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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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I just started taking propanolol for hyperthyroidism. It started giving me headaches and i felt really alert all day and night. Why would this happen?

I just started taking propanolol for hyperthyroidism. It started giving me headaches and i felt really alert all day and night.  Why would this happen?

Vasodilation: Propranolol cases your blood vessels to dilate (vasodilation). When this occurs in your brain it can cause headaches. If having hyperthyroidism caused you to feel drowsy or fatigued, you may now be experiencing alertness because the medication is treating the condition. ...Read more

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I have a severe sinus headache. Im taking atenolol for hyperthyroid?

I have a severe sinus headache.  Im taking atenolol for hyperthyroid?

Sinusitis: Pain in forehead or face are not always sinus headache. Additional symptoms include nasal congestion and purulent nasal discharge. See your primay care doctor for examination and treatment. Do not take oral decongestant due to hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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16y/o, 34.8° temp, just recovered from serious viral illness, is this a problem? No other symptoms except headache. Btw I have hyperthyroidism thanks!

16y/o, 34.8° temp, just recovered from serious viral illness, is this a problem? No other symptoms except headache. Btw I have hyperthyroidism thanks!

Can't tell: A one time temperature cannot determine a problem. Body temperatures are unique to patients and ranges help more than one time readings. If you are feeling better and seem to be getting back to your normal state of health, i wouldn't worry. If you have concerns speak to your physician and discuss. ...Read more

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I am pregnant 25 wks, controlled hyperthyroid, have headaches around my lt eye, sometimes eye pain, recently tenderness above my outer part of eye brow?!

I am pregnant 25 wks, controlled hyperthyroid, have headaches around my lt eye, sometimes eye pain, recently tenderness above my outer part of eye brow?!

Could be many things: There are many potential causes of your symptoms, so you should have an examination by your eye doctor to make the proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I've got an overactive thyroid but also been having headaches quite a lot 1 to 2 a day Since the birth of my little girl on the 7th of July why?

I've got an overactive thyroid but also been having headaches quite a lot 1 to 2 a day Since the birth of my little girl on the 7th of July why?

Need endocrinologist: Graves disease can occur during pregnancy. It can cause many symptoms. It can lead to thyroid storm. It is very important that you see in endocrinologist and get treatment for this. Your headaches may be a result of this condition. ...Read more

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How long does trembling hands associated with hyperthyroidism last?

How long does trembling hands associated with hyperthyroidism last?

Tremor & Thyroid: I would imagine that the thyroid levels are within normal and you continue to experience the tremor? Your neurologist can rule out other underlying causes of tremor, including anxiety. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been diagnosed with thyroiditis. I am in the hyperthyroid stage. how long does it usually last?

What to do if I have been diagnosed with thyroiditis. I am in the hyperthyroid stage. how long does it usually last?

Usually 2-6 weeks: Thyroiditis is inflammation of the thyroid gland, resulting in stored thyroid hormone(TH) leaking into the bloodstream faster than normal release of TH, so that TH levels are higher than normal. It can follow a viral infection or come after a pregnancy. There can be a hypothyroid phase later, but thyroiditis almost always resolves, leaving the thyroid working normally. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more