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Mesa, AZ
A 38-year-old male asked about a 71-year-old female:

Can hypothyroidism cause migraines?

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Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Probably not: I can't think of any relationship between the two.

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A member asked:

What causes migraines?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Blood flow changes?: The actual cause of migraine headaches is not known. The vascular theory says that changes in the size of blood vessels leading to the brain causes changes in blood flow, with increased flow causing pain. The neurovascular theory says changes in brain signals and brain activity cause blood vessels to change sizes, resulting in pain from increases in blood flow. Additional theories also exist.
Twin Falls, ID
A 17-year-old female asked:

What causes hypothyroidism?

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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Hypothyriodism: The thyroid either quits functioning or decreases functioning many times for unknown reasons. If someone receives treatment for hyperthyroidism they often become hypothyroid.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What can cause hypothyroidism?

1 doctor answer8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Melissa Young
Endocrinology 10 years experience
Autoimmune, surgery: The most common cause is autoimmune thyroid disease, that is, the body makes antibodies against the thyroid. Thyroid surgery can cause it too. So can radiation therapy to the neck. Meds like amiodarone and some chemo can, too.

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