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Gag Reflux 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
Can major anxiety cause your tongue to feel swollen along with hypothyroid and also I have awful acid reflux?
Yes there can be: Acid reflux could be due to inadequate digestion, especially low stomach acid. Stomach cells require energy to make enough stomach acid, and if one is hypothyroid and has adrenal fatigue, the stomach cells may not quite be able to make enough acid. Consider betaine hcl in the middle of the meal as a short term solution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: None of the above. Any association with them is coincidental. However, you list panic attacks under "conditions" and there IS an association between that entity and palpitations. Trial of low dose beta blockade (like propranolol) help many with this condition - if they bother you enough to warrant use of a daily medication . ...Read more
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A week ago i started dry heaving & gagging multiple times a day. I feel as if there is a lump in my throat & it hurts. Hypothyroidism? Something else?
Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more