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Thyroid Problems Underweight
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
Can Vyvanse affect my thyroid? Have history of being mild hypothyroid (though underweight) and not sure if my taking Vyvanse will make this worse
I am 25, weigh 45 kgs, 166cms tall. Abnormal underweight. I eat healthy. No thyroid or liver probs. Wat would yo suggest i add in my diet to gain wgt?
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more
Easily get cold. It's 63 and my hands and feet are freezing. Hemoglobin =15 . Thyroid TSH 0.848 (which i was told is normal) causes? Not underweight
Raynaud's: There is a condition called raynaud's phenomenon, and it refers to a reduction of blood flow in the fingers and toes when the capillaries to those areas constrict. Usually that occurs in response to a cold stimulus, but can also be provoked by other factors. Raynaud's can occur by itself, or in conjunction with a connective tissue disease like rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. ...Read more
In addition...: Other than functional problems, the thyroid gland can enlarge (a goiter) or form benign or malignant masses without having any impairment in function. In those cases, you can be asymptomatic other than feeling like something is stuck in your throat, throat tightness, or difficulty with swallowing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends: It depends on what kind of thyroid problem you have. Too much or too little thyroid hormone can make people feel badly, and affect their work, relationships, and happiness. Nodules can grow and cause trouble swallowing, finding a comfortable position to sleep, or cause hoarseness. Cancerous nodules can grow and spread to other body parts. All of these are very treatable get checked! ...Read more
Under or over active: Hypothyroidism or underactive thyroid may present with loss of energy, fatigue, sluggishness, poor memory, weight gain, constipation, cold intolerance, doughy skin, etc. Hyperthyroidims or overactive thyroid may present with palpitations, racing pulse, tremors, anxiety, sweats, insomnia, weight loss, bulging eyes, heat intolerance, etc. Go see your family physician for simple blood test (tsh). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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