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can low thyroid cause seizures

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience in Neurology
Typically not: Low thyroid typically causes one to slow down, gain weight, have memory problems, and a number of other symptoms... But not typically seizures.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience in Neurology
Thy: Rare for seizures to be associated with low thyroid function. Usually in severe high function or inflammation of brain associated with it. Extreme fat ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience in Endocrinology
A whole lot: The pituitary gland secrets many different hormones that affect the adrenal glands, thyroid gland, ovaries/testes, milk production in the breast, grow ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
28 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
pituitary , thyroid: Thyroid gland is controlled by hormone from the pituitary gland. Abnormalities in pituitary gand cause multiple hormonal problems that may be life thr ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin ORourke
9 years experience in Clinical Psychology
EEG : Whatever the cause of seizures, the primary test used to measure them is eeg. An eeg consists of attaching leads to various areas of your head to mea ... Read More
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Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Wow- a lot!: This can either be as simple as muscular if you have had any changes in excercise or even trauma (fall, seizure). Or it can be neurological, neuropath ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
See doctor: Calcium deficiency can do this. Take high calcium diet & 1000 mg of tablet may need magnesium also.Nuts are high in magnesium. Check Vitamin D ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience in Radiology
Thyroid gland: Makes thyroid hormone which helps regulate metabolism. Patients with low thyroid hormones tend to feel cold, gain weight, are tired, may be constipate ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. TAPAN CHAUDHURI
54 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Yes, siezure happen: Symptoms of hypoparathyroidism are mainly due to low calcium in the blood - cramps, abnormal sensation, twitching, spasm of the hand, and seizure. Whe ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need more info: Multiple endocrine deficiencies could have caused syncope and seizure. With two glads to be under-active, it is imperative that a pituitary lesion be ... Read More

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