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I have been taking 175 to 200 mcg every day for more than 30 years. I think you were given accurate information on how to properly take...
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The short answer is yes. It's probably not harmful in the strict sense of the word, but does adversely affect digestion.  I've seen...
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Yes, drinking fluids, especially sugar-sweetened or calorie-containing beverages can cause feelings of fullness resulting in decreased food intake...
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The classic instructions for taking thyroid hormone have always been to take it on an...
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During the meals. This medication should be taken with food in your stomach.
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Please someone tell me if I am wrong, but from everything I hear from doctor's and from reading they are saying the two of them should be given...
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There could be a variety of reasons you don't feel full.  It can be related to the type of food you eat, learned habits and psychological...
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Not as long as you are drinking plenty of water/fluids to go along with them.
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A thyroid scan is an outpatient procedure that is usually done in the nuclear medicine section of a hospital. This is usually part of the radiology...
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It sounds like your diet may be out of balance.  Make sure to include 3-5 food groups with main meals and 2-3 with snacks (lean protein...
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It depends on how much iodine you are taking. If you take a larger than normal amount (the average America takes in iodine everyday through iodized...
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The next step would be to see a gastoenterlogist - someone that can visually inspect your stomach with a fiberoptic scope, or at least run some...
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Eating well-balanced meals will help you stay warmer. Do not drink alcoholic beverages—they cause your body to lose heat more rapidly. Instead, drink...