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Dr. Su Fairchild
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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


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Will too little Armour Thyroid cause dizziness?

Will too little Armour Thyroid cause dizziness?

Hypothryroidism: Low thyroid function can cause dizziness, and of course, a variety of additional issues. Easy to check levels with a blood test. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a high thyroid hormone levels be a cause of dizziness like vertigo??

Can a high thyroid hormone levels be a cause of dizziness like vertigo??

Yes: get it under control , high thyroid causes heart to race, sweats , weight loss, high bp , bone loss and more. low thyroid causes weight gain, fatigue, hair loss , high cholest. and more , see an endocrinologist if your dr . doesn't get the tsh under control it takes 6 weeks to adjust the medicine, levothyroxine. ...Read more

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Do thyroid disorders cause daily headaches and dizziness?

Do thyroid disorders cause daily headaches and dizziness?

Not likely: But possible. Why do you ask? Thyroid disorders, generally hypothyroidism at age 68, can cause fatigue, lethargy, weight gain and a feeling of being cold when most are warm. Headache and dizziness would be down the list a ways, but can sometimes be sort of vague symptoms of a bigger problem. If the whole story fits, discuss with your primary care doctor. Simple blood tests will generally tell. ...Read more

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Does Armour Thyroid cause some initial symptoms which subsides later?I'm experiencing a little dizziness and a mild headache.Dosage : 15mg * 2 daily.

Does Armour Thyroid cause some initial symptoms which subsides later?I'm experiencing a little dizziness and a mild headache.Dosage : 15mg * 2 daily.

You will NEVER: Be balanced w/armour thyroid as it's ground up pig and not standardized on the basis of thyroid content. You can't check levels with available tests at the lab. It contains T3 (liothyronine) which can be dangerous. Use only brand name T4 replacement, it's better and safer. ...Read more

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What fluctuates BP been low 91/58 t o normal. 136/59 had thyroid removed to being over after n causing afib have a lil dizziness n a slight headache?

What fluctuates BP been low 91/58 t o normal. 136/59 had thyroid removed to being over after n causing afib have a lil dizziness n a slight headache?

Dizziness: Did the whole thyroid come out? If so get your thyroid level checked. You may not have enough thyroid hormone replacement. Check your heart with an ekg you may still have runs or afib. Tonight check your pulse. Is it regular and the same rate? If so you are not likely in afib, which would make. Your heart beat irregularly irregular. Blood pressure meds can also make you dizzy. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with one 7mm cyst on my right lobe of the thyroid gland and one of 9mm on the left lobe. Can this cause dizziness and choking?

I have been diagnosed with one 7mm cyst on my right lobe of the thyroid gland and one of 9mm on the left lobe.  Can this cause dizziness and choking?

No: Small thyroid nodules and cysts are common in the general population, especially women over age 40. These cysts usually have no clinical significance, and are too small to cause any symptoms. A 9mm cyst is the size of a pea. ...Read more

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Why do I get 2-4 min drops in HR to 60/min during exercise at HR130/m -in past when thyroid or low Fe, both ok now. Not dizzy. 53yo lady, walk daily?

Why do I get  2-4 min drops in HR to 60/min during exercise at HR130/m -in past when thyroid or low Fe, both ok now. Not dizzy. 53yo lady, walk daily?

Possible Heart: Your heart rate should not drop during exercise. This finding is highly suggestive of a lack of oxygen supply to your heart because of a critical blockage of a blood vessel in your heart. You should stop exercise and any activity that puts strain on your heart and see your MD about this problem ASAP. ...Read more

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Can a large thyroid nodule cause dizzy spells?

Can a large thyroid nodule cause dizzy spells?

Unlikely if only one: It can cause dizziness only if it compresses the blood vessels around your neck and since you only have one large nodule, it is unlikely to cause compression of blood vessels on both side of your neck. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more