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can thyroid problems cause sleep issues?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Yes: If you're hypothyroid (underactive) you may well be tired all the time because you will feel like you're "out of gas". If you are hyperthyroid, you may suffer from insomnia which will also make you feel tired. Additionally, being on "overdrive" all the time with an over active thyroid will also leave you feeling tired.
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics 9 years experience
Sleep: Hyperthyroidism can cause insomnia and hypothyroidism can lead to fatigue.

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