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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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Can hyperthyroid cause u to be lightheaded everyday?

Can hyperthyroid cause u to be lightheaded everyday?

It could: Iy could make you lightheaded bit go get thyroid hormone levels. Don't assume. Lightheaded can mean many things. ...Read more

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Does having hyperthyroidism (not graves) effect your blood glucose? I am constantly feeling like I am hypoglycemic, dizzy and lightheaded

Does having hyperthyroidism (not graves) effect your blood glucose? I am constantly feeling like I am hypoglycemic, dizzy and lightheaded

Check blood sugar: I recommend that you have your blood sugar checked when you are having these symptoms. This may be related to the hyperthyroidism alone however. Too high thyroid levels can lead to shakiness, dizziness, sweating, more frequent need to use the bathroom, and weight loss. See your MD and have your thyroid levels checked as well as the blood sugar! ...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

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How long does lightheadedness. Last due to anemia?

How long does lightheadedness. Last due to anemia?

Depends.: The normal hemoglobin is around 12-14 for women and 14-16 for men. Most people will not have symptoms if the hemoglobin is over 11. But many may have no symptoms at 9 or even 8, especially if the anemia came on slowly. There is a level below which people have symptoms and above which they don't, but it varies between people. Once the count comes up, symptoms should be gone. ...Read more

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How long can hyperthyroidism last before it starts affecting your heart and body?

How long can hyperthyroidism last before it starts affecting your heart and body?

Right away: Hyperthyroidism can cause cardiac arrhythmia or irregular heart rhythm so it can affect your heart right away. It can also cause tremor, shaking, weight loss, sweating, fatigue, exhaustion...Most of these symptoms can occur right when you become hyperthyroid. ...Read more

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How long does lightheadedness last from weaning off of clonazepam? Feel very lightheaded, tachycardic and weak.

How long does lightheadedness last from weaning off of clonazepam? Feel very lightheaded, tachycardic and weak.

It depends...: On how fast are you weaning off and for how long you took it... These class of medications are highly addictive. Don't worry it shall be over soon anyway ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Lightheadedness (Definition)

Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...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