When is a thyroid too low?

Answer On One Hand: Physical Signs May Show ConditionPhysical signs can clue a doctor into the presence of hypothyroidism (low thyroid). These include feeling that the thyroid is smaller than usual (altho... Read More »

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Could I still have a thyroid problem if the thyroid levels are normal?

On One Hand: Thyroid Tests Are Not SubjectiveThyroid problems are a common issue among many people, especially as they age. A doctor who suspects thyroid problems will typically order a simple bloo... Read More »

For those who are taking thyroid medication for an underactive thyroid what strength of medication are you on?

I'm om Armour thyroid and take 180 mg's. I've been on this dose for 4 years now. You'll get on the correct dose quicker if you always test first thing in the morning. Your med is in mcg's, so you... Read More »

What happens when your thyroid is low?

A person with an underactive thyroid is referred to as having hypothyroidism---a condition that, if left untreated, can result in a number of serious health problems. Fortunately, hypothyroidism ha... Read More »

Should I have my thyroid out?

When you have thyroid removal, (operation/radiation) you have no thyroid gland. And you must have some thyroid hormone secreted to maintain proper health. So Doctors do a blood test after surgery/r... Read More »