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Is there any treatment for bringing my Thyroid back to normal functioning ?

I have been diagnosed with HypoThyroidism and since then taking the medicines prescribed by the doctor for about 1 month. For how long will I have to take the medicines ? Is there any treatment for bringing my Thyroid back to normal functioning and proper secretion of the Thyroid harmones ?
Fri, 17 Jun 2011
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You will have to take it for whole life.  You can also try alternate medicine which will help you regulate your harmones.

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hypothyroidism means that your thyroid gland is not secreting enough of thyroid hormones; so you have to take medications to supplement the same. there various causes for this condition; also do you have any swelling in your neck? if yes, then it has to be investigated ,also you have to undergo 6 monthly blood test for thyroid profile.
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