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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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I'm diagnosed with mild hyperthyroidism, will this affect my voice especially i'm a chorister?

I'm diagnosed with mild hyperthyroidism, will this affect my voice especially i'm a chorister?

It should not,: unless your thyroid gland is extremely enlarged. You should treat your condition if your doctor suggests intervention, because untreated hyperthyroidism can cause all sorts of problems. ...Read more

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Repeat tries at mild exercise triggers almost every symptom of hyperthyroidism but repeat tests show sub-clin hypothyroid. 'See a Dr' has no answer.

Repeat tries at mild exercise triggers almost every symptom of hyperthyroidism but repeat tests show sub-clin hypothyroid.  'See a Dr' has no answer.

Deconditioning: In the absence of a medical condition you should start an aerobic exercise conditioning program at a very low load sustainable for 20-30 mins every other day building to 5 days a week,try walking stationary bicycle.,swimming;you will be pleasantly surprised at how quickly you will build endurance ...Read more

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Is taking vitamin b complex100 advisable for someone who has mild hyperthyroidism?

Is taking vitamin b complex100 advisable for someone who has mild hyperthyroidism?

$ making: One has nothing to do with the other one. Let me know how to make money with vitamin b. It is very popular but only good for manufacturers. Let us find a way to get rich also. ...Read more

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Echo Ejection >55% transmitral pseudonorm. No wall abnorm. No stenosis. Mild mitral annular calc. Nohigh bp. High ASO titre. Poss hyperthyroid. Help!

Echo Ejection >55% transmitral pseudonorm. No wall abnorm. No stenosis. Mild mitral annular calc. Nohigh bp. High ASO titre. Poss hyperthyroid.  Help!

Mitral valve: The test results here do not necessarily lead to any particular conclusion; additional information would be needed to give you advice. Think about a consultation with a cardiologist here on HealthTap or in the office. The ASO is a test indicating a prior Strep infection. While late complications from Strep infections can affect the heart (rheumatic disease), it does not sound like you have that. ...Read more

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I've mild mvp n hyperthyroid. My at rest heartbeat can go up to 98 at times n I feel short of breath. My thyroid is under ctrl. Shd I b concerned?

I've mild mvp n hyperthyroid. My at rest heartbeat can go up to 98 at times n I feel short of breath. My thyroid is under ctrl. Shd I b concerned?

Rapid heart rate: Mild mitral valve prolapse is well known to cause palpitations, but this is not serious, and usually goes away with exercise. Assuming your middle-aged or younger, i suspect the mild shortness of breath you feel is due to deconditioning, or not being used to getting your heart rate up with regular exercise. Best approach to this is to start a walking program at 5-10 minutes and gradually increase. ...Read more

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Thyroid scan/uptake shows mild hyperthyroidism, blood-work shows hypothyroidism. What's up with that?

Thyroid scan/uptake shows mild hyperthyroidism, blood-work shows hypothyroidism. What's up with that?

Labs are right: Thyroid scan/uptake shows how active someone's thyroid is in trapping iodine, but not whether or not their thyroid is able to convert iodide to iodine and make thyroid hormone with it. In this situation, the labs tell the true story - that the thyroid can't make enough thyroid hormone. Uptakes and scans are morehelpful in people with hyperthyroidism, and don't add much info in hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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My thyroid scan/uptake shows mild hyperthyroidism, but blood-work shows hypothyroidism. Does this happen often? What should I do?

My thyroid scan/uptake shows mild hyperthyroidism, but blood-work shows hypothyroidism. Does this happen often? What should I do?

Antibodies: You probably have several types of thyroid antibodies floating around your system. Some cause hyperthyroidism while others may block their effect on the thyroid receptor. Treat your levels- if you're hypo - treat with synthroid (thyroxine). Monitor function and antibody levels over time. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more