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Can Stress Cause Your Thyroid To Be Unbalanced
Specific: There are no 'non-specific' hormonal imbalances. For insomnia related to specific endocrine problems you diagnose and treat the underlying cause: thyroid disease is treated with thyroid medication, etc..Females with insomnia related to menopausal changes can use hormone replacement therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
No.: Thyroid disease creates many physical symptoms but not pseudoseizure. Pseudoseizures are seizure like activity produced by emotional / mental factors. Since thyroid disease is so common I am sure there are some with pseudoseizure and thyroid disease but there is no causal relationship. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, both can: Fatigue is a common symptom of both conditions. However, fatigue is common to many other medical problems also. Fatigue is a non-specific symptom. ...Read more
Can a Thyroid problem cause your heart to race every so often, and can a thyroid problem cause headaches, and can it cause lack of breath sometimes?
Stress hormones: Stress hormones are generally not good for the body. The main potentially harmful one is cortisol. But there are several others including epinephrine. In the short term these are fine and may help you in a fight/flight scenario. However chronic high levels will lead to insulin resistance. weight gain, hypertension and diabetes. ...Read more
It is known that anxiety/stress can lead to certain medical conditions. But which conditions lead to stress and anxiety (whether it be thyroid etc)?
Yes: It can cause a transient disruption of normal hormonal production/cycling that can cause delay or skipping of a period. ...Read more
Hormone Imbalance can it cause your period to be late.Can it give you the symptoms and signs of pregnancy and how can hormone imbalance diagnosed?
Not usually: Balance issues,slow thinking, low energy are to be expected followed by sub cortical dementia. B12 deficiency is easy to treat. Keep the blood level above 350 . Usually costs 8-10 dollars a year for weekly or biweekly B12 sub lingual liquid. Sub lingual pills are taken daily and costs a bit more. ...Read more
If fairly severe: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Yes: Stress and anxiety can certainly play a role in causing significant headaches. And if you're having bad headaches this could lead to stress/worry. Headaches have many causes though, and can be complicated so please see your doctor for a complete history, exam and discussion of tx options. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hormonal Imbalance: possibility. You need to be lab tested through your doctor. He/she will then be able to tell you what many be needed to restore balance. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Certainly can.: No doubt about it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had normal stress test in april. Now having occassional bradycardia (54+ bpm) at rest. Normal thyroid function, not athletic. What could be cause?
I had ok thyroid tests recently. We added 0.5x0.1mg to stop me feeling tired all the time. New tests = tsh: 24, t4: 15. Could it be caused by stress?
No: For the labs described above, you need better endocrine care. (what are the units?). ...Read more
Thyroid, echo, stress, basic labs, weight, EKG normal, not anxiety.Hr@103-111resting for past 10 days.Cardio says just hyperactive heart.33yrs history mi-causes?
While stress/thyroid/vitamin deficiency can cause hair loss, is hair loss around the crown of the head normal?
Male pattern loss: Hair loss around the crown of the head in men, is usually part of male pattern hair loss -- and while upsetting to many men, is "normal." http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/hair-loss/hair-loss-introduction-mens some research is now developing about vitamin d in this situation -- it's not ready for clinical application yet, as it's only gone as far as animal research. ...Read more
Noticing hair loss. 40 F. Thyroid, dhea-s, testosterone, zinc, b12 normal. Miscarriage last yr, but derm. says not cause. Puzzled- Can it be stress?
Look Simple First: Stress can cause hair loss. You listed a lot of tests, but few basic ones. Iron def is an often overlooked cause and may be one the most common. You don't have to have anemia but low iron, simp blood test. Preg or early preg loss. OCPs. Menopause. Thyroid dz. Other B vit def. (biotin). Sig wt loss. PCOS. Meds. Low estrogen. In male pat levels not always high. consid bx. Basic w/u 1st. PCP 1st. ...Read more
Can fibroid cysts and heavy periods cause dizziness, lightheadedness and loss of balance ekg, tilt table.Thyroid, and stress test all good?
Bleeding, anemia: Fibroids, also called leiomyomas are benign uterine tumors (not cysts) that can cause pain and heavy bleeding with your periods. If they are causing very heavy periods, this can lead to anemia and the dizziness, lightheadedness, etc you described. They are easily diagnosed with an ultrasound. See your ob/gyn for this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the normal size of lymph nodes under neck? Can too much stress cause the lymph nodes get bigger?
1 cm or less: Lymph nodes under the neck are the 1st line of defense against bacterial and viral illness from the mouth. They form a protective barrier from the germs our mouth is exposed to. It has been a busy season with viral illness. If your are swollen then they are busy fighting infection. See your doctor if they are large and you are always tired. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can stress & tension cause neck and shoulder pain especially if have injury n neck and shoulder? What if anything helps?
Yes it can: Absolutely, as stress builds people tend to have it manifest in increased muscle tension in the neck and trunk. This can easily translate to the trapezius area and therefore shoulders. Heat, cervical stretches, can be helpful. Meditation can be helpful as can exercise to relieve stress. Core workouts such as yoga increases flexibility and decrease stress as well. ...Read more
Can stress cause severe pain in back and neck? How does this happen? How can you relieve it naturally no pills
Yes: Stress can cause all sorts of pain issues or make them feel worse. Once your stressful situation improves you will notice improvement in the pain as well. Suggest trying some breathing techniques, meditation and visual imagery options to improve while you are in stress right now. If the pain persists I would consider getting your neck evaluated. ...Read more
Yoga: Yoga is exceptionally well-suited to relieving tension and mobilizing stiff joints and tired muscles. While any exercise, even walking can be helpful, yoga is has been shown to reduce stress, lengthen telomeres, and relieve pain and improve health in a number of ways. Intuitively, one can see how the unusual "postures" involved break the habitual patterns of movement. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Get diagnosis: Have your doctor do an examination to make sure there are no serious medical problems causing the tension. If the findings are that there are no known medical causes, then find a psychologist who will diagnose you, and then may teach your tried and true methods of controlling and reducing anxiety. ...Read more
It may be related: Those two are different problems, don't always go together. however if you have a sinus drainage issue with possible sinusitis, i.e., headache, stuffed nose, airways blockade , poor sleep, etc. it may exacerbate or worsen the stress and tension levels. On the other hand, stress and tension if not treated it lowers inmune system and it may prompt you to all kind of infections like sinusitis. ...Read more
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