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Vegetables And Fruits For Hypothyroidism
The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more
Have hypothyroidism would it be beneficial for me if i start a extractor diet that consists of lots of fruits & veggies? Would it help me lose weight?
Gorarcinia cambogia is a fruit that works for weight loss. Also in a supplement, is this ok to take if I have hyperparathyroidism and hypothyroid?
It should not: Interfere with either of those conditions. Have serious doubts about the claims of its potential for weight loss too! ...Read more
Any intuitive books on what to eat and what not to eat if you have hypothyroidism? I've heard certain vegetables are not good to eat, why is that?
No problem: I am not aware of any food restrictions for people with hypothyroidism under treatment. People with untreated autoimmune thyroid disease should avoid excess iodine in their diet. Once you are on thyroid hormone replacement, you just want to make sure you take the medication on an empty stomach and wait at least 40 min before eating. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism is on the rise because of companies putting brominated vegetable oil in soft drinks isn't it?
No: There is no such association. Do you believe the world is flat as well? You need some hobbies to take you away from the internet. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and take thyroxine , is it ok for me to eat cruciferous vegetables and soya products?
Yes, however...: Eating large amounts of cruciferous vegetables & soy can suppress thyroid function, but it is not clear how much and moderate consumption, esp. If these are cooked, should not have much of an effect. If you eat very large amounts of these then monitor levels of thyroid hormone to see if you need to take more thyroxine. See www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=george&dbid=47. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet's not the key: Being hypothyroid is difficult enough without subscientific / pop diet recommendations. You can basically eat what you please (healthy choices, of course, and limit your calories as you may tend to overeat / get fat.) but you must take your thyroid replacement medicine or your life will be ruined. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Numerous: Abnormal thyroid functioning may adversely affect a person's mood. It can also cause weight gain, hair loss, dry skin, fatigue, as well as other problems. Hypothyroidism can be caused by the thyroid gland itself and can also be caused by certain medications, like lithium. If a person's pituitary gland is not functioning properly, that may cause hypothyroidism. There are thyroid replacement drugs. ...Read more
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