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How do complementary doctors treat congenital hypothyroidism?
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Dr. Howard Gollup
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree
In brief: Thyroid hormone
The treatment for congenital hypothyroidism is to replace the missing hormone, thyroxine, and monitor the treatment.
I would hope all health providers would treat it the same way! it's a very natural treatment (it's replacing the same missing hormone the body is not making) and usually all that is necessary.

In brief: Thyroid hormone
The treatment for congenital hypothyroidism is to replace the missing hormone, thyroxine, and monitor the treatment.
I would hope all health providers would treat it the same way! it's a very natural treatment (it's replacing the same missing hormone the body is not making) and usually all that is necessary.
Dr. Howard Gollup
Dr. Howard Gollup
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Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Western doctors would prescribe thyroid hormone replacement and monitor the treatment with periodic blood test to make sure the level of the hormone is just right. I hope complementary doctors would give thyroid containing remedies, and also monitor the blood to make sure that it is right, but I don't know that
3 doctors agree
In brief: Don't take chances!
Complimentary medicine does not have proven methods to treat conditions like congenital hypothyroidism.
Don't take a chance-untreated congenital hypothyroidim leads to mental retardation, more properly known as intellectual deficit. Early identification and prompt treatment help these children live normal lives. See a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy for proper management today.

In brief: Don't take chances!
Complimentary medicine does not have proven methods to treat conditions like congenital hypothyroidism.
Don't take a chance-untreated congenital hypothyroidim leads to mental retardation, more properly known as intellectual deficit. Early identification and prompt treatment help these children live normal lives. See a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy for proper management today.
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: They CAN NOT
The only therapy for this condition is replacement by thyroid hormone.
There is no other therapy!

In brief: They CAN NOT
The only therapy for this condition is replacement by thyroid hormone.
There is no other therapy!
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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