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With our thyroid treatment service, you can meet with a top online doctor, get diagnosed and receive the treatment you need. Our doctors can refer you for lab testing, diagnose your condition and prescribe the appropriate treatment plan.
Thyroid disease can mean a number of different things, but the two most common types of thyroid disease are hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
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Some hypothyroidism symptoms may include: Fatigue, increased sensitivity to cold, constipation, dry skin, weight gain, puffy face, hoarseness, muscle weakness.
Some symptoms of hyperthyroidism include: Tachycardia – heart rate faster than 100 beats per minute, palpitations – pounding heartbeat, arrhythmia – irregular heartbeat, unintentional weight loss, anxiety, nervousness, or irritability.
Thyroid conditions are easily treated with prescription medications. The best treatment for you will vary depending on your thyroid condition, general health, and other factors such as age. Most people with thyroid disorders take a daily pill and are able to go about their lives normally.
There are some natural remedies that can improve thyroid function when combined with prescription medication. Diet changes are the primary way to naturally heal your thyroid. Eat foods high in vitamin A such as carrots and eggs, increase your iodine intake by eating seafoods such as kelp and nori, up your zinc and protein intake by eating more beef, chicken, nuts and eggs. PlushCare recommends meeting with a doctor to discuss the role of both natural remedies and prescription medications in your thyroid treatment plan.
Yes, hyper and hypothyroidism are both highly treatable conditions. Once diagnosed you will work with your doctor to create a treatment plan that may include natural remedies and prescription medications. With treatment, most people are able to lead happy and healthy lives.
If you have not been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder yet, you will need to undergo some simple thyroid tests. An online doctor can write you a referral for these tests and refer you to your closest lab, during your online consultation. Thyroid testing is usually just a simple blood test. Your results will be sent back to your online doctor who will reach out to you and go over your results. After diagnosing your condition, you will work with the doctor to create a comprehensive treatment plan. PlushCare doctors commonly prescribe Synthroid and Levothyroxine for thyroid treatment.
Yes. PlushCare’s board certified physicians are able to refill all prescriptions that are not classified as controlled substances, including common thyroid medications. In fact, many PlushCare patients use our digital services exclusively for prescription refills.
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