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if my tsh is low and t4 high, would thus cause difficulty thinking?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Possibly: If your numbers were very skewed you might have trouble thinking. Generally by the time you are having trouble with mentation you are clearly having trouble with temperature, sleep, fatigue, bowel movements and appetite as well. Sometimes elder patients have more mental than physical symptoms.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Having said that, it would have helped had you provided the actual results. Thyroid disease could affect your thinking.

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