this would be the next step. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have a slight bulge in the throat, mild depression, lethargy, thyroid tests normal, what is the reason?

I have a slight bulge in the throat, mild depression, lethargy, thyroid tests normal, what is the reason?

Check the tests: I would make sure that all thyroid tests are done: tsh, free t4, free t3, (liothyronine) reverse t3, (liothyronine) thyroid antibodies, and anti-thyroglobulin antibodies. A thyroid ultrasound should also be considered. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thyroidism?

What are the symptoms of thyroidism?

2 different ways: Hypothyroid includes weight gain, slower mental processes, fatigue, constipation, reduced menstruation... Hyperthyroid includes weight loss, shakiness, elevated blood pressure, rapid heart rate, feeling hot.... See your doctor or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for thyroidism?

What are the symptoms for thyroidism?

Fatige/dry skin/cons: The following symptoms fatigue dry skin constipation unexplained weight gain depression slow heart rate thinning hair heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods muscle weakness hoarseness puffy face constipation thinning hair increase sensitivity to cold impaired memory elevated blood cholesterol level muscle ache and joint pains syptoms get worse if not treated with thyroid hormone. ...Read more

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How to treat hypo thyroidism permanently?

How to treat hypo thyroidism permanently?

Synthroid (thyroxine): The only way to handle hypothyroidism is to take synthroid (thyroxine) for life, which is a synthetic version the hormone that you are deficient in. ...Read more

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Taking collagen but have a hypo thyroidism is it ok?

Taking collagen but have a hypo thyroidism is it ok?

Yes: collagen supplement is not a contraindicated with hypothyroidism. The question why are you taking collagen supplement . collagen is provided amply in the diet if you eat animal protein. ...Read more

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Is there a kind of hyper thyroidism that resolves without treatment ?

Is there a kind of hyper thyroidism that resolves without treatment ?

Yes: Dequervain's thyroiditis can make you hyperthyroid for a few days or weeks then self-cure. Another cause is eating beef into which the animal's thyroid was accidentaly placed by the butcher. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have thyroidism?

How do I know if I have thyroidism?

TFT's: Thyroid disorders are usually diagnosed via blood test and clinical symptoms. Thyroid function tests include measuring blood levels of TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) and thyroid hormone levels (t3 (liothyronine) and t4). ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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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


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Lethargy (Definition)

Lack of energy, ...Read more