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Can Hypothyroidism Cause Heavy And Long Periods
Hypothyroid. Levoxythyroxine increased can this cause my period to be shorter w/no clots or flooding? It was 5/7days now its only 2 heavy & 1 spotting
I have hypothyroidism, hashimotos. My recent bloodwork shows I have low iron, high uibc and tibc and heavy periods. What could be the cause?
Heavy periods: Hashimoto is an autoimmune inflammatory process in thyroid gland. It is separate problem to the low iron. If you have low ferritin and high tibc- that means you have iron deficiency. This iron deficiency is likely due to /related to your heavy period. You should take some iron replacement. Heavy periods can be related to your hypothyroidism. See you md and d/w your md more detail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I just found out I have hypothyroidism. My periods have been heavy and cramp filled, could the hypothyroidism be the reason?
Hypothyroid taking synthroid/ multiple vits period. 3 days late followed with lil brown discharge. then 1/2 cup chunky blood &3 days heavy bld?
Hypothyroid +: Please see your doctor as soon as possible so she/he can control your symptoms. ...Read more
I am 6 mos postpartum, just had second period since and it was extremely heavy, I also have hypothyroidism, could this be a sign my levels are off?
When I start treating my mild hypothyroidism with levothyroxine, will my periods get better? I get lots of cramping and they are pretty heavy.
Age:41:hypothyroid:fibroids(2x2 using treanaxamic acid 500:6th hourly:7 to 9 tabs: every period from 3 yrs for heavy flow.Is it ok to use every period?
Is possible to miss period while diagnosed with hypothyroidism? I thought periods were heavier. Should I see a gyn about this? Not pregnant. On pill.
Hypothyroidism : Usually with low thyroid the menstrual cycles are heavier but many times you cannot ovulate with low thyroid and then not have a cycle at all or maybe spotting. The pituitary gland directs both the thyroid and menstrual bleeding so that common pathway way affect your menstrual cycle. ...Read more
Leg weakness, higher ldl(168), hypothyroid. I use treanaxamic acid 500(7tabs) for heavy flow every period(2yrs. Is my legweakness due to use of tablets?
Not likely: With LDL that high are you on a statin? That may be a contributor. Also vascular disease may cause muscle weakness as can uncontrolled hypothyroidism. Other possibilities include but not limited to dehydration, vit deficiency, electrolyte imbalance, nerve or vascular compromise. I would see your physician if persists or worsens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does metformin 500 cause missed periods?Was put on it for pcos but had regular cycles before tht.Was also diagnosed with hypothyroid but under control
No!: I have never seen metformin interrupt menses. However, the underlying metabolic syndrome, causing pcos may have gotten worse. Also, a low thyroid which you had causes excessive periods and bleeding. Correcting this may have given the impression that your menses were normal. Finally, if you are over treated with thyroid-you will be amennorheac. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can stress alone cause hashimoto hypothyroidism? Would periods of high stress cause higher TSH levels even while on levothyroxine?
No: Should see endocrinologist to run s thyroid test ...Read more
Can hypothyroid (TSH = 13.6 & FT4 = 1.1) be the cause of my irregular periods (starts ~3-4 days early most months). Also on BC pills. ?
Yes. : Many women with hypothyroidism will have an irregular cycle. In fact, most women with irregular cycles are screened for hypothyroidism as a potential cause. There could be other causes for an it regular cycle but I would get the hyperthyroidism treated first and see how it does. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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