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Doctor insights on: Can Thyroid Problems Affect Your Menstrual Cycle

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Can ur menstral cycle give u a dull ache in ur neck along with a headache?

Can ur menstral cycle give u a dull ache in ur neck along with a headache?

Yes: Definitely. The menstrual cycle causes inflammation in parts of the body other than just the uterus. So common to have some pain in back or neck. A NSAID like Ibuprofen is best to help with this type of pain. 600-800mg every 8 hours may help. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I eat healthy and do a lot of exercise but still can't lose weight? How do you know if you have thyroid problems?

Blood tests: Simple blood tests can quickly determine thyroid function. Most weight gain problems are not thyroid related. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have thyroid problems/issues, and ever since I can't get my monthly period. It's been 9 months now due april 5th missed what should I do?

I have thyroid problems/issues, and ever since I can't get my monthly period. It's been 9 months now due april 5th missed what should I do?

Thyroid imbalance: Can definitely impact your period. Hopefully, you are seeing your pcp or and endocrinologist who is managing your thyroid medicines. Once your thyroid has gotten back in balance, your periods will likely return. If not, see your gyn for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can thyroid problems cause bad circulation and rapid weight gain? Put on 20 pds, now 120 in 3 weeks after being 100 pds since h.S. 5' tall.

Can thyroid problems cause bad circulation and rapid weight gain? Put on 20 pds, now 120 in 3 weeks after being 100 pds since h.S. 5' tall.

Yes: A slow functioning thyroid can lower your metabolism making you feel tired, have weight gain and a slower heart beat. Have someone check your levels. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have thyroid problems but I haven't been placed on any meds. Yet is it possible for me 2 be able to smoke marijuana and have thyroid medication?

I have thyroid problems but I haven't been placed on any meds. Yet is it possible for me 2 be able to smoke marijuana and have thyroid medication?

It is possible: If you have low thyroid hormone levels, it may make you feel depressed, tired, u may gain weight, feel slow, dry skin, increased sleep, etc. Although, using marijuana and taking thyroid medication is possible and there are no serious interactions, but marijuana may make u feel depressed, eat more, sleep more. Marijuana can lead to paranoia and hallucinations. Marijuana is illegal in most states. ...Read more

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Taking B12 shots once a week. Makes me sick. Blood test didn't show thyroid problems. Gained 60lbs in a year. Didn't change diet or exercise. No energy.

Taking B12 shots once a week. Makes me sick. Blood test didn't show thyroid problems. Gained 60lbs in a year. Didn't change diet or exercise. No energy.

Why then?: If the B12 shot is making you sick and has done nothing for me, why keep on getting them? You really need to see an internist soon to find out why you are gaining weight and feeling tired. For example, this may be a sign of underlying depression. ...Read more

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Can you take herbalife with thyroid problems?

Can you take herbalife with thyroid problems?

Yes, but: The herbalife is a waste of your money. It won't help any medical condition you may have, it just spends your money needlessly. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. Do get your thyroid treated and regulated properly. That's much more important and helpful than junk like herbalife. ...Read more

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Do teenagers ever get severe thyroid problems?

Thyroid disorders: Certainly! Teenagers can be affected by a number of disorders including severe thyroid issues that range from infection, to goiter to cancer. If you think your teenager is having thyroid issues, he/she should be evaluated as the tests for thyroid disorders are quite simple to get and the results are usually available within a few short days, if that. ...Read more

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How can I handle my thyroid problems at an herb store?

Unlikely: It would be best to have your TSH level checked before trying to take medications. ...Read more

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Does anyone know what thyroid problems can consist of?

Does anyone know what thyroid problems can consist of?

Lots of things: There are a variety of thyroid problems. It would help to know which type of problem you're considering. Please provide more information. Thanks! ...Read more

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Can thyroid problems be temporary for a male? What would make it temporary?

Acute illness: A person with any acute illness, e.g., pneumonia, may have transient abnormalities in thyroid function tests. It is termed euthyroid sick syndrome. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood that I will develop thyroid problems on 600mg of lithium?

Possibility: Yes lithium interfere in 5% - 35%, by reduced thyroid hormone production, converting T4 to T3 (liothyronine), causing hypothyroidism, is easy to manage. Speak to your doctor and do no not discontinue lithium ...Read more

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If I have thyroid problems, could another organ or system be malfunctioning to cause it?

Yes, but not common: The pituitary gland secretes TSH under the control of hypothalamic trh. Dysfunction of either organ can cause thyroid dysfunction. ...Read more

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Does guggul help with thyroid problems?

Does guggul help with thyroid problems?

Possibly hypothyroid: One of the effects of guggul (commiphora mukul) is that it may stimulate the thyroid. Therefore if the problem is that the thyroid is not working well (hypothyroid) it could possibly help. More studies are needed for this usage. ...Read more

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Can psych drugs be beneficial for thyroid problems?

Can psych drugs be beneficial for thyroid problems?

Usually not: Certain psychiatric medication may even cause thyroid dysfunction. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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How much of biotin should a person take with thyroid problems?

None: Biotin has nothing to do with the thyroid. It is a vitamin that can help hair and nail growth. See dr. For evaluation and treatment of thyroid problems. ...Read more

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Can you have thyroid problems and blood works never picks it up?

Depends...: You could have thyroid nodules and have normal hormone levels, for example. It all depends on what type of problems you are referring to and what symptoms you are presenting at this time. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the precautions you can take to avoid thyroid problems?

What are the precautions you can take to avoid thyroid problems?

None: Hi. Thyroid problems generally break down into two categories, autoimmune and neoplasia. There is no routine thing people do that you can avoid to prevent either type of process. So live healthily, eat healthily, exercise regularly, don't smoke, and don't worry about your thyroid. ...Read more

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I just found out that I have thyroid problems I have gorder's and also have found out my THC levels are high and I don't understand why?

I just found out that I have thyroid problems I have gorder's and also have found out my THC levels are high and I don't understand why?

Goiter: Is almost always benign so do not worry. On another note, you say that your TSH is high. That means your thyroid is a little lazy and you should do well on thyroxine ...Read more

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Can thyroid problems cause tightness in neck?

Can thyroid problems cause tightness in neck?

Yes: Other common causes of feeling of tightness affecting swallowing or breathing (dysphagia or dyspnea) are allergies with post nasal drip and acid reflux which may occur without heartburn. Thyroid can be evaluated with ultrasound and allergies or reflux with over the counter medications from pharmacy. ...Read more

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Could thyroid problems have been caused by a virus?

Could thyroid problems have been caused by a virus?

Yes: Subacute and silent thyroiditis can be caused by several viruses. They can cause symptoms and usually resolve after a few months. ...Read more

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Can thyroid problems make you feel like you are going crazy?

Can thyroid problems make you feel like you are going crazy?

Yes: If e levels are off, too high or too low so can many other diseases. ...Read more

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What are some early indicators and symptoms of thyroid problems?

Thyroid problems: Signs and symptoms vary depending on whether the thyroid disorder is causing your thyroid hormone levels to increase (hyperthyroidism) or decrease (hypothyroidism).
Read about specifics at: http://www. Entnet. Org/healthinformation/thyroid-disorders. Cfm. ...Read more

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I'm on tapazol for my thyroid problems? . Is it safe to drink with this

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No: You should avoid alcohol while taking Tapazole (methimazole). There is an increased risk of bleeding combining the two. ...Read more

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Can thyroid problems result in infertility and can that condition be reversed?

Thyroid disease: Hypo- or hyper-thyroidism can affect pregnancies and lower your chance of conceiving. When you do get pregnant, both can have an effect on the fetus during development and after delivery. Therefore, it's best to see your doctor to make sure your thyroid hormones are in the normal range before getting pregnant. If you are pregnant, you should let your doctor know as well. ...Read more

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At what age is the earliest a woman can notice thyroid problems, and hormone issues?

At what age is the earliest a woman can notice thyroid problems, and hormone issues?

Very early: Children can have thyroid problems and hormone problems related to their thyroids. If you are worried talk to your doctor or ask to see an endocrinologist. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more