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Dr. Terri Washington
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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


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What could cause me to feel dizzy every month 3 days after my period ends? I do have a history of thyroid problems.

What could cause me to feel dizzy every month 3 days after my period ends?  I do  have a history of thyroid problems.

Odds are you have: orthostatic hypotension and fluid lost during your menstrual cycle results in low intravascular volume and exacerbation of hypotension. This is unrelated to your thyroid. Take your blood pressure daily during your cycle and for a week after to confirm. If you find your blood pressure is low after your cycle then try drinking lots of fluids during and after to see if this helps. ...Read more

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Dizziness and nausea all day even when have eaten? Hypertension and thyroid problems and tachycardic at times

Dizziness and nausea all day even when have eaten? Hypertension and thyroid problems and tachycardic at times

Needs reassessment!: Many things can cause dizziness and nausea that may or may not be related to your thyroid problem or the medications you take. Sounds like your condition is not well controlled yet. Have your doctor reevaluate you. ...Read more

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My son has suspected liver and/or thyroid problems. He has bmd and aspergers. His bms have varied from pale/clay colored to a very pale green/tan. He complains of being fatigued and dizzy at times?

My son has suspected liver and/or thyroid problems. He has bmd and aspergers. His  bms have varied from pale/clay colored to a very pale green/tan. He complains of being fatigued and dizzy at times?

Pedi liver/thryoid : You should see his docotr as pediatric liver and thryoid patients have delicate issues medically and cannot be addressedonthe web. It needs careful managemnt. ...Read more

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What are the risks of not treating thyroid problems? Mom won't see Dr, all her daughters have Hashimoto. Her risks? Having Vertigo. Related?

What are the risks of not treating thyroid problems?  Mom won't see Dr, all her daughters have Hashimoto.  Her risks?  Having Vertigo. Related?

Huge: Low thyroid slows down nearly everything in the body and can cause permanent damages. Vertigo is however not the usual complaint. She needs to get her thyroid function optimized. ...Read more

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Blood test neg. for diabetes, hypoglicemia, anemia or thyroid problems. Healthy EKG. Always lightheaded, dizzy and anxious. Maybe dehydration?

Blood test neg. for diabetes, hypoglicemia, anemia or thyroid problems. Healthy EKG. Always lightheaded, dizzy and anxious. Maybe dehydration?

To differentiate: your dizziness diagnosis it would be useful to know your blood pressure and pulse rate lying, sitting and standing. This could help to determine dehydration from other autonomic dysfunction issues or inner ear problems. Ask a health care professional to evaluate and treat you for these symptoms before you have a pass out spell and hurt yourself. ...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

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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