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How long does trembling hands associated with hyperthyroidism last?

How long does trembling hands associated with hyperthyroidism last?

Tremor & Thyroid: I would imagine that the thyroid levels are within normal and you continue to experience the tremor? Your neurologist can rule out other underlying causes of tremor, including anxiety. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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Does TSH being high mean hypo or hyperthyroid i woke up this morning with my tongue feeling swollen and touching my uvula what could this be?

Does TSH being high mean hypo or hyperthyroid i woke up this morning with my tongue feeling swollen and touching my uvula what could this be?

Usually hypo (low): The regulation of thyroid hormone works by means of "negative feedback loop". When the concentration of thyroid hormones regulating TSH are low the production TSH is high. Your problem goes beyond the realm of dentistry and my recommendation is for you to see your internist for an evaluation to determine possible causes. ...Read more

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Taking super b complex and iron pills is that good for me i'm 20 have hyperthyroidism and GERD been having pale tongue so my grandma put me on them?

Taking super b complex and iron pills is that good for me i'm 20 have hyperthyroidism and GERD been having pale tongue so my grandma put me on them?

B6; B12 good: The b vitamins are great for tongue health. If you have gerd, you may also need Fluoride supplementation, custom Fluoride applicator trays, or even a saliva substitute to help offset the acid in your mouth. See your dentist frequently (probably every three months) while you have this condition. ...Read more

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Can hyperthyroidism cause death?

Can hyperthyroidism cause death?

Rarely: Very rarely hyperthyrodism can turn into a condition call thyroid storm, which can l be life threatening. In addition, long term untreated hyperthyrodism can cause atrial fibrillation, which can predispose t. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism?

What is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism?

Graves' disease: Hi. Graves' disease is the most common. This is followed by subacute thyroiditis, which is followed by "toxic" (misnomer...not poisonous) or "hot" (misnomer...they're body temp) nodule(s). In there, you have to factor iatrogenic...usually thyroid cancer patients we deliberately make biochemically hyperthyroid. But good ol' Graves' is definitely in 1st place! Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a putitiary cyst cause hyperthyroidism?

Can a putitiary cyst cause hyperthyroidism?

Not likely: Hyperthyroidism is almost always caused by the thyroid, usually either graves disease or a toxic multinodular goiter. It is possible for a pituitary tumor to make excessive tsh, which stimulates the thyroid, but this is very rare. Pituitary mris are very sensitive and pick up a lot of small stuff that may not be significant. See your endocrinologist to sort this out. ...Read more

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Is amiodarone cause hypo or hyperthyroidism?

Is amiodarone cause hypo or hyperthyroidism?

Yes.: It can cause both. It can also cause what is called 'sick euthyroid'. Thyroid function tests should be followed regularly in all patients on amiodarone. ...Read more

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How does hyperthyroidism cause exophthalmos?

How does hyperthyroidism cause exophthalmos?

Graves disease: Actually hyperthyroidism does not cause exophthalomos. Graves disease is an autoimmune disease that causes hyperthyroidism, and in some people causes exophthalomos. The eye disease can occur years after the thyroid problem is resolved. There is inflammation in and behind the eyes from the autoimmune process. ...Read more

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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


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Trembling (Definition)

Trembling is shaking or shivering. People may tremble out of fear, ...Read more