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How would i get help for hypothyroidism?

How would i get help for hypothyroidism?

Med tx: Start with your family doctor. He or she may treat you or may refer you to an endocrinologist. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more


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Please help! what happens if i don't take my hypothyroidism meds on a regular basis?

Please help! what happens if i don't take my hypothyroidism meds on a regular basis?

Incompletely treated: Hi. Your doc adjusts your thyroid dose assuming you're taking it everyday. She/he will adjust it higher until your thyroid function is at goal. If you then start taking it everyday all of a sudden, it could make you hyperthyroid. Try to remember to take it - you might feel better! Good luck! ...Read more

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Help! need to know if there's a difference between hypothyroid and hashimotos disease?

Help! need to know if there's a difference between hypothyroid and hashimotos disease?

Yes: Basically the same thing hypothyroidism. The simple primary hypothyroidism is failure of the thyroid gland Hashimotos is an autoimmune condition where the thyroid is being attacked by your immune system. Its a more severe condition because it is auto immune but the treatment is almost the same ...Read more

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My girlfriend has just been told she had hypothyroidism and i'm wondering how i can help her and how it can possibly be treated.

My girlfriend has just been told she had hypothyroidism and i'm wondering how i can help her and how it can possibly be treated.

Hypothyroidism: Is very easy to treat with brand name T4 replacement until the blood levels are normalized. Then it's just like there was no thyroid problem. She should discuss it with her doctor and make sure she's properly treated. ...Read more

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Im a patient of hypothyroidism.. Please help me!

Im a patient of hypothyroidism.. Please help me!

What's your question: I'm not sure how to help since you have not asked a question! but i can give general advice- many doctors treat hypothyroidism inadequately. Ask your doctor to check free t3. If not in the upper half of the normal range then liothyronine should be added to thyroxine, or change to armour or naturethroid. See http://www.Stopthethyroidmadness.Com/ for more info &/or http://www.Thyroidbook.Com/. ...Read more

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Does glucophage help in weight reduction when hypothyroid?

Does glucophage help in weight reduction when hypothyroid?

Usually not: Glucophage, by reducing Insulin resistance often promotes weight loss, but first the hypothyroidism must be corrected with synthroid treatment. ...Read more

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I 'm 28 yrs old having 4m hypothyroidism using medicines 2 keep control, planning 4 kid soon, worried abt fertility rate.Help me please with instructions?

Stay calm :): Most patients with well controlled thyroid problems do well during pregnancy. Remember to take your medication and you will need to have your thyroid blood tests at least once per trimester . The medications are safe and necessary to take during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Underactive Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more