Exogenous toxicants cause cellular toxicity. It causes damage to the cells resulting in cell death and organ dysfunction. Cellular toxicity is measured by seeing cell viability using vital dyes and protease biomarkers (used to measure the relative numbers of live and dead cells in the same cell population).
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Does drinking alcohol affect hypothyroidism?
Query: Hi doctor, I noticed that, after drinking alcohol, I feel exhausted and weak, after a week. I also have pain behind my eyes and a constant headache. I am curious if it is related to the thyroid or something else. Does alcohol affect patients with hypothyroidism? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. Yes, alcohol does affect people who have hypothyroidism. It affects the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis and causes suppression of the thyroid gland in a normal individual. But in those who already have a hypo-functioning thyroid gland, th... Read Full »