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how does low thyroid function cause insomnia

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Try swiching from Ar: Armour thyroid MAY BE THE REASON YOURE NOT SLEEPING. With triiodothyronine in it. Try simply levothyroxine as in synthroid
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Insomnia: I recommend you try a combination of melatonin 3mg, phosphatidylserine 100 mg, magnesium 200mg, and a hypnosis app on your phone for insomnia. I wish ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Low thyroid Stiffnes: 39 F US asks if low thyroid can cause muscle stiffness. Asks how to deal with it till sees Dr. ANS: Not clear what you are talking about, usually thin ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
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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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
That you have: Hypothyroidism and need to see your doctor for brand name T4 replacement to bring your levels back to normal.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. SREEDHAR POLAVARAPU
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not really: Unless it is part of certain rarely seen syndromes ... Pancreatitis is certainly not a safe condition, with unpredictable outcome [both short and long ... Read More
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Unlikely: Hypothyroidism does not cause pancreatitis. The one way that it can indirectly affect the pancreas is if it causes high triglyceride levels (body met ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience Pediatrics
Hypothyroid: Usually due to an autoimmune disorder called hashimotos disease. Runs in families -- women 7 times more likely than men. Inflammation of the thyroid g ... Read More

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