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Eds Thinks Hypothyroidism
The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more
Mitochondrial?: In many instances, EDS hyperextensible type is caused by an underlying Mitochondrial condition. The mitochondria produce all the energy we need for and in every cell of our bodies-Progressive daily fatigue, muscle/joint pain, dysautonomia,autoimmune disease. http://www.umdf.org/site/c.8qKOJ0MvF7LUG/b.7929671/k.BDF0/Home.htm ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Low and slow...: The thyroid gland is like the accelerator in your car. Being hypothyroid is like taking your foot off the gas. Metabolism in general slows down - thoughts slow down, bowel slows down, appetite decreases, pulse decreases, energy decreases and body temp may decrease. Sluggish, fatigued and cold. Diagnosis is by a simple thyroid test. ...Read more
If a physio therapist thinks I have eds, who should I get in contact with when family dr say can only find out with a biopsy and won't do anything?
Clinical Findings: The diagnosis of ehler danlos syndrome is based on the clinical symptoms and family history and for some types of eds a skin biopsy is needed to help with the diagnosis. If you have clinical symptoms with or without family history, and you need a skin biopsy, it has to be ordered by your family doctor.If you are not happy with his opinion you can see another md or a rheumatologist for second opinion. ...Read more
Diagnosed in May 2014 with hypothyroidism but heart issues arose and now my doc thinks its hyperthyroidism. She wanted to increase my meds but now thi?
THYROID DISEASE: If your symptoms have been flipping, you mayo ave an autoimmune thyroid disease called Hashimotos thyroiditos. Have your doctor recheck labs and Che k thyroid antibodies. And endocrine consult/ Thyroid Ultrasound/thyroid nuclear med scan may be needed. Seek prompt follow up and second medical opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm hypothyroid (but hyper symptoms) -extremely underweight, lost period 3 months ago -stomach discomfort. No diarrhea but doc thinks celiac?Thoughts?
Hi, I should do a thyroid hormone test because my doctor thinks I have hypothyroidism. I'm on my menstruation period right now, is it a problem?Thanks
Dr thinks I have lupus & RA on 10mg methotrexate- I think its hypothyroidism.ANA positive Sed rate 42 RF 11 DNA AB 25.1 CCP anti 9 TSH 5 T4 .6 T3 (liothyronine) 3 ?
Insomnia. dr says related to my hypothyroid. sleep only 2-3 hrs.keep waking up heart pounding and thinking overslept for work,school.forgot day it is
Difficulty falling: asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. A psychologist can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. Natural treatment includes melatonin supplement but w/professional guidance. Stop all stimulants after noon. ...Read more
I discovered that im hypothyroid 5 month ago im 33 years old now my TSH became 0 5 finally so i was thinking to get pregnant soon but i noticed that last 3 months my period became very light and lasts for less than 2 days only spotting can I still conciev
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more