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Doctor insights on: Thyroid Disease Can Cause Fatty Liver

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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My hair has been falling out for 3 months. I found out I have fatty liver from obesity so I have lost 50 lbs. My thyroid is fine. When will this stop?

My hair has been falling out for 3 months. I found out I have fatty liver from obesity so I have lost 50 lbs. My thyroid is fine. When will this stop?

Telogen Effluvium: Telogen effluvium is a form of nonscarring alopecia characterized by diffuse hair shedding, often with an acute onset. A chronic form with a more insidious onset and a longer duration also exists.Telogen effluvium is a reactive process caused by a metabolic or hormonal stress or by medications. Generally, recovery is spontaneous and occurs within 6 months. ...Read more

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What I should do I have hapetitis c fatty liver thyroid and iodine radiation done?

What I should do I have hapetitis c fatty liver thyroid and  iodine radiation done?

Fatty liver hepC: Thyroid if treated with rai can be easily stabilized and kept normal with some attention hep c will need to be treated if causing aggressive inflammatory changes in liver fatty liver is due to bad diet rich in calories though some medicines can be used best is to loose weight exercise and decrease or no alcohol monitor lft regular higher chance of cirrohosis and hepatic tumour in future. ...Read more

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I have hepc fatty liver thyroid osteoporosis should I take vitamins and calcium?

Discuss with your Dr: Calcium can help improve bone density but it can interfere with absorption of thyroid hormone if you are hypothyroid. Studies in the past few yrs showed some adverse affects of ca supplement like calcification in the heart with ? Of possible cause of heart disease so better to get calcium in diet, 3 servings of dairy daily. ...Read more

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I have non-alcoholic fatty liver and need to have my Thyroid Removed. Should I be taking Armour or Synthroid (thyroxine)?

I have non-alcoholic fatty liver and need to have my Thyroid Removed. Should I be taking Armour or Synthroid (thyroxine)?

Synthroid (thyroxine): You should take Synthroid (thyroxine) because it has been more thuroughly tested to deliver the specified amount of medication and most doctors know how to dose Synthroid (thyroxine) and not Armour. ...Read more

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I have high iron 327 fatty liver hepatitis C genotype 1 thyroid osteoporosis my liver is working fine what food I should avoid?

I have high iron 327 fatty liver hepatitis C genotype 1 thyroid osteoporosis  my liver is working fine what food I should avoid?

Healthjy diet will h: Fatty liver usually occurs when you are overweight. So you need to eat healthy and lose some weight(also begin daily exercise). You should adopt reduced fats in your diet and reduce refined carbohydrates like sugar and starches. Avoid animal fats and switch to a plant based, low caloric diet with ample portions of veggies and fruits in your diet. ...Read more

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I have hepatitis C genotype 1 osteoporosis thyroid high iron fatty liver can I take reclast (zoledronic acid) infusion?

I have hepatitis C genotype 1 osteoporosis thyroid high iron fatty liver can I take reclast (zoledronic acid) infusion?

You can: To my knowledge, there is no reports of injury to liver with this medication. Chronic liver disease, especially cirrhosis can cause osteoporosis, so it should be treated. I would also recommend to see specialist to treat your hepatitis c , since there are new medications, hopefully get approved end of this year. These are highly effective (>90% cure rate). ...Read more

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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Fatty Liver (Definition)

Some fat in the liver is normal. But if fat makes up more than 5%-10% of the weight of your liver, you may have alcoholic or nonalcoholic liver disease. In some cases, these diseases can ...Read more