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Suffering from arthritis, diabetes and hypertension. Blood test revealing an overactive thyroid. Any supplement for these conditions?

i am 68 eight year old men suffering from arthritis type 2 diabetes hypertension etc. recently it has become known through routine blood test followed by thyroid iodene test that i have got ovrtactive thyroid and i am undergoing tgreatment for that raking medicine prescribed. is there any supplement useful for these conditions
Asked On : Tue, 25 Sep 2012
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I am glad that you are taking care of health really well,as long standing diseases like Diabetes and Hypertension and Arthritis,what you have described it is hyperthyroid state detected by routine investigation or clinical finding?
If it is mild and non malignant it will be controlled by taking antithyroid drugs and keep your diabetes and BP under control.
For over active Throid other treatment option are dose of radio active Iodine and surgery,which will be decided by your treating Physician if you need any.
Diet has little role some times drugs which are used to treat heart condition may cause thyroid abnormality.
Take care
Answered: Tue, 25 Sep 2012
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