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Doctor insights on: Wheat Grass Juice For Overactive Thyroid

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What are the benefits and side effects of drinking wheat grass juice?

What are the benefits and side effects of drinking wheat grass juice?

Wheatgrass: Claims about health benefits of wheatgrass include supplemental nutrition to unique curative properties, none have been scientifically proven. Some consumers grow and juice wheatgrass in their homes. It is often available in juice bars, alone or in mixed fruit or vegetable drinks. It is also available in many health food stores as fresh produce, tablets, frozen juice. ...Read more

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


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Could I mix wheat grass powder and spirulina powder together in a juice?

Could I mix wheat grass powder and spirulina powder together in a juice?

Sure: Don't expect any health benefits. If you are interested in the fascinating world of plant-based natural healing, find a holist in your community who can guide you through this area. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you mix spirulina and wheat grass powder?

Can you mix spirulina and wheat grass powder?

Yes: Not only can you mix these but there are many "superfood" powders that have both of these, often combined with other nutrients like chlorella, barley grass, oat grass, fruit and vegetable extracts and herbs.
My personal favorite superfood powders are ORAC Energy Greens from Paradise Herbs and Vitamineral Green from Health Force Nutritionals. ...Read more

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Is wheat grass safe to drink in a powdered form? And is it less nutritional?

Is wheat grass safe to drink in a powdered form? And is it less nutritional?

Cows like it!: But they prefer the natural form. I don't think wheat grass has any "special" nutritional value in any form. It helps the seller much more than the buyer/user. Honest. There are many claims of healthy benefits ranging from heavy metal detoxification to preventing cancer. I think this is just a relatively (bad tasting) harmless form of modern snake oil. Sorry. ...Read more

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Can I take wheat grass while on coumadin (warfarin)?

Can I take wheat grass while on coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes but, it might: Change your inr value. If you have the same amount each day that should help limit the variability. ...Read more

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Why does liquid chlorophyll and wheat grass recommended during IVF cycles?

Why does liquid chlorophyll and wheat grass recommended during IVF cycles?

Alkalinization: Wheat grass will rid your body of an acidic nature and alkalinize body fluids. This makes a less hostile environment for implantation. ...Read more

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In last blood test 127 alkp. All rest ok. Last month I change nutrittion: stops calcium additive +drink wheat grass+a lot of green veg. Can be related?

In last blood test 127 alkp. All rest ok. Last month I change nutrittion: stops calcium additive +drink wheat grass+a lot of green veg. Can be related?

High alk phos: Many older folks have isolated alk phos. If nonfasting this is often of intestinal origin. Or we never find the cause and assume it is subclinical paget's of bone, which usually never becomes a problem. ...Read more

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If I have grass allergy, can I drink smoothies with wheat grass?

If I have grass allergy, can I drink smoothies with wheat grass?

IM PRETTY SURE IT: Should be fine. Only trying it will tell you for sure. ...Read more

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I'm 36y/0, amh=0.4. What is your opinion on coenzymeq10, royal jelly, wheat grass/germ in improving low ovarian reserve? Any other supplement suggest

I'm 36y/0, amh=0.4. What is your opinion on coenzymeq10, royal jelly, wheat grass/germ in improving low ovarian reserve? Any other supplement suggest

No good Data: There is no good data for any of the things you have listed. Unfortunately the science indicates that this is merely advanced ovarian aging with loss of eggs and likely loss of the best eggs first. Our ability to reverse this seems very limited. The standard thought is advanced (ivf) treatment offering best chance for pregnancy. Based on testing you likely have endometriosis and exploring this. ...Read more

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I am allergic to grass pollen as I have hay fever. Is it ok to take wheat grass supplement? It's raw powder.

I am allergic to grass pollen as I have hay fever. Is it ok to take wheat grass supplement? It's raw powder.

Why?: Taking wheat grass supplement will not improve your grass pollen allergies, in fact it may bring on symptoms of allergies - like runny nose, watery eyes, even nausea and vomiting since you are ingesting it. I would not chance it. ...Read more

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What are wheat grass contraindications?

What are wheat grass contraindications?

Not aware of any: When you first start taking wheat grass – take small amounts. Wheat Grass side effects may include: v appetite, constipation & nausea. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of wheat grass?

What are the benefits of wheat grass?

Unknown: There is almost no credible research evidence to support the various health benefits claimed by believers in wheatgrass. Many claims are made, and it is impossible to assess them given our current knowledge. It is generally safe, but some can have nausea, headaches, or hives. Don't use it during pregnancy. It is certainly not a miracle cure for anything. If you decide to take it, use moderation. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a person with an overactive thyroid to gain weight?

Is it possible for a person with an overactive thyroid to gain weight?

Yes: Sometimes appetite is driven beyond metabolic expenditure. Additionally, if you're getting treatment, your thyroid hormone levels decrease so that it is possible to gain back weight you may have lost. With treatment, many become transiently hypothyroid as well. ...Read more

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If the thyroid is not under control, does that mean you have an overactive thyroid?

If the thyroid is not under control, does that mean you have an overactive thyroid?

Hyper- or hypo-: It could be underactive or overactive. There are specific tests that help determine that. Contact your provider if you have concern about your thyroid and he/she will order blood work as indicated. ...Read more

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Hi. Can a overactive thyroid, make your anxiety worse?

Hi. Can a overactive thyroid, make your anxiety worse?

Yes: Yes, that is one of the cardinal symptoms of hyperthyroidism, or an over active thyroid. ...Read more

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How does one get an overactive thyroid? Is it congenital?

Hyperthyroid: Not usually. It's "acquired", by an autoimmune disorder ie graves or hashimotos. These can be genetically based. ...Read more

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Docs! Please give me more information on overactive thyroid symptoms?

Docs! Please give me more information on overactive thyroid symptoms?

Many possible: Weight loss (some people can gain weight), feeling hot, more frequent, looser bowel movements, heart pounding or racing, shakiness, jitters, poor sleep and concentration, irritability, hair loss, lighter or absent periods, double vision, eyes bulging, or eye irritation. See your doctor to get labs checked if you think you have this! ...Read more

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Why can't you have an hysterectomy when you. Ve got an overactive thyroid?

You can: You just need to get the thyroid under control first to be safe for the surgery. Overactive thyroid speeds up your metabolism, putting more stress on your heart and clear drugs quicker. You might have more risks during surgery if you are hyperthyroid. Thus, for non-emergent surgery, it's best to get the thyroid controlled, then go for surgery. ...Read more

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Can an Overactive Thyroid cause emotional spells?

Can an Overactive Thyroid cause emotional spells?

HYPERTHRYOID=Anxiety: Overactive thryoid (hyperthryoidism) can cause all kinds of emotional feelings usually anxiety, insomnia,
and some depression.Some people feel very agitated when thryoid is overactive. You need to see your doctor and obtain meditations to control your thryoid. ...Read more

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What effect does an under/overactive thyroid have in depression?

What effect does an under/overactive thyroid have in depression?

Underactive: Low thyroid is more commonly associated with depression due to the low energy, poor appetite and poor sleep issues. Overactive thyroid is more commonly associated with anxiety. ...Read more

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What can I do to build muscle when I have an overactive thyroid?

What can I do to build muscle when I have an overactive thyroid?

Treat thyroid!: As long as you have high thyroid levels, your body is breaking down tissue, including muscle, faster than you can build it. Depending upon how high the thyroid levels are, exercising may be dangerous. So fix the thyroid, get the thyroid levels normal, then work with weights or other forms of resistance training and make sure you're getting plenty of protein in your diet. ...Read more

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What can I take in the first trimester to control my overactive thyroid?

Propylthiouracil: Hyperthyroidism is an important medical complication to get under control quickly in pregnancy. There are two common medications ptu (propylthiouracil) and methimazole. Methimazole is associated with certain birth defects so pregnant women should be switched or started on ptu. This medication is safe to take whereas untreated hyperthyroidism can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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