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Treatment For Thyroid Dr Oz
I sweat when im not doing anything. I've got my thyroid checked twice and didn't need any treatment. What could be wrong with me?
Sweating out toxins: Fyi: admittedly, hyperhidrosis can really be a drag. On the other hand, it is better to sweat "too much" than "not enough, " because sweating (because it allows for the excretion of lipophilic, i.e., fat-loving, toxins) is one of the best ways to rid the body of toxins (detoxify). In addition to the skin, other organs of excretion include the gastrointestinal system, the kidneys, and the lungs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Christine northrup mentions that women in perimenopause benefit from thyroid treatment regardless of test results, why do others disagree?
Need real evidence: Dr. Northrup, like dr. Oz, and others, tend to stay in the public eye because of media, sensationalism, self promotion. Some of the things they promote are good and based on sound scientific evidence, many things however, have no scientific proof. There are no legitimate studies that demonstrate a benefit to taking thyroid hormone in people who have no thyroid problem. Any med has side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends upon the particularly thyroid problem. Discuss w/your doctor. ...Read more
I am a 44yr women & have been diagnosed with a under active thyroid. What is the best diet treatment ?
Avoid goitrogens ;: The main treatment is taking thyroid hormone (ideally natural thyroid- see http://bit.Ly/1ccxy0r but avoiding certain foods called goitrogens that inhibit thyroid function may help- see http://bit.Ly/1g0c8vw taking kelp or other sources of iodine many help, as well as avoiding Fluoride ; bromine- see http://bit.Ly/1ddkbiq i advise eating primarily organic foods- see http://bit.Ly/19xax7e. ...Read more
I took the i-131 treatment for my thyroid march 27 how long should I wait to start back on my thyroid med i had my thyroid removed
Studies : Studies show that after i131 treatment it is best to restart your thyroid hormone, if you stopped it, right away. And you will feel more and more awful from hypothyroidism the longer you stay off thyroid hormone. It actually seems to help the i131 work better by starting back right away, even the same day after you get the radio-iodide treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me why after radiation treatment for an over active thyroid the meds still don't work well and can't be regulated?
I have hyper thyroid . My weight is 42 kgs and I am 26 years old. I used to take neomercazole but my weight didn't increase.Plz suggest treatment?
See Dr. first, then:: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more
Cause?: The cause is important to know because it is necessary to have a diagnosis before considering treatment options. Some causes of thyroid enlargement include: under or over active thyroid gland, multinodular goiter, lymphoma, thyroid cancer, etc. Each of these diagnoses may cause thyroid enlargement, but whether or not to treat, and how to treat depends on the cause. ...Read more
Treat the condition: The thyroid gland is a hormone producing gland that is very active (hyper) or underactive (hypo). If hyper this may require suppression with radioactivty. If hypo this may require thyroid medication. If not controlled and a goiter develops or a mass, this may require surgery. ...Read more
It is with pill only: Radioactive pill contains i-131 isotope containing radioactive iodine. Iodine is only needed by thyroid gland no other organs uses iodine.So once you swallow i-131 pill radioactive isotope labelled iodine absorbed from stomach and intestine and from blood it is trapped by thyroid gland to its maximum capacity and res is excreted by kidney into urine., and that is reason pt. Has to flush toilet ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Why are you taking thyroid? If it is for hypothyroidism ask your doctor the cause of the hypothyroidism. Most are permanent and you need to take thyroid replacement as levothyroxine forever. Occasionally hypothyroidism is transient, as following pregnancy or after an inflammation in the thyroid. See a thyroidologist if you are not sure what you have. ...Read more