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Doctor insights on: Common Symptoms To Hypothyroidism And Ms

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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Can hypothyroidism and ms be connected ?

Can hypothyroidism and ms be connected ?

Ms?: I am not quite sure what these two letters mean. Please let me know. Hypothyroidism is not likely to be connected. What medicines are you taking for Hypothyroidism? Please let me know. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hypothyroid, ra, MS and other problems, when the blood work said high lymph nodes, how do you know which doctor to go to when this comes up?

What to do if I have hypothyroid, ra, MS and other problems, when the blood work said high lymph nodes, how do you know which doctor to go to when this comes up?

Are you sure?: It would be unusual to have both ms and rheumatoid, but I have seen it. You may mean high lymphocyte numbers, but to see if this is an issue, contact your main doctor. If you do have ms, certain drugs for your arthritis would be contra-indicated, so you may need some future guidance and co-ordination. ...Read more

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Have MS and sudden left sided numbness and tingling. Started in face; moved down to leg. Have hypothyroidism and family history of strokes.No headache?

Have MS and sudden left sided numbness and tingling. Started in face; moved down to leg. Have hypothyroidism and family history of strokes.No headache?

Neurology help: So you have MS, but you do not use medicine for it. Do you have a neurologist? If you do, this would be a good time to let them know about your symptoms. They would want to know that you have a mild MS flare. If you want they might be able to help you with this. Perhaps flares can be prevented with some medical treatment. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Am i presenting MS or anxiety symptoms. Or is it something else that is not common like neuromyelitis optica?

Am i presenting MS or anxiety symptoms.  Or is it something else that is not common like neuromyelitis optica?

Symptoms are?: What are your symptoms? Send one of us some more information to help you. The symptoms of MS and anxiety are a lot different. What makes you consider these two as the cause? NMO normally affects vision. If your vision is not affected, you can cross that off your list. We can help you determine the cause if you are willing to discuss the case. ...Read more

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My mother had MS could it be possibly if i (daughter) get MS aswell, since i match to all the early common signs leading to ms?

My mother had MS could it be possibly if i (daughter) get MS aswell, since i match to all the early common signs leading to ms?

Low odds: The usual risk from mother to child is about 3-5%, so in your favor. Need environmental influence to result in ms, and therefore, risk increases with prior infectious mononucleosis, cigarette smoking, and low bodily vitamin d. If these risks are controlled, chances remain on low side. ...Read more

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Is it likely/common for MS smptms to present itself in the same way every time a recurrence happens or is it always different/unpredictable symptoms?

Is it likely/common for MS smptms to present itself in the same way every time a recurrence happens or is it always different/unpredictable symptoms?

MS: Typically presents in different ways. If you have recurrent positive symptoms think nerve entrapment or focal seizure. If you have recurrent focal deficits think TIA. If the symptoms precede a headache think migraine ...Read more

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Is numbness in both hands and feet at the same time a common symptom of the onset of MS , or am I worrying over nothing?

Numbness= perception: You feel numb but no one around can tell? It is common neurological symptom from nerve problem, neuropathy than from brain like ms ---but change in blood flow, electrolyte like low potasium or simple hyperventilation cause numbness. ...Read more

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