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Would you have Psoriasis when you have Hypothyroidism?

Summary: Psoriasis is found among people with Hypothyroidism, especially people who are female, 50-59 old, also have High blood pressure, and take medication Humira.

We study 152 people who have Psoriasis and Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Armour Thyroid. (latest reports from 49,460 Hypothyroidism patients)

Psoriasis

Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin) has been reported by people with psoriatic arthropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 68,508 Psoriasis patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 152 people who have hypothyroidism and Psoriasis are studied.

Trend of Psoriasis in hypothyroidism reports

Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Psoriasis * :

FemaleMale
Psoriasis82.58%17.42%

Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Psoriasis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Psoriasis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.74%8.15%10.37%34.07%46.67%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Psoriasis0.00%37.50%37.50%25.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (48 people, 31.58%)
  2. Psoriatic arthropathy (44 people, 28.95%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (26 people, 17.11%)
  4. Depression (23 people, 15.13%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (22 people, 14.47%)
  6. Pain (19 people, 12.50%)
  7. Vitamin supplementation (18 people, 11.84%)
  8. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (16 people, 10.53%)
  9. Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 9.21%)
  10. Anxiety (13 people, 8.55%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Humira (96 people, 63.16%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (60 people, 39.47%)
  3. Synthroid (52 people, 34.21%)
  4. Aspirin (19 people, 12.50%)
  5. Vitamin d (17 people, 11.18%)
  6. Lisinopril (15 people, 9.87%)
  7. Methotrexate (13 people, 8.55%)
  8. Simvastatin (13 people, 8.55%)
  9. Hydrochlorothiazide (12 people, 7.89%)
  10. Glipizide (10 people, 6.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    Finally, a few years ago, I went to see an integrative medicine doctor. After years of being in the darkness, I am finally living again. My IM doctor put me on natural supplements, a natural thyroid replacement, and, most importantly, tested me for food allergies/sensitivities. My test results yielded that I could not tolerate wheat, gluten, yeast, and dairy. I took these results seriously and I completely eliminated these things from my diet. After two weeks of adhering to my new diet, I already felt better. In fact, I felt so much better, that, one evening, I decided not to take my Ambien. I have not taken it or any sleep or anxiety medicine since. My doctor was as surprised as I was and did not really anticipate that the diet alone would cure my insomnia. In fact, he had told me that, since I had been taking sleeping meds for so long, eliminating them completely would be a long process that we would have to work through together. Nearly all of the symptoms I listed have disappeared. I continue to take my natural thyroid replacement and the supplements my doctor suggested. I have the occasional migraine and a few patches of psoriasis -- but nothing like the severity I had before. I am 47 now and I am on a journey of healthy transformation. I eat healthy foods, exercise regularly, and truly feel healthy, younger, and physically stronger than I have in 15 and maybe 20 years. Jokingly, my husband used to refer to me as "fragile." Well, not anymore. In fact, he has told me that my body seems like a completely different one. He has had a front-row seat to my transformation and he is as much "in awe" of the changes in me as I am in myself.

    Ten years ago, I was not optimist about my future. Today, I am full of hope, wonder, energy, and excitement. I believe we have the ability to heal ourselves, but we must be diligent in our pursuit of knowledge, persistent and strong in our will to make lifestyle changes, and patient that results will come as long as we are doing all the right things. By the way, giving up foods I had eaten my entire life was not difficult at all once I did it long enough to realize the tremendous benefits of not eating them.

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Comments from related studies:

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  • Hypothyrodism caused dry skin. Initially my lower lip split and wouldn't heal. I now have a patch of skin that carries the same symptoms and looks like psoriasis. This has happened since taking Levothyroxine and lasted for 5 years.

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