A 45-year-old member asked:

Why do i feel shaky and lightheaded in the late afternoon even if i snack?

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Dr. Mason Gasper
Neurology 23 years experience
Stress, thyroid : Of course there are many possible explanations for these symptoms that require complete medical evaluation. In a healthy person look for metabolic causes of these symptoms, especially factors that inhibit normal thyroid hormone function. These factors can include low blood sugar (which refer to with snacking). Stress can inhibit thyroid and enhance cortisol use which can lead to these symptoms
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