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Can hypothyroidism cause muscle twitching ?

Can hypothyroidism cause muscle twitching ?

Possibly: There are many symptoms from head to toe that may occur with hypothyroidism. You should get tested with your doctor to see if medical treatment is needed to support healthy thyroid function. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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How do I stop muscle twitching with hypothyroidism?

How do I stop muscle twitching with hypothyroidism?

Hypothyroid Symptoms: The best way to control symptoms related to hypothyroidism, which may include muscle twitching, is to work with your endocrinologist to reach normal thyroid levels. If thyroid hormone levels normal (best measured via TSH test), then symptoms should improve. ...Read more

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Mild pain on side of neck, head, eye twitching, its on and off and feel it in my shoulder.My other muscles were randomly twitching to.I have hypothyroid.

Mild pain on side of neck, head, eye twitching, its on and off and feel it in my shoulder.My other muscles were randomly twitching to.I have hypothyroid.

Best to see doctor: The upper cervical nerves form the stellate ganglion which can go rostrad to the head for innervation. The lower ones do control the neck and shoulder muscles. It is difficult to just say that the problem is that. It is best to have it evaluated especially in view of the eye twitching. ...Read more

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What causes leg cramps?They're brief but they hurt.No twitching, happens at research.I do have sciatica and hypothyroid. Is it related to either?

What causes leg cramps?They're brief but they hurt.No twitching, happens at research.I do have sciatica and hypothyroid. Is it related to either?

Yes: Could be either. Could also be muscle tightness and electrolyte imbalances as well. Suggest seeing your doctor to determine which it is. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism, but still don't seem to feel normal on thyroid meds also I have all the symptoms for hypoparathyroidism twitch lips and eye ect?

I have hypothyroidism, but still don't seem to feel normal on thyroid meds also I have all the symptoms for hypoparathyroidism twitch lips and eye ect?

Symptoms and disease: Hi. There is no symptom specific for a disease, and no disease specific to a symptom. Are tour thyroid tests normal on your thyroid hormone replacement dose? If so (and if they've been stable for a few months), your symptoms are due to something else, even though the same symptoms may be seen in untreated hypothyroidism. Make sure your labs are normal and take your thyroid hormone as directed. ...Read more

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I have been having muscle fasciculations for about two months what could be causing it. I was recently diagnosed with hypothyroid?

I have been having muscle fasciculations for about two months what could be causing it. I was recently diagnosed with hypothyroid?

Hypothyroid muscle: Changes can occur in muscle with hypothyroidism, often weakness, and fasiculations are possible. Once your blood levels of T4 are normal, this should go away. There are lots of other causes, and often this is a benign phenomena. ...Read more

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Hi.. Why always I have severe bodyache , muscles pain and all my bone fekt painful? I am history of hypothyroidism on tab. Thiroxine 125 u/l

Body aches: I assume you have checked your thyroid level recently? And it has been good? Thyroid problems can occur with rheumatic diseases, you may need to see a rheumatologist for your aches and pains. ...Read more

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What is the adequate amount of magnesium does a 38yr old female with hypothyroidism need to help with muscle pain?

See details: First of all, have your magnesium blood level checked. If it is normal as i suspect, supplemental magnesium is not needed and a low magnesium is not the cause of the pain. Hypothyroidism can cause muscle pain so make sure your thyroid tests are normal. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more