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Can Your Thyroid Cause A Fib
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?
Bone pain: Thyroid disease can cause metabolic changes but no pain. ...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
Possible: It is uncommon in young pts for hypothyroidism to cause heart probs, but it def can cause cardiac issues. It cause a slow heart beat, which usually resolves with treatment. If left untreated hypothyroidism can lead to a cardiomyopathy (gen heart dysfunction). This is often reversible, but left untreated can lead to permanent cardiac damage and irreg heart beats. If tx'd there should no problems! ...Read more
No: Hi. High blood calcium is not a manifestation of hypo- or hyperthyroidism. Don't confuse the thyroid gland with the parathyroid glands...no relation other than anatomical proximity. The parathyroids run the blood calcium show, and parathyroid tumor(s) is/are the leading cause of high blood calcium. If you have high blood calcium, see an endocrinologist. All the best to you! ...Read more
Like brakes: Low thyroid function works as brakes in a car. High thyroid works as accelerator in a car. Therefore everything is slow (heart rate) and low (temperature). Most importantly, your doc can fix it. ...Read more
Can a pituitary gland problem be misdiagnosed with a low thyroid problem and what are the symptoms need answers asap thank you?
Hormones: Yes, it is possible to have a problem with the pituitary gland mimick the symptoms of hypothyroidism, such as fatigue, weight gain, lethargy, constipation. There are several blood tests that assess the function of the pituitary gland and the hormones that are secreted. Your physician can go over them in detail. ...Read more
Can stress and anxiety actually cause you to develop a heart disease? Or can it only cause heart issues in those with pre existing heart problems?
Low potassium : can cause disorientation and is very dangerous. Get some medical help, got to the ER or urgent care. You can be lightheaded and unable to walk and. An MD can tell you if it causes heart problems. Then you can rule out anxiety after ruling out the medical issues first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a edocrinologist determine the underlying cause of my hypothyroidism by blood work or other tests?
Doc doing 2nd blood test to check on under active thyroid.Read it can lead to heart problems.How much does this increase the risk of cardiac problems?
Hypothyroid : Is easily correctable ...Chance of long term cardiac issues is low. ...Read more
Im 27. Can a nodule on your thyroid cause hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism or either?
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Yes and no.: Yes. "Functional" nodules producing thyroid hormone independent of the feedback system involving thyroid stimulating hormone from your pituitary, can cause hyperthyroidism. Typically you do not develop hypothyroidism due to a single nodule. A nodule may also represent a benign or cancerous growth. Typically thyroid nodules are biopsied and various imaging helps categorize the type. Follow up w/ MD ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Depression can be a symptom of depression, but usually hypothyroidism manifests with other symptoms at the same time. Depresion can also occur independently of thyroid dysfunction. It you wonder if your symptoms are related to hypothyroidism, ask your doctor to check TSH and free thyroxine levels in the blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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