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Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
Yes : Thyroid disease and orbitopathy is one of the many causes of diplopia. As tissues within the orbit enlarge from the disease process they can cause the globe to shift which can lead to dipolopia. Treatment depends on the stage of disease and can include oral medications, surgery and glasses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Big spectrum: Thyroid hormones are some of the most important hormones in the body. People with low thyroid cane experience symptoms of: fatigue, sensitive to cold, dry skin, constipation, hoarse voice, weight gain, high cholesterol, muscle ache/weakness, joint pain, heavy periods, brittle nails/hair, depression... In severe cases, especially in the older population, hypothyroidism can lead to a coma/death. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inadequate hormones: The thyroid creates a hormone that regulates metabolism in the body. It works on a number of different organ systems, and is essential to proper body function. If the thyroid stops producing the hormone, you become hypothyroid. This can happen by antibody destruction, direct destruction of the thyroid gland, removal (tumor), or interruption of the stimulating signal from the brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diplopia: Diplopia means that either one eye alone or both eyes together are not seeing a clear sharp image. There can be overlapping images or separate images. Common causes of monocular diplopia are astigmatism, cataracts and corneal abnormalities such as keratoconus. Binocular diplopia is usually due to neurological problems that cause misalignment of the two eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Double vision: Diplopia means double vision which is when you see two distinct images of a single object. Sometimes the second image is a shadow near the first image. Sometimes it's a completely separate image. If it disappears when you close one eye, it's called binocular diplopia. If it's still there after closing one eye it's called monocular diplopia (less common). Go see an ophthalmologist to help you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: First newly acquired doubling of vision is very annoying as the world then appears doubled and the true image therefore is not possible to be understood (may have to patch one eye to see comfortably). Secondly you need to identify the cause as that could be from something, particularly in the brain, which might be serious for your health. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible to have hypothyroid and after taking meds for it then it can be corrected and no meds needed after that? Or life long meds?
Difficult to answer: That is difficult to answer as the causes include cranial nerve 4 palsy, myasthenia gravis, thyroid eye disease, multiple sclerosis, cataracts, strabismus, strokes in the brainstem and others. If this is aproblem that you are experiencing you should see a neuroophthalmologist to get your questions answered and your condition treated. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more
The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more
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