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Can Underactive Thyroid Cause Wrinkled Skin
I have excessive sweating of the face and head, i was diagnosed with underactive thyroid last month, could this cause the sweating? Any other ideas?
No: Under active thyroid will not cause this. ...Read more
Excessive sweating of the face and head. I have underactive thyroid and kidney disease. What could cause this sweating only on my face and head?
Face and head sweating is more common in women that are taking hormones. It can be from excess sympathetic tone or from volume changes being monitored by internal pressure receptors as might be your case with renal disease. Check hormone levels and consult with your nephrologist or endocrinologist.
This link may help but is complicated
http://jap.Physiology.Org/content/100/5/1692.Long. ...Read more
What hormone imbalances can cause excessive face/head sweating? I have underactive thyroid, kidney disease, & low cortisol levels. Can these diseases?
Underactive thyroid, thinning hair, chronic fatigue, body ache/pain, occasional dark patches on skin, difficulty concentrating/remembering. Ideas?
I have one: See your doctor for some testing and appropriiate medication if needed. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism: Can contribute to many problems. Luckily it's easy to diagnose and treat properly, thereby removing it as a problem. With very rare exceptions such as end-stage cancer or HIV infection, candida overgrowth is a medical myth propagated on the internet. It's a false diagnosis that has been around for decades, looking to a disease to cause - which there is none. ...Read more
thyroid: Altered thyroid function may cause macroglossia. This is generally effects the entire tongue. For one sided swelling - you should get it checked with a complete exam, and workup. ...Read more
Weight Gain: Hypothyroidism (low) is associated with gaining weight, because your metabolism is too slow and sluggish. The most common cause is autoimmune, called Hashimoto's. Other symptoms include fatigue/lethargy, muscle aches, menstrual irregularity, constipation, feeling cold, dry skin, depression, and coarse hair. you may have a goiter/enlarged thyroid. Blood tests can show anemia, high cholesterol. ...Read more
Unlikely: Hypnagogic hallucinations, which are hallucinations that occur just before falling asleep, are not a common feature of an underactive thyroid. That doesn't mean they can't be caused by by hypothyroidism, just that most people with hypothyroidism don't have them. If they began around the time someone was diagnosed, and went away with treatment, it's certainly possible. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism: The thyroid is a complex gland in the neck that produces T3 (liothyronine) and T4 in response to hormones secreted by the pituitary gland of the brain. There are several places in this cascade, which when disrupted, cause the thyroid hormones to be low. Cause of hypothyroidism can include autoimmune disease, treatment of hyperthyroidism, thyroid surgery, radiation, medications, pituitary disease, and more. ...Read more
Blood tests: In the us the most commonly identifiable reason for an under active thyroid is autoimmune. Therefore, blood tests to look for anti thyroid antibodies would be helpful. ...Read more
How do I prevent my puffy eyes in morning.I think they have watering them.I thunk my underactive thyroid has caused it.Already on 100 mg of my. Meds.P?
Puffy or swollen eyes can be caused by fluid retention, stress, allergies, hormone changes, and hypothyroidism- see your doctor.
Other times we get puffy eyes after sleeping. This can be caused by too much sodium in the diet, which causes water retention. Puffy eyes can also be caused by lack of sleep or excessive alcohol intake.
http://www.eyehealthweb.com/puffy-eyes/ ...Read more
Can an underactive thyroid cause repeated chest and sinus infections and to generally feel run down?
Hypothyroid: Low thyroid function can definitely cause a 'run down' feeling but, it ought not cause sinus and chest infections. You may have a separate issue since chronic sinusistis can cause both lung problems and long-standing fatigue. Check with your pcp to see what the situation with both your thyroid and sinonasal health are. ...Read more
Body temperature 36.3 I'm feeling cold it'd 18 degrees c outside. Is this underactive thyroid ? Had thyroid test 3 months ago. Results negative
Hypothyroid: If thyroid tests are normal, your intolerance to cold is not related to an thyroid disorder. ...Read more
Not clear: There are studies that show a correlation between vitamin d levels and thyroid disease but correlation does not imply causation. In other words, it isn't clear there is a cause and effect relationship. It's good to keep your vitamin d level above 20, but low levels are may be indicative of a problem, not a cause of it. ...Read more
Thyroid: Get ur thyroid profile drawn. Ur pcp should be able to treat if levels are abnormal. ...Read more
See doctor: See a doctor. Report your symptoms. Then if indicated you will have blood drawn and this will tell you. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism (Adult) (Definition)
Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland does not secrete enough of the thyroid hormones. Symptoms include cold intolerance, constipation, and fatigue. ...Read more
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