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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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What is low borderline thyroid called?

What is low borderline thyroid called?

Hypothyroidism: Different doctors will initiate therapy at different levels of thyroid underactivity. Most endocrinologists treat earlier rather than later. See an endocrinologist is you are not satisfied with your pcp's opinion. ...Read more

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If the thyroid gland is functioning properly, what is that called?

Euthyroid: Euthyroid. Eu- as a prefix generally means "normal". ...Read more

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What's it call when you have the thyroid that makes you lose weight?

What's it call when you have the thyroid that makes you lose weight?

Hyperthyroid: Hyperthyroid can be life threatening. It is not a disease one would choose or want to have. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of overactive thyroid and what is it called?

What are the symptoms of overactive thyroid and what is it called?

Overactive thyroid: It is called hyperthyroidism. Some symptoms are difficulty concentrating, fatigue, large thyroid in neck, frequent bowel movements, increased appetite, heat intolerance, increased sweating, irregular menstrual periods in women, nervousness, restlessness, weight loss, high blood pressure, hair loss, tremors, itching, diarrhea, upset stomach, eyes protruding (exophthalmos). ...Read more

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I have eye disease connected to hyperactive thyroid, what is this called?

I have eye disease connected to hyperactive thyroid, what is this called?

Graves': Exophthalmos. You need a skillful ophthalmologist to handle it. Maggie smith, who played in the harry potter movies, is affected. ...Read more

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Would using the shake mix called Shakeology interfere with my thyroid or thyroid medicine?

Would using the shake mix called Shakeology interfere with my thyroid or thyroid medicine?

Diet supplements: They don't really say what is in it ("proprietary......") but it appears to be all ground up food of some kind. Just take your synthroid (thyroxine) on an empty stomach and you will likely be fine. Do you really need this stuff? ...Read more

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If your taking a thyroid med called levothyroxine and your working out and your taking compound 20. Will it hurt to take it?

If your taking a thyroid med called levothyroxine and your working out and your taking compound 20. Will it hurt to take it?

Why?: If you're taking the correct amount of brand name T4 (have your doctor test you) than why are you taking a supplement that you don't know what's in it, what it is supposed to do, and have no way to monitor if it's doing anything? The supplement has not been tested by any scientific body and cannot help you -- but could be harmful. Why waste your money, and possibly your health? ...Read more

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My endocronologist called and said he needs to put my thyroid meds up more is this why i haven't gotten my period?

My endocronologist called and said he needs to put my thyroid meds up more is this why i haven't gotten my period?

Difficult to say: There can be a number of reasons why a woman may not get her period. Although the thyroid can affect the period pregnancy is a more common reason, meds, stress and other diseases can affect it also. If it has not come in more than 6 wks you should probably be evaluated for different causes. ...Read more