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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. Ana Adelstein
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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What are the therapeutic effects of thyroid hormone replacement?

What are the therapeutic effects of thyroid hormone replacement?

Many: Thyroid hormone replacement is needed to treat hypothyroidism. Patient with hypothyroidism can have fatigue, dry skin/nails, constipation, lack of focus, weight gain...Appropriate replacement of thyroid hormone will raise your level back to a normal level and can alleviate some of the above symptoms. ...Read more

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Is tyrosine included in thyroid hormone replacement?

Is tyrosine included in thyroid hormone replacement?

Almost never.: I do not dso this and I have never seen it done, although some "shaman" may do this! not necessary, really. ...Read more

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Will I lose weight after prescribed thyroid hormone replacement?

Will I lose weight after prescribed thyroid hormone replacement?

Possibly: An underactive thyroid gland may indeed lead to difficulty losing body fat (weight). With proper thyroid replacement and achieving optimal levels of your thyroid hormones, you may notice increased weight loss. However, it is critical to optimize nutrition and exercise if you want to achieve and maintain your weight loss goals. ...Read more

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What is thyroid hormone replacement?

What is thyroid  hormone replacement?

Treatment.: Patients with low thyroid hormone in blood (hypothyroidism) require treatment with thyroid hormone. This is sometimes called thyroid hormone replacement. ...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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Fatigue, chest pain , rapid heartbeat, lightheaded , shortness of breath , rib feels bruised, naseau . What can this be?

Fatigue, chest pain , rapid heartbeat, lightheaded , shortness of breath , rib feels bruised, naseau  . What can this be?

See your doctor: It looks like you may have already seen a doctor based on the procedures you listed. What did the doctor say? Have your symptoms changed since you were evaluated? It sounds like anxiety other than the tender ribs. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...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