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What is the quantitative relationship between free T4 and TSH?

I am looking for quantitative data regarding the relationship between free T4 levels and TSH levels in normal thyroid function and treated hypothyroid. The feedback loop means that if all is ...
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How much Japanase dashi kombu seaweed broth can be consumed daily while not overdosing with iodine and keeping thyroid healthy?

I have already asked the question on Quora in the past, yet I have not received satisfactory answers. See the link here. I'd like to consume miso soup often, however, the dashi for the soup (Japanese ...
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How low can you go?

If the thyroid gland just completely stopped working and it went untreated, how long would it take for your thyroid hormones to get to dangerously low levels? At what point does Myxedema Coma occur?
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Knowing the root cause of one's hypothyroidism? How to know if it's Hashimotos Disease?

Ever since I was a teenager, I've been treated for hypothyrodism (underactive thyrodid). However, I don't recall the official diagnosis process and am not sure if it was ever conducted. My grandmother,...
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Low protein intake role in thyroid disorders

What is the role of low protein intake in the development of thyroid disorders? Can solely lack of protein in diet be a cause of thyroid disorders?
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Hashimoto thyroiditis leading to severe psychological problems and behavior changes?

Can Hashimoto thyroiditis lead to psychological problems and severe behavioral changes? Do existing psychological problems (anxiety, depression, etc.) 'compound' when layered with Hashimoto ...
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What to eat to maintain regular thyroid activity?

My friend has hypothyroidism and I have had hyperthyroidism in the past. What foods can people eat or avoid to assist in regulating our thyroids? I remember something about Iodine, perhaps? Please ...
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Routine exams in patients with hypothyroidism

In people with hypothyroidism that is being treated with thyroid hormones and that are not showing symptoms or hypothyroidism, how often should these tests be performed: TSH blood test T4 blood test ...