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What to do if I have hashimoto disease. any one else with it and what do you do for it?

What to do if I have hashimoto disease. any one else with it and what do you do for it?

Common : Hi. Yeah, you...and about 18 million other Americans! Hashimoto's is very common. One of the most common endocrine diseases after diabetes. You treat thyroid hormone deficiency with thyroid hormone replacement. It's cheap, easy, and works perfectly! To your health! ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

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


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I have hashimoto disease and I am pregnant do I need medication?

I have hashimoto disease and I am pregnant do I need medication?

Check thyroid: Make sure your thyroid function does not become abnormal (blood tests) and if you feel unusually tired or cold, be sure to tell your gyn. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to take a small dosage of mdma if i have hashimoto disease .

No.: MDMA is ecstasy, it is never safe to take ecstasy even if you're healthy. Your dealer has no conscience, you cannot trust what else is in it. It's unsafe for people with no medical problems and even riskier with people with medical problems. "Just say no" is not an old wives' tale or a myth. It is excellent accurate advice. ...Read more

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I have hashimoto disease, been taking syntroid 50 mg every morn. What happens if i forget to take it for few days?

I have hashimoto disease, been taking syntroid 50 mg every morn. What happens if i forget to take it for few days?

Not a whole lot.: Synthroid (thyroxine) has a long half-life so that short breaks in medication will not lower your levels a whole lot. However, if you keep missing doses your thyroid hormone levels will be too low and you will have symptoms of hypothyroidism such as fatigue and weight gain. ...Read more

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Is chronic thyroiditis considered hashimoto disease?

Is chronic thyroiditis considered hashimoto disease?

Maybe: Hashimoto's is a form of chronic thyroiditis, but not all thyroiditis is hashimoto's. ...Read more

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When should u get tested for hashimoto disease?

When should u get tested for hashimoto disease?

Family history: If tou have family history of hashimoto. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have hashimoto disease. Any one else with it and what do you do for it?

What do you suggest if I have hashimoto disease. Any one else with it and what do you do for it?

20 million: Hi. Yep, you're not alone. About 20 million Americans have Hashimoto's. Are you hypothyroid (sometimes it's diagnosed before it causes hypothyroidism) yet? If so, take your thyroid hormone. Hash. has no effect on life or longevity as long as you take your thyroid medicine and your TSH and free T4 are in a good range. Ask Louie Gohmert...he LOVES science!!! JK! There are intelligent people in TX ...Read more

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Gastroparesis related to hashimoto disease?

Gastroparesis related to hashimoto disease?

It may..: Patients with gastroparesis may usually have underlying diabetes. There are other causes for gastroparesis, including a hypoactive thyroid.It turns out that the most common kind of hypothyroidism is hashimoto's disease, which is an autoimmune disease just like some forms of diabetes!your endocrinologist can definitely provide more info about this. Take care! ...Read more

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Can hashimoto disease cause a weakened immune system?

Hasimoto's: Hashimoto's is an autoimmune disease. Your immune system is "attacking" your thyroid. But the disease is not weakening your immune system, per se. ...Read more

Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (Definition)

Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune condition in which the immune system makes antibodies against the thyroid gland. This often produces inflammation, sometimes tenderness, and an overactive gland initially, but eventually the chronic inflammation leads to thyroid failure and the need ...Read more