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Miscarriage 1 year ago, was few wks along. Hair loss last few months, still now. Can it be related? Thyroid, hormones, vitamin levels all normal

Miscarriage 1 year ago, was few wks along. Hair loss last few months, still now. Can it be related? Thyroid, hormones, vitamin levels all normal

Not likely : Hair loss does occur temporarily after being pregnant. This typically occurs in the first few months and resolved by 6 to 9 months. It is called telogen effluvium. Since it has been one year it is not likely to be related to your current problem ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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Do thyroid hormones and testosterone have any correlation?

Do thyroid hormones and testosterone have any correlation?

Testosterone thyroid: Testosterone is produced by testicles which function independant of thuroid status due to alteration in binding hormones T4 levels are elevated in hyperthyroid in hypothyroid T4 levels can affect gonadal status esp sperm counts. ...Read more

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Do thyroid hormones have anything to do with digestive enzymes ?

Do thyroid hormones have anything to do with digestive enzymes ?

No: Thyroid hormones do not directly effect your GI tract however motility issues (irregular bowels, diarrhea, constipation are symptoms of overactive and underactive thyroid function. Hope this answer helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Thyroid hormones imbalance could be a risk factor for coronary disease?

Thyroid hormones imbalance could be a risk factor for coronary disease?

Yes.: Hi. Hypothyroidism & hyperthyroidism both present risks to the heart. Untreated overt hypothyroidism raises LDL (the "bad" cholesterol). No one leaves it untreated, of course, but high LDL promotes atherosclerosis. Hyperthyroidism places increased metabolic demands on the heart and increases myocardial oxygen demand; if oxygen demand outstrips oxygen supply, angina or MI can occur. Also risk A fib ...Read more

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Could being given unnecessary thyroid hormones cause autonomic nervous system dysfunction? Or similar symptoms?

Could being given unnecessary thyroid hormones cause autonomic nervous system dysfunction? Or similar symptoms?

Unnecessary: Are you certain that your thyroid hormones are unnecessary? If so, please check one more time with your doctor to confirm that your thyroid is OK. If so, regarding autonomic nervous system dysfunction I strongly recommend you make an appointment to see a Psychologist. More often than not the Psychologist can help you control your concerns. Occasionally the Psychologist will refer you to Neurology. ...Read more

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I have Hashimtos, thyroid hormones @ normal levels right now, antibodies @ 197. I feel awful all the time, is there a medication to alleviate symptoms?

I have Hashimtos, thyroid hormones @ normal levels right now, antibodies @ 197. I feel awful all the time, is there a medication to alleviate symptoms?

Seek reason: Look for another cause. A few percent of Hashimoto folks get an encephalopathy that may be overlooked; this is independent of the thyroid hormone levels. Or you may have pernicious anemia or addisonism that can rush with Hashimoto's. Get with a subspecialist if required. ...Read more

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What are the kinds of thyroid hormones they check?

What are the kinds of thyroid hormones they check?

Thyroid: It depends who "they" are. Most primary care doctors only check thyroid function - t4, freet4, tsh. Endocrinologists would also likely check antibodies against thyroid -- tpo, thyroglobulin antibody, TSH receptor antibody or tsi. ...Read more

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Is there a serious problem if I need thyroid hormones?

Is there a serious problem if I need thyroid hormones?

Thyroid: Probably not; however, you should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are normal levels of thyroid hormones ?

See below: The website given below provides useful information. Please note that all lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and your doctor is usually the person with most information to do that. http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/services/tests/labtests/thyroid.aspx. ...Read more

Dr. David Sneid
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Thyroid Hormones (Definition)

Thyroid hormones are the hormones produced by the thyroid gland in the front of a person's neck. The hormones travel through the blood to all parts of the body, and control or increase the metabolism in various parts of the body. Too much thyroid hormone is hyperthyroidism, and ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more