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How to lose weight with hypothyroidism endocrinologist advice

How to lose weight with hypothyroidism endocrinologist advice

The first and priority important advice of endocrinologists regarding methods of losing weight in such a disease as hypothyroidism is the statement that no diet is a temporary measure. The diet will help you lose weight and maintain the result only if you perceive it as a constant diet, habit, discipline for yourself and benefit for the body. Of course, it is not always easy to maintain a healthy diet even outside of hypothyroidism, and with such a diagnosis, it…

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Anomalies of the thyroid gland

Anomalies of the thyroid gland

Diseases of the thyroid gland can begin for various reasons. For their etiology, factors such as: congenital anomalies of the thyroid gland, its inflammation in infectious and autoimmune processes, as a complication of surgical treatment and radioactive iodine therapy in diffuse toxic goiter, as well as as a result of a lack of iodine in the environment, are important. Secondary hypothyroidism is a consequence of infectious, tumor or traumatic damage to the hypothalamic-pituitary system. An overdose of mercazolil can cause…

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12 signs of an unhealthy thyroid gland

12 signs of an unhealthy thyroid gland

Disorders in the work of the thyroid gland can unsettle a person’s usual life, regardless of his gender, age and lifestyle. Therefore, it is so important to know the first signs of diseases of the endocrine system. Symptoms that you are used to and ignore can be life-threatening. Thyroid disease can be difficult to recognize The thyroid gland is an organ located on the front of the neck. It looks like a butterfly in shape. The thyroid gland affects the…

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Symptoms of diffuse toxic goiter

Symptoms of diffuse toxic goiter

The disease can occur acutely or with a gradual increase in symptoms. The main signs are an enlarged thyroid gland, eye symptoms (primarily exophthalmos – bulging of the eyes), palpitations. In addition, patients complain of increased mental excitability, causeless anxiety, sleep disturbances, sweating, trembling of the fingers or the whole body, frequent stools, weight loss, muscle weakness.When examining patients, some behavioral features are noted: fussiness with many unnecessary movements, hasty speech, sometimes the patient, without finishing the thought, proceeds to…

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Causes and symptoms of hypothyroidism

Causes and symptoms of hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a painful condition of the body caused by a decrease in the production of thyroid hormones. It is much more common than one might think: 2% of people have severe hypothyroidism, accompanied by numerous symptoms. Another 8% of women and 3% of men are diagnosed with latent hypothyroidism during examination. Also, about 2% of children suffer from this disorder. Causes of hypothyroidism in women and menHypothyroidism is congenital and acquired. The causes of hypothyroidism in women and men…

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Influence of natural factors on the thyroid gland

Influence of natural factors on the thyroid gland

Is the sun friend or foe? The approach of summer always alarms those who know that something is wrong with his thyroid gland. This concern is supported not only by relatives and friends, but also by therapists and even endocrinologists. But what about the reality? Is the sun’s rays harmful to the thyroid gland? I will say the following. In the case of the thyroid gland, all prohibitions to be in a place open to the sun are most often…

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Influence of the thyroid gland on obesity

Influence of the thyroid gland on obesity

Obesity has been widespread throughout the world in recent years, and our country is no exception. The most common cause of obesity is the consumption of excessive amounts of high-calorie foods and a sedentary lifestyle, and failure to lose weight is associated with non-compliance with dietitian recommendations. Sometimes the reasons for gaining excess weight and the inability to get rid of it lie in various diseases, including pathologies of the thyroid gland. If a person with obesity eats rationally, is…

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Symptoms of diffuse toxic goiter

Symptoms of diffuse toxic goiter

The disease can occur acutely or with a gradual increase in symptoms. The main signs are an enlarged thyroid gland, eye symptoms (primarily exophthalmos – bulging of the eyes), palpitations. In addition, patients complain of increased mental excitability, causeless anxiety, sleep disturbances, sweating, trembling of the fingers or the whole body, frequent stools, weight loss, muscle weakness.When examining patients, some behavioral features are noted: fussiness with many unnecessary movements, hasty speech, sometimes the patient, without finishing the thought, proceeds to…

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Nodules in the thyroid gland. Why are they dangerous and how to treat them?

Nodules in the thyroid gland. Why are they dangerous and how to treat them?

The thyroid gland is the largest in the human body. A thyroid nodule is an area of tissue that differs in color or density from the rest of the thyroid tissue, which has clear boundaries. The thyroid gland, the nodes of which are normal, has the shape of a butterfly located on the thyroid cartilage of the larynx. Nodules can appear anywhere in the thyroid gland. Some of them, it is possible to grope, others can form deep in the…

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Why are thyroid hormones tested?

Why are thyroid hormones tested?

The thyroid gland controls the body’s metabolism, from energy production to regulating body temperature. Failure in her work leads to serious health problems. Tells how the tests for thyroid-stimulating hormone in the thyroid hormones and to antibodies to thyroglobulin help find out what is happening with the thyroid gland, and choose the right treatment. When they do itDoctors prescribe tests for hormones of the thyroid gland , to identify violations of its work. The problem may be in an elevated…

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