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What Are Some Signs Of Thyroid Disease And Dangers Of Not Treating
Many: There are many different kinds of "thyroid disease". If you think you have one find a thyroidologist through the american thyroid association or ask your doctor to see you to determine if you need tests. ...Read more
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
I have showed some signs of thyroid disease like being always tired, and I've showed some symptoms that come and go ?
Hi, my TSH levels are 1.3 my Doc says this is normal , they wont do FT3 and FT4. I am showing all signs of thyroid disease, it runs in family too.
Thyroid disease: Left untreated both hyperthyroidism (over active) and hypothyroidism (under active) can have severe consequences. Testing for thyroid disease is straight forward and simple. If you are concerned that you may have thyroid disease you should see your Health Care Provider. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dangerous: Do not stop thyroid replacement unless advised by a doctor, it can be life threatening. Please get to doctor for thyroid levels to be checked urgently! ...Read more
Caffeine: This question is more relevant to individuals with the diagnosis of hyperthyroidism. As you may already know, many of theses so called "diet" supplements contain caffeine or caffeine like ingredients that tend to raise heart rate. Those who have hyperthyroidism, especially if not treated or under treated, can be at risk of cardiac arrhythmias/fainting spells if large amount of caffeine ingested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had thyroid issues in the past and am having clinical signs again. My dr recommended checking bloodwork but she only checked my TSH (it's normal). Is this the normal/best way to monitor for thyroid disease?
Many types.: Thyroid disease is a nonspecific term which indicates there is an abnormality of thyroid function. These include excess secretion of thyroid hormones, decreased secretion, nodules including cancer, and inflammation. A variety of tests help determine the specific type of disease. ...Read more
Various: Types and causes of thyroid disease, some are a genetic cause or predisposition, others are induced by the environment such as viruses, some are immune based and many we don't know the true cause(s). There are disorders of function (high or low) and also of structure. Many run in families. There are too many different thyroid diseases to explain in 400 characters. See your doctor for more info. ...Read more
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