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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jahangir Ahdoot
39 years experience Sleep Medicine
Might: Yes possible , if for any reason compromise the cerebral circulation by pressing the carotids.

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Neurology evaluation: It is unclear whether this is a innerair problem or a neurological problem. You need to see a neurologist to get this clarified
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Bleeding, anemia: Fibroids, also called leiomyomas are benign uterine tumors (not cysts) that can cause pain and heavy bleeding with your periods. If they are causing v ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not usually: But why not replenish this vital vitamin, as it is critical in numerous immunological and hormonal bodily functions, and deficiencies have been associ ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: These are symptoms consistent with hypothyroidism although other non-thyroid conditions can also cause the same things. Get a blood draw to tease it o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Likely not: Dry eyes can cause drying of the cornea. Balance is mediated by the inner ear and cerebellum...
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Likely not: Tinnitus and dizziness may have more to do with what is going on in your inner ear, particularly when it is only in one side. Please see your doctor.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jackie Lam
16 years experience Family Medicine
Vertigo: Benign vertigo is the most common cause of sudden dizziness associated with nausea and gait imbalance. Other common causes include dehydration, infect ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It can, but rarely: Luckily, hypothyroidism is easily treated with the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement. Check w/your doctor.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Both need sugar: Both muscles and the brain need sugar to work well.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Yes: Especially hypothyroidism, like hashimoto's thyroiditis, resulting in many problems, but headaches are often seen.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
21 years experience Dentistry
TMJ balance: Tmj could definitely cause balance problems (inner ear inflammation), I have two patients now that have that problem and one fells better after adjust ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: An overactive thyroid can cause dizziness by causing the heart to race. An underactive thyroid may cause dizziness by causing the heart to run too slo ... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not likely: But possible. Why do you ask? Thyroid disorders, generally hypothyroidism at age 68, can cause fatigue, lethargy, weight gain and a feeling of bein ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, causes of Fibro: The causes of memory loss and fibrofog are as yet undetermined; however, a number of factors could be at the root of these cognitive impairments. It i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
Dr. Ira Katz answered
23 years experience Endocrinology
Possible: It is uncommon in young pts for hypothyroidism to cause heart probs, but it def can cause cardiac issues. It cause a slow heart beat, which usually re ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely, but: There is no way over the internet to do diagnoses. Check w/your doctor. It should be easy to test for and resolve your questions.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience Pediatrics
Thyroid: Thyroid disorders are usually autoimmune on nature. Some GI issues are as well. These include gastritis, colitis, and celiac disease. Many can be scre ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
High thyroid can: Excess thyroid hormone, or hyperthyroidism can lead to many body changes, including increased metabolism/heat production, tremors, fast heart rate and ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Increased: intracranial pressure can be one of several causes of your symptoms. An increase in pressure of the fluid that surrounds the brain and optic nerve ca ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dhrupad Joshi
6 years experience Neurology
Unlikely : Unlikely that cyst causing this. Most you would have abd pain of its big enough.
A female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
44 years experience Endocrinology
Not likely: B"sd In severe hyperthyroidism corticosteroids like prednisone may be given with one reason being to decrease the conversion of thyroxine (T4) to i ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Andrade
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Consult your doctor.: Stress and anxiety can impact your body's functioning in various ways. It is possible that the difficulty you are experiencing is related to stress le ... Read More
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