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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Can i take a sinus pill before i take my thyroid medication . Because my sinus is acting up ?

Can i take a sinus pill before i take my thyroid medication . Because my sinus is acting up ?

Most Likely Yes: All of the sinus medications warn against use in the setting of thyroid disease. However, if your thyroid disease is well controlled on your current levothyroxine dose and you have no other reasons not to take the sinus medications you should be fine. I would recommend taking the lowest effective dose of the sinus medication and if possible separating the physical time of taking the medications. ...Read more

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I'm having neck pain..Could my thyroids be acting up?

I'm having neck pain..Could my thyroids be acting up?

Neck pain: Neck pain is usuaully structural and can be treated conservatively with ice and heat and otc meds. If pain persists see you dr. ...Read more

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Can my thyroid gland be acting up do to pain on the left side of my neck?

Can my thyroid gland be acting up do to pain on the left side of my neck?

May be: The question is not very clear. If you have pain in one side of the neck, it not likely to be due to thyroid gland. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I am on lithium for ptsd but my thyroid has been acting up since i started, is there an alternative?

I am on lithium for ptsd but my thyroid has been acting up since i started, is there an alternative?

Many options: I have seen a number of ptsd patients who are being treated with lithium through the va. There are many other medication options available for the treatment of ptsd to include selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors & other mood stabilizers if needed. Your prescribing provider can present you with other psychotropic medications options. ...Read more

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I am having underactive thyroid function & I am on thyroxine medication but I am struggling to lose weight. Is there any fast acting detox program?

Consider T3, (liothyronine) No but: Many people find that thyroxine does not adequately treat their hypothyroidism and benefit from t3 (liothyronine) or natural thyroid- see http://bit.Ly/15k26u8 ; http://abt.Cm/18gpb3a it is impossible to clear years of toxin accumulation overnite- it's a long process. For great info on a detox program see http://www.Healthy.Net/scr/article.Aspx?Id=1558 it's best to lose slow ; steady- see http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of thyroidism?

What are the symptoms of thyroidism?

2 different ways: Hypothyroid includes weight gain, slower mental processes, fatigue, constipation, reduced menstruation... Hyperthyroid includes weight loss, shakiness, elevated blood pressure, rapid heart rate, feeling hot.... See your doctor or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for thyroidism?

What are the symptoms for thyroidism?

Fatige/dry skin/cons: The following symptoms fatigue dry skin constipation unexplained weight gain depression slow heart rate thinning hair heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods muscle weakness hoarseness puffy face constipation thinning hair increase sensitivity to cold impaired memory elevated blood cholesterol level muscle ache and joint pains syptoms get worse if not treated with thyroid hormone. ...Read more