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What Disease Of The Thyroid Gland Produces Excessive Amounts Of Thyroxine
Thyroid gland is also known as Thyroid. It is an endocrine gland which produces thyroxin hormone which controls the metabolism in every cell in the body.It produces 80 to 90%t4 and 10 to 20 %t3. These control rate of metabolism and affect the growth and rate of functions of many cells in the body it is ...Read more
Answer: As long as the level of circulating thyroid remains normal , athletic function should be ok. ...Read more
My thyroid gland was removed ~9 years ago. I'm on 100mcg thyroxine/day. I've recently started to go to the gym. Do I need to alter my thyroud intake?
No...: The med alteration will depend on your TSH value.... ...Read more
No removal of thyroid gland suggested by my doc except 1tab thyroxine .5mg daily. Which z giving me side effects now after taking 4 a year
I'm 20wk preg. Having cold nodules on thyroid gland. Will go for biopsy. On thyroxine tablets. No swelling. Is it cancerous and hope baby is fine. ?
Nodule: Baby is fine as long as the thyroid level is normal. Nodules are common and even when it's a "cold" nodule the risk of cancer is still small as well over 80% of them are still benign. I wouldn't worry much about it. I would systematically work it up and see what happens. Good luck. ...Read more
Can thyroid gland recover its normal function, if the gland totally lost its function, what dosage of Synthroid should be taken ?
Check TSH: Your thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level needs to be checked first, and accordingly start on a reasonable dosage of thyroid supplement ( synthroid), then needs close follow up to titrate your dosage. Once a reasonable and stable dosage is found, you still will need to monitor the level every 6 months. ...Read more
BP 130/80 in dr office. Pulse 70 bpm. Lost 13 pounds, exercising never had BP issues in past. No thyroid gland take Synthroid 100 mcgs. BP ok?
Is it ok to take multi vitamin with 150 mcgs. iodine? I don't have thyroid gland removed 2002 I take Synthroid daily. Any concerns about iodine?
Excess iodine will: stimulate the thyroid gland to work harder. if you have not had total ablation, and assuming you have some residual however small synthetic activity in the glands, you will notice an increase in thyroid function with your Synthroid, perhaps mild hyperthyroid symptoms as well. Please talk with your endocrinologist prior to taking supplements like these. ...Read more
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