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Hi what is the best foods & vitamins is can use and have to help with underactive thyroid?

Hi what is the best foods & vitamins is can use and have to help with underactive thyroid?

Hypothyroid: Besides the simple replacing of the thyroid with a daily medication there is no food or vitamins to make your thyroid function work. Please take the medication your physician prescribes for this. ...Read more

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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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Are there any good diet pills which people with an underactive thyroid can take?

Are there any good diet pills which people with an underactive thyroid can take?

Diet pills: If your thyroid is truly underactive then your dr. Will probably recommend thyroid replacement and that may help with your weight. I have had little to no success with other diet pills and recommend lifestyle changes instead with exercise and dietary changes. Good luck with your weight loss. ...Read more

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What is the best form of taking B12 supplement cyanocobalamin or methylcobalamin that you recommend to your patients and why. Thanks.

What is the best form of taking B12 supplement  cyanocobalamin or  methylcobalamin that  you recommend to your patients and why. Thanks.

See below: Best efficacy and assurance of bodily incorporation occurs when injected once monthly. Some pts do well with sublingual prep, and some even absorb oral meds. Would urge you make certain that you do indeed suffer a vitamin b-12 deficiency prior to getting an aggressive solution. ...Read more

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What are some of the medicines used to take care of adrenal gland?

What are some of the medicines used to take care of adrenal gland?

Several: There is cortisone and aldosterone replacement for deficiencies, plus several medications to suppress excess hormone secretion if present. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best multi vitamin to take if you have no thyroid gland?

Need advice on what is the the best multi vitamin to take if you have no thyroid gland?

Thyroid out: The same kind that you take if you hae a thyroid. Please have your thyroid testing and balance the tests with thyroid hormone. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take thyroid hormones and bisphosphonates? (timing?)

What is the best way to take thyroid hormones and bisphosphonates? (timing?)

First thing in AM: Thyroid hormone needs to be taken away from other medications or supplements, at least 30 minutes before breakfast. Biphosphonates, once a week or once a month has to be taken in the morning. Avoid eating, or lying down for 30 minutes after. Drink a full glass of plain water along with the pill. ...Read more

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What are the supportive medicines that I can get with Dianabol in order to reduce estrogen level and protect the liver?

What are the supportive medicines that I can get with Dianabol in order to reduce estrogen level and protect the liver?

Anabolic steroid: Dianabol is a brand of Methandrostenolone (http://www.rateadrug.com/Methandrostenolone-information.aspx) which is banned by FDA for use in States which is a moot point since you're in Sri Lanka. Aromatase inhibitors are used to reduce estrogen levels but there is nothing to "protect" the liver. Bottom line, you need to discuss your concerns & needs w/your Family Doc in your country. ...Read more

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What is the best form of magnesium to take if you are magnesium deficient ? And the name of the product

What is the best form of magnesium to take if you are magnesium deficient ? And the name of the product

Mag ox or mag chlor: Magnesium oxide or magnesium chloride are good magnesium supplements--- eg mag ox, slow mag, or mag64 are all reasonbly priced magnesium supplements in the proper form. ...Read more

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Which vitamins should be concentrating on to help boost thyroid?

Which vitamins should be concentrating on to help boost thyroid?

None: There are no vitamins that will boost your thyroid, but luckily the thyroid doesn't generally need a boost. If your thyroid is deficient, which can be easily checked by your doctor, take brand name T4 replacement to bring your levels up to normal. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Which foods are best to take with a multivitamin with iron?

Which foods are best to take with a multivitamin with iron?

No limits, really: All foods can be taken with multivitamins. But unless you have a proven iron or specific vitamin deficiency, you will get the same benefits from eating a balanced food diet and skipping the multivitamin with iron. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take collagen and the recommended dosage? Can patients with sulfur allergies take collagen?

What is the best way to take collagen and the recommended dosage?  Can patients with sulfur allergies take collagen?

Collagen: What would you want to take collagen for? Any collagen that you eat will be digested by the stomach and intestines into its constituent amino acids so it can be absorbed. Collagen can be injected to fill wrinkles and fine lines on the face, but the commercial sources of collagen have stopped manufacturing it for these purposes. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take vitamins, such as vitamin B12 and biotin?

When is the best time to take vitamins, such as vitamin B12 and biotin?

As : As a general rule of thumb, it is better to take vitamins with a meal. This allows for better absorption. However this is not an absolute. In addition, remember to check with your doctor before taking any vitamins, minerals, or supplements in order to ensure that it won't interfere with any possible medications you are taking. ...Read more

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If you have liver problems what are the best vitamins to take and is salmon oil supplement good for the liver?

If you have liver problems what are the best vitamins to take and is salmon oil supplement good for the liver?

Be specific: You failed to share with us the most important information. What specifically is causing your liver to be sick? Based upon your information then valid medical information can be shared with you. ...Read more

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What is the best supplement to cover adrenal and thyroid support?

What is the best supplement to cover adrenal and thyroid support?

No supplements: You do not need supplements to support normal glands. Eat a healthy diet, exercise, and let your glands respond normally to the stresses of life. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to lose weight with an underactive thyroid?

What are the best ways to lose weight with an underactive thyroid?

Hypothyroidism: First, your hypothyroidism must be treated. Then change your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. Continue to monitor your tsh, t3, (liothyronine) and T4 levels as well. ...Read more

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Do you need to be diagnosed with anxiety in order to take magnesium pills or any sort of pills that are natural from a health store? For anxiety ?

Do you need to be diagnosed with anxiety in order to take magnesium pills or any sort of pills that are natural from a health store? For anxiety ?

Anxiety diagnosis: You do not have to have a diagnosis of anxiety or anything else to take magnesium or other essential nutrients. Do a lot of reading on taking good care of yourself. Study up on healthy life styles and good nutrition. ...Read more

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What is the best vitamin and/or mineral one can take to help with anxiety? I take magnesium, but what are some other good ones to try?

There's a better way: Sure, a lot of health food and supplement places will tout the effect of various herbal preparations, but the best way to treat anxiety without a prescription is with a counselor who knows how to do cognitive behavioral therapy. Also look at things like how much caffeine you drink, how many hours you sleep and so on. ...Read more

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