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How does hypothyroidism cause siadh?

How does hypothyroidism cause siadh?

Likely complex...: Thyroid hormones have complex interactions with many parts of the whole body. Hypothyroidism can lead to hyponatremia or to both SIADH + hyponatremia. Being low in thyroid hormone can somehow lead to the release of anti-diuretic hormone from the pituitary gland, so one gets SIADH and the accompanying excess water in the body. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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Why does hyperthyroidism cause excessive sweating and itching all over the body?

Why does hyperthyroidism cause excessive sweating and itching all over the body?

Hyperthyroidism: Can cause increased sweating due to hypermetabolic state of the whole body, a rather complex mechanism, also the generalized itching is due to several mechanisms, some antibodies are responsible for it, ...Read more

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Does hypothyroidism cause fibromyalgia or just the symptoms? ?

Does hypothyroidism cause fibromyalgia or just the symptoms? ?

The symptoms: Hypothyroidism can cause muscle aching and fatigue but not the characteristic trigger point tenderness of fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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How thyroid abnormality can cause rash?

How thyroid abnormality can cause rash?

Pretibial myxedema: In grave's dz and autoimmune thyroid disease there may be an accumulation of proteoglycans in the lower extremities producing a thickened skin - orange peel type rash known as pretibial myxedema or thyroid dermopathy. ...Read more

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How often does hypothyroidism really cause obesity?

How often does  hypothyroidism really cause obesity?

Depends on degree: Very low thyroid function results in low metabolism that can contribute to obesity. However, obesity is not always present in hypothyroidism as obesity is a factor of other things as well such as the type and amount of foods you eat. ...Read more

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Does thyroid cause chills?

Does thyroid  cause chills?

No: No thyroid disorders do not cause chills except for bacterial infection of the thyroid but that is usually comes with severe pain in the thyroid. ...Read more

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What does the pituitary gland affect and can it cause bleeding nipples seizures and cause low thyroid?

What does the pituitary gland affect and can it cause bleeding nipples seizures and cause low thyroid?

A whole lot: The pituitary gland secrets many different hormones that affect the adrenal glands, thyroid gland, ovaries/testes, milk production in the breast, growth, and thirst. It shouldn't cause bloody breast discharge. However, it can cause milky or clear breast/nipple discharge, hypothyroidism and seizures. You should see your doctor immediately if you having these symptoms. ...Read more

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Does early anorexia cause weakness and lightheadeness? What other physical symptoms does it cause? Do the symptoms ease later on?

Does early anorexia cause weakness and lightheadeness? What other physical symptoms does it cause? Do the symptoms ease later on?

Anorexia-dangerous: It can be life-threatening. Anorexics often have problems with electrolyte balance which can have critical effects on the heart. Imbalance of fluids/nutrition, muscle wasting, toxic metabolites, not a healthy state of mind or body. The human body needs an optimal amount of hydration, nutrition, energy, & activity. Too much or too little is not a state of health, but rather a dangerous game. ...Read more

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How does hyperthyroidism cause exophthalmos?

How does hyperthyroidism cause exophthalmos?

Graves disease: Actually hyperthyroidism does not cause exophthalomos. Graves disease is an autoimmune disease that causes hyperthyroidism, and in some people causes exophthalomos. The eye disease can occur years after the thyroid problem is resolved. There is inflammation in and behind the eyes from the autoimmune process. ...Read more

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Does thyroid cause anger problems?

Does thyroid cause anger problems?

Weak link: If hyperthyroid, before controlled, maybe poor patience and frustration tolerance, but no "free pass." if hypothyroid, then no. ...Read more

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How exactly does gluten afflict a person with celiac? How does it manifest neurologically? Can it affect other organs like liver and heart?

How exactly does gluten afflict a person with celiac? How does it manifest neurologically? Can it affect other organs like liver and heart?

Gut inflammation: The gluten ramps up the immune system in the gut which actually creates conditions that make it hard to absorb nutrients. Systemic symptoms would be due to nutrient malabsorption and include weak bones and anemia. Effects on the liver and heart would be rare. ...Read more

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What is dysautonomia ? what can cause it? does it affect motor skills and balance?

What is dysautonomia ? what can cause it? does it affect motor skills and balance?

Dysautonomia: The Autonomic nervous system controls all of our body functions that we do not have to think of to perform, digestion, blood pressure heart rate breathing, and can affect balance but usually not motor skills. Dysautonomia often presents as poor control of heart rate and blood pressure, easy fatigue, poor exercise toelrance, fainting ...Read more

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Does fructose cause diabetes? By causing it, i mean does it by itself lead to diabetes, or does it cause weight gain, which in turn causes diabetes?

Does fructose cause diabetes? By causing it, i mean does it by itself lead to diabetes, or does it cause weight gain, which in turn causes diabetes?

Increased total: Caloric intake, including fructose, leads to an increased predisposition for diabetes. That said, there is no nutritional value to ingesting fructose, although it is commonly present in many foods, particularly fruits. ...Read more

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How does increased calories not cause diabetes or does it?

How does increased calories not cause diabetes or does it?

Seems to be a factor: The risk of type 2 diabetes is greater in cases of obesity and also with increased sugar consumption (glucose, fructose, high fructose corn syrup, etc). Obviously, obesity is related to an abundance of calories. There are some people with type 2 diabetes that are neither obese nor have poor diets, so that are other factors involved as well. Increased calorie consumption appears to be a risk. ...Read more

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How does an anxiety disorder cause the adrenal glands to affect you?

How does an anxiety disorder cause the adrenal glands to affect you?

HPA axis: Untreated anxiety, over time, leads to hyper-activation of the hpa (hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal) axis, resulting in chronically elevated glucocorticoid (stress hormone) levels, which has been implicated in contributing to numerous disease processes, including heart disease, stroke, cancer, as well as weakening the immune system, increasing susceptibility to infectious diseases. ...Read more

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How does allergic rhinitis cause fatigue and tiredness?

How does allergic rhinitis cause fatigue and tiredness?

Inflammation...: ...Is the cause of allergic rhinitis and many other medical problems. One of the effects of this is to cause fatigue. Rhinitis can also cause breathing and thus sleep problems which can cause fatigue in that way. So treating the rhinitis can help in several different ways. Good luck! ...Read more

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What skin problems can hypothyroidism cause?

What skin problems can hypothyroidism cause?

Skin: If you do not take your thyroid medicine daily you are very likely to have dry skin. You surely don't want that to happen. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

A condition in which the thyroid gland can't make enough thyroid hormone to keep ...Read more