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Analogy Heart Is To Cardiologist As Thyroid Gland Is To
Tsh 0.313 told I have hyperthyroidism, enlarged thyroid gland. Losing weight, heart palp, & trouble sleeping. What are my chances of Graves' disease.
Hyperthyroidism: There are several causes of hyperthyroidism, the most common of which are Graves disease and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Given the secondary impacts on other organs, the diagnosis needs to be clarified and determined as early as possible so treatment can begin. Both of these causes could be associated with the symptoms you describe. Get your further testing done and get treatment going. ...Read more
It is an endocrine gland which produces thyroxin hormone which controls the metabolism in every cell in the body.It produces 80 to 90%t4 and 10 to 20 %t3. These control rate of metabolism and affect the growth and rate of functions of many cells in the body it is ...Read more
Was told by my doctor have an overactive thyroid do I need to mention this to the cardiologist at hospital had heart attack 3 years ago don't smoke?
Would low ferritin but hemoglobin of 9.3 cause higher resting heart rate? Cardiologist said hearts ok. Slightly hypothyroid. Have thyroid antibodies.
Cardiologist says heart is fine because of ekg/holter/echo/thyroid/adrenal good. Constant tachycardia/pacs/palps though. Ef 50%. Possible error?
Very doubtful: It is extremely doubtful that you have a heart problem with all of that testing coming out normal. To be honest, it is much more likely to be related to stress/anxiety in your life, or possibly due to less than optimal lifestyle behaviors (diet, caffeine, exercise frequency, etc). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inotropic state: The inotropic state of the heart, or squeezing function may be worked up by (1) echocardiography or ultrasound of the heart, (2) stress echocardiography, which measures the inotropic state of the heart with exercise, (3 radionuclide angiography which measures the inotropic state, or (4) cardiac catheterization, which measures the hemodynamic state, which equates to the inotropic state. ...Read more
Full evaluation: Cardiologists do what other doctors do: start with taking a history, doing a physical exam - followed by an ekg, chest x-ray, and often an echocardiogram. Some people need additional testing such as a stress test, ct, MRI or angiogram, depending on the problem. Blood work ; prolonged arrhythmia monitoring sometimes is necessary too. There's no single test or simple way to determine heart health. ...Read more