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Dangers Of Untreated Hyperthyroidism
What dangers are there for someone with hyperthyroid doing cocaine my little brother is doing it i dont know where else to go?
Hyperthyroid: Letting hyperthyroid go untreated leads to heat intolerance, weight loss, irritability, widened blood pressures, sleeplessness, hyperactivity, tachycardia (rapid heart rate) and increased appetite. Continued lack of treatment in very extreme situations could result in presenting in the emergency room and being mistaken for a heart attack. Get treated. It is not costly. ...Read more
I have hyperthyroidism since 2010 & was never treated. Do I have to get it treated. Can I live on without treatment. Am I in danger with out medicine.?
Get it treated: Hyperthyroidism is generally treatable. First step is to find out the cause. Hyperthyroidism due to graves' disease (autoimmune thyroid disease) typically will get worst over time. Its complications can be severe, maybe irreversible, affecting quality of life and can lead to death. Untreated hyperthyroidism can lead to cardiac arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, osteoporosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've been dealing with many untreated side effects of hyperthyroidism due to no medical care.how can I manage it?
Can I have a perfectly healthy baby with untreated hyperthyroidism? I have no symptoms, only blood work shows my condition. Chance of problems high?
How far off?: Any obstetrician will have you sign a waiver if you refuse treatment of a lab test even in the absence of symptoms. Nobody will give you a clear account of what the risks are, as they are unknown and probably very small. This is a sign of the times. I am much less concerned than if you had been hypothyroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can untreated anxiety or generalized anxiety disorder lead to thyroid problems, for example hyperthyroidism? Thank you
I have sudden left chest pains cause of untreated hyperthyroid. I do self treat and take methimazole, do you reckon I should increase or decrease dose?
Dr eval: You need to be followed by a physician who will monitor & titrate your medications. ...Read more
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