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What Gland Makes Thyroxin A Hormone Which Controls Metamorphosis
My sebaceous glands are over active. Almost done fighting cold/flu. Could it be immune system reaction, hormones or simply change in weather. Male 42?
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A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
No thyr. gland; Synthroid (thyroxine) was 150 mcg now 1/2 112mcg for 7 days. Woke up went to bathroom HR 102 & only 59 when I went to bed. Too much Synthroid (thyroxine)?or?
GetYour blood tested: Did not understand your question.You have thyroid removed and were taking Synthroid (thyroxine) 150 microgram and dose was reduced to 1/2 tablet of 112 microgram that makes it steep drop from 150 to 56 It can not be too much as it is a very small dose.Get you blood tested foe T3,T4 and TSH done and discuss your problem with your doctor or endocrinologist ...Read more
Sort of: Thyroxine is made by the thyroid gland. Basically, the pituitary gland communicates with the thyroid gland via tsh, and the resulting secretion of normal concentrations of thyroxine in turn keep TSH in the normal range. The pituitary gland, however, secretes many more hormones aside from tsh. ...Read more
Is a natural hormone like "armour" better to use than sythetics like levoxyl (thyroxine) or synthroid?
Can thyroid gland recover its normal function, if the gland totally lost its function, what dosage of Synthroid (thyroxine) 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
Thyroxine is a type: The thyroid gland secretes two types of hormones: thyroxine (t4) and triiodothyronine (t3), but it produces T4 at much higher levels than t3. When treating thyroid hormone deficiency, your physician may prescribe levothyroxine (which is oral tablet of t4), liothyronine (oral formulation of t3), or combinations of such, or even dessicated (dried) pig thyroid as replacement therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Answer: As long as the level of circulating thyroid remains normal , athletic function should be ok. ...Read more
Blood tests are normal but suffering all hypothyroidism symptoms, what is the lowest safest dosage of thyroxine i can take to examine gland response?
My Synthroid (thyroxine) level was too high and i became a bit hyperthyroid. I am nursing, should I be concerned about extra hormone passing to my baby?
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
Been having elevated BP since total thyroidectomy 3 weeks ago. Tsh was 17 and on Synthroid (thyroxine) 125. Will BP fluctuate until hormone levels stable?
BP 130/80 in dr office. Pulse 70 bpm. Lost 13 pounds, exercising never had BP issues in past. No thyroid gland take Synthroid (thyroxine) 100 mcgs. BP ok?
My TSH with Reflex was 0.011 - does this mean I need more Synthroid (thyroxine) or less. I had my gland removed several years ago. I currently take 112 mcg synthr?
Synthroid (thyroxine) dosage: The low TSH usually means that you need less thyroid supplementation. The caveat is that your doctor may be suppressing your TSH with higher synthroid (thyroxine) dosing for other reasons eg if there was worry of thyroid cancer etc. Please check with the prescribing physician. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my thyroid stimulating hormone shows TSH 16 should I increase or decrease the thyroxine dose?
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
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