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My arms numb when I sleep, sudden feel dizzy , shortness of breath last night I have goiter..Is this haert related?

My arms numb when I sleep, sudden feel dizzy , shortness of breath  last night  I have goiter..Is this haert related?

?thyroid: Depends on whether the goiter is hypo or hyper-thyroid. Your symptoms are metabolic in character and suggest to me that your use of cellular oxygen is impaired. Your energy metabolism needs to be looked at. ...Read more

Dr. Steve Martinez
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Thyroid Enlargement (Definition)

Thyroid enlargement refers to a thyroid gland that is larger than normal. The thyroid gland is located in the front of the neck, below the Adam's apple, and may become enlarged due to hyper or hypo-thyroidism. An enlarged thyroid is also ...Read more


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Can LPR reflux cause shortness of breath on mild exertion echo.xray pft CBP thyroid are normal weight is ideal no asthama?

Can LPR reflux cause shortness of breath on mild exertion echo.xray pft CBP thyroid are normal weight is ideal no asthama?

GERD? : Gastroesophageal reflux or GERD (is that what you mean by lpr reflux?) can cause aspiration and bronchospasm. The refluxing acid can trickle down the airways (aspiration) & cause them to spasm. You can then get shortness of breath, wheezing & cough. If you are having these symptoms, then do discuss this with your primary medical provider or specialist because help is available. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can the thyroid cause symptoms of heart pain and shortness of breath?

Can the thyroid cause symptoms of heart pain and shortness of breath?

Yes: If the thyroid is overactive it can cause palpitations and cause blood pressure to go up. The heart can beat faster. One can feel discomfort as a result. These changes can also make one feel short of breath. If the thyroid function is really low, fluid can build up around the heart (rare) & the heart rate can be slow. This can cause shortness of breath too. ...Read more

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Does thyroid hormone replacement cause rapid heartbeat and shortness of breath?

Does thyroid hormone replacement cause rapid heartbeat and shortness of breath?

It can: It can if the dose is too great. Hypothyroidism, the reason for taking thyroid hormone replacement, is a well known cause of arrhythmias and shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Hr 108 shortness of breath and chest pain what could be the cause?History: hyperthyroidism until july 20 2011 hbp and palpitations no thyroid meds

Hr 108 shortness of breath and chest pain what could be the cause?History: hyperthyroidism until july 20 2011 hbp and palpitations no thyroid meds

See your DR and: Get checked for heart/lung condition, asthma, anxiety, irregular heart rhythm etc. I presume u had all the necessary tests done. Have your thyroid function monitored. Cut down on caffeine/soda intake , minimize exposure to smoke. Get checked for pheochromocytoma. Take care! ...Read more

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Can thyroid problems cause chest tightness and shortness of breath? I've had CBC tests done all normal ekgs echocardiogram so i dunno what this is :(

Can thyroid problems cause chest tightness and shortness of breath? I've had CBC tests done all normal ekgs echocardiogram so i dunno what this is :(

Stress and panic: Exhaustion. Holding stress in your chest. Breathing too shallowly for too long. You find not have heart disease and you now have the tests to prove it. This is your body trying to get your attention. Something is wrong. What are you holding in or on to? ...Read more

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Can a thyroid problem cause tenderness in legs, shortness of breath, rapid breathing, rapid and slow heart rate?

Can a thyroid problem cause tenderness in legs, shortness of breath, rapid breathing, rapid and slow heart rate?

Yes to all: Depending on the type of disease, the thyroid controls the metabolism and can cause muscle aches and hypo or hyper can increase or slow down heart beats or irregular heart beats and can affect respiratory pattern in many ways such as drive and hypo can cause hypoventilation. ...Read more

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Thyroid levels were 17.85. Levothyroxine 50mcg for 6 months. Current level 0.5. Problem - shortness of breath. Ecg, lung tests no problem. What to do ?

Thyroid levels were 17.85. Levothyroxine 50mcg for 6 months. Current level 0.5. Problem - shortness of breath. Ecg, lung tests no problem. What to do ?

See your doctor.: When you have issues like this it is better to see your doc than to try and treat yourself. This forum is not the place for treatment! ...Read more

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more


Dr. Chad Levitt
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more