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Does iodine deficiency cause insomnia

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Suggest remedy for iodine deficiency

I am a 50 yo male. approx 2 mo ago i had iodine levels taken and were 35. my family physician recommended 12.5 mg potas iodine daily for 1 month. My levels are now 380. whatdo i do? ...
 

Suggest tests to determine iodine deficiency

I need to know if i am iodine deficient. What test can be done to determine this accurately? I am 67 yrs old male. ...
 

Suffering from cold hands/feet. Can a person be iodine deficient without being hypothyroid?

NOT HYPOTHYROID XXXXXXX What else could be the problem. I seriously want a cure. Can a person be iodine deficient ... deficiency . I applied iodine tincture on forearm. It fade less than three hours. But some say its ...
 

What causes salt/iodine craving?

cream, seaweed including kelp, kelp caviar and etc. Could this mean that I m iodine deficient? I do have gotten which is a sign of iodine deficiency , i ve had it for about eight years now, maybe it ll go away ...
 

Can a deficiency in omega-3 fatty acids cause an enlarged goitre?

hi can a deficiency in omega-3 fatty acids cause an enlarged goitre? ( a benign nodule in the thyroid ). how common is omega-3 deficiency in north america? i live in canada. what about iodine ...
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Will heat triggered headache are caused due to potassium or iodine deficiency ?

?) in my early 20 s. Any help? Trying natural like Potassium Iodine tablets, which help occasionally. Potassium deficiency? Iodine deficiency? Looking for a natural and permanent solution. ...
 

Suggest treatment for iodine deficiency in a hypothyroid person

Hi, In 2 years time my TSH went from 1.6 to 3.05, I have almost every symptom of hypothyroid- and an iodine deficiency (yes- I realize it s not common) - I went to an endocrinologist today- she said I don ...
 

Skin allergy, headaches, sleepy always. Diagnosed thyroid iodine deficiency

to thyroid iodine deficiency. I have been taking medicine for quite some time, its an ayurvedic medicine ...
 

Passing light green stools after taking iodine supplements. Is it a cause of concern?

2 weeks ago I started taking an iodine supplement (3mg every other day) as I tested as being iodine deficient. Last few days I noticed I have a bit of diarrhea/loose stools and then I started noticing ...
 

What is the cause of tension in face and legs?

distance. I am generally healthy and exercise often. My doctor thought it could be related to iodine deficiency. I have had several tests but they have been negative, so far. I appreciate your thoughts ...
 

Does Thyroxine cause insomnia?

I had the radioactive iodine treatment since 2007. Till now prescribe with thyroxin at first 50mcg ... suffered from serious insomnia. I wonder this is the side effect of the drug? I do not have any other ...
 

How to stop colloid goiter from growing?

i have been diagonised with colloid goitre after an fnac and the doctor advised goitre grows that the goitre is due to iodine deficiency and there is no treatment but once it grows then a surgery needs ...
 

Do you suggest iodine supplements for hypothyroid patients?

T cells are elevated. I have been raised from 75 to 100mg of levothyrocin. Should I look into an Iodine supplement, I have been hearing alot about Iodine deficiency in thyroid problems. ...
 

Had thyroid issues, slow heart rate, breathing issues. Done echocardiogram. On toprol. Should we go for ultrasound?

23-year old male, possibly with thyroid issue (iodine deficiency?), very slow heart rate (resting ... t he want to know what s causing it before prescribing something? Besides, I m pretty sure I m iodine ...
 

What causes thinning of outer eyebrows and splitting up of nails?

Thyroid catalyst from B12 and Iodine deficiencies ??? as I have not, until now, gotten much of either ...
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Any medicine or treatment for goiter i know its iodine is there iodine pills avialable to get rid from it goiter what r the durgs used for treatment what theydo
NO-NO-NO! Please first confirm the type of goiter! it could be iodine deficiency, cyst, inflammation, pituitary problem or cancer also... contact me with the reports of THYROID PROFILE, USG and FNAC reports! regards,
 
having insomnia for years now
Namasthe Welcome to Healthcare-Magic Greetings of the day Insomnia could be because of many causes, important being stress and anxiety. Try reducing it, yoga and good food will definitely help. It would have been more easier to help you if you could have told your complete history. Regards Take Care
 
if i have a colloid goiter what is the treatment?my thyroid levels are normal but feel like i have hypothyroidisom
Hello, Welcome to HCM. Thyroid hormone replacement therapy is prescribed for iodine deficiency. You may need surgery to remove all or part of the thyroid gland if you have a large goiter that doesn't go away with treatment or that restricts swallowing and breathing. Other are: radioactive iodine, drugs and surgery. Take care...
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