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Atrium Thyroid Tissue
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
I had atrial fibrillation 4months ago dr found my thyroid levels were high am on flecainide 100mg thyroid level ok do I still need med. ?
Maybe not: We try to identify a reversible precipitating cause for atrial fibrillation, so that fixing that cause may result in elimination of atrial fib. In your case, hyperthyroidism may be a precipitating cause, and once the thyroid fn. Has normalized, you may be watched off flecainide, to see if you have a recurrence. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had being diagnose atrial fibrillation arrhythmia but also some test thyroides 8.0 is this can be the cause or is something else?
Not simultaneously: Hi. Yes, you can, but not simultaneously. For example, treatment of Graves' disease often renders the patients hypothyroid. Hypothyroidism can sequentially follow hyperthyroidism. Same for a self limited process called a subacute thyroiditis - hyperthyroidism followed by hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism can be over treated causing hyperthyroidism. Hyper and hypo cannot be present at the same time. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism...: Hypothyroidism is easier to correct. In hypothyroidism, supplemental thyroid hormone can be taken to reach an adequate normal level. Hyperthyroid states are usually more difficult to control. Depending on the hyperthyroid illness, radioactive iodine, surgery, or anti-thyroid medications may be used. Often hypothyroidism results after treating hyperthyroid patients, but is easy to deal with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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