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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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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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Why does hyperthyroidism cause shortness of breath?

Why does hyperthyroidism cause shortness of breath?

Overstimulation: Increased thyroid hormone level heightens your body's response to adrenaline (and norepinephrine) often leading to hyperventilation and anxiety. These then cause you to feel short of breath. ...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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Can hypothyroidism cause shortness of breath?

Can hypothyroidism  cause shortness of breath?

Usually only very: Severe hypothyroidism (myxedema) will cause shortness of breath through a couple different mechanisms. This can happen through a slowed heart rate not moving blood through the body well enough or through respiratory muscle weakness. ...Read more

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Why does asthma cause shortness of breath when bending over?

Limited space: When you bend, you compress your lungs, making it harder to breathe and more noticeable when you have limited lung reserve. ...Read more

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Why would glandular fever cause shortness of breath?

Why would glandular fever cause shortness of breath?

Viral pneumonia?: Glandular fever (infectious mononucleosis) acts like flu. The virus can infect your lungs causing inflammation and breathing problems. It also can affect your berating muscles and nerves. It can be dangerous. Please let your doctor know this ASAP. Good luck! ...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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Blood Results say hyperthyroid if no nodules & no palpable enlarged thyroid What's the cause? adenoids/other in the neck press on thyroid cause probs?

Blood Results say hyperthyroid if no nodules & no palpable enlarged thyroid What's the cause? adenoids/other in the neck press on thyroid cause probs?

Hyperthyroidism: occurs in a certain percentage or people without known cause, although many causes are of immune origin. It tends to run in families and is most common in young women, but can occur in either sex at any age.. Nothing in your neck caused it. If the diagnosis is confirmed, make sure it's treated properly. ...Read more

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Moderate shortness of breath when running no angina what could be the cause? History rt lung base collapse hbp tachycardic heart palps

Moderate shortness of breath when running no angina what could be the cause?
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rt lung base collapse
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Shortness of breath : Your question can't be answered as written. The possibilities are quite broad. Heart disease remains a possibility, as do a large number of lung conditions and blood disorders. It could even be normal depending upon the level of exertion, etc... It sounds like you have enough of a concern and previous history that you should see your family physician as soon as possible. ...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?

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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Dizziness during exercise (aerobic/cardio/anaerobic) no short of breath nor chest pain what could be the cause ? Hbp tachycardia hyperthyroidism

Dizziness during exercise (aerobic/cardio/anaerobic) no short of breath nor chest pain what could be the cause ?
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Dehydration: Try drinking half your weight in ounces of water. It you weigh 100 pounds drink 50 ounces a day. 150 lbs drink 75 oz aday, etc. See your doctor if after drinking water each day your symptoms persist see your doctor to get your thyroid checked as well as your blood pressure. The Inderal (propranolol) you take may be lowering your blood pressure and pulse more that you realize. ...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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What can cause 2months shortness of breath and fatigue? No fever or cough. Lung sounds and ECG normal. SOB worse in morning and evening.

What can cause 2months shortness of breath and fatigue? No fever or cough. Lung sounds and ECG normal. SOB worse in morning and evening.

Vague symptoms: you need to give more info. ? progressive?new?any other symptoms ,? any fever .what was done to work this up so far ? cxr,echo,complete pulmonary function studies , ambulatory piuse ox and a full set of labs may be needed. ...Read more

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Continue to have rapid hr, rapid breathing causes sob, tingly hands, low back pain, shaking, feels like I'm on high levels of stimulants during my attacks. Sinus rythmn. Causes?? Sick of this.

Continue to have rapid hr, rapid breathing causes sob, tingly hands, low back pain, shaking, feels like I'm on high levels of stimulants during my attacks. Sinus rythmn. Causes?? Sick of this.

Catch me up please: You'll need to catch me up milady. Have you done autonomic testing, tilt table etc. You keep saying you're going to make another appointment but ALAS you don't :(-- really tough to get a good answer to you due to limited space. Do you have POTTS? GAD? Some other DYSAUTONOMIA? PHEO?, etc.? It's been awhile..what about the headaches? Make an appointment with me and we can tango for at least 30 min ...Read more

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Why does gastritis cause shortness of breath?

Why does gastritis cause shortness of breath?

Not sure : Gastritis is defined as inflammation of the stomach lining due to high levels of acid production. Other causes include using pain killers ( Aspirin , Indomethacin etc). Gastroesophageal reflux ( heartburn) is associated with the above conditions . There is association between uncontrolled heart burn and asthma though it is controversial. I do not see a direct link between gastritis and breathing. ...Read more

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62-yr woman w: diarrhea sudden weigh loss depression insomnia 15 lung nodules appear benign rash on legs. Cbc thyroid pancreas appear normal. Cause?

62-yr woman w: diarrhea sudden weigh loss depression insomnia 15 lung nodules appear benign rash on legs. Cbc thyroid pancreas appear normal. Cause?

See your doctor: You should discuss the need for further tests with your doctor including a biopsy of the lung nodules if recommended. You may need a stool sample to test for blood and a ct scan of your abdomen, chest and head. ...Read more

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Does hyperthyroid and a tiny thyroid nodular cyst cause difficulty swallowing?

Does hyperthyroid and a tiny thyroid nodular cyst cause difficulty swallowing?

Swallowing.: If you are hyperthyroid your doctor who diagnosed that should be treating you for it. A tiny thyroid nodular cyst should not cause difficulty swallowing. You should probably have your doctor refer you to an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist. ...Read more

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. Jeffrey Wint
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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