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2 episodes of low body temp (94.8 to 95) with hot flashes,sweating, palpitations, weakness, lasts a few hours. Therm not broken. hx hyperthyroid?

2 episodes of low body temp (94.8 to 95) with hot flashes,sweating, palpitations, weakness, lasts a few hours. Therm not broken. hx hyperthyroid?

There are a number: of potential reasons for people to be hypothermic. None of these can be determined over the internet. Make an appointment with your health care provider and get checked out. ...Read more

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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Could heart palpitations be caused by hyperthyroidism?

Could heart palpitations be caused by hyperthyroidism?

Yes.: Palpitations, or feeling that the heart is pounding or racing is a fairly common symptom of hyperthyroidism. Other common symptoms include feeling hot, tremors or shakiness, feeling jittery, trouble sleeping, irritability, as well as either weight loss or weight gain, and tiring easily. ...Read more

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I have hyperthyroid but i love coffee .Should i avoid cofee completely due to heart palpitations ?

I have hyperthyroid but i love coffee .Should i avoid cofee completely due to heart palpitations ?

Yes: Yes, i would avoid coffee, but more importantly, i would try to work with your doctor to get better control of your hyperthyroidism. Until you have better thyroid control, try decaf coffee or herbal teas. ...Read more

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Will I have a heart attack from heart palpitations due to hyperthyroidism? And will I gain weight when I start taking the medicine to treat it?

Will I have a heart attack from heart palpitations due to hyperthyroidism? And will I gain weight when I start taking the medicine to treat it?

Depends: On your underlying cardiac status...If ur young and have no blockages in ur heart, unlikely heart attack- but if ur older and have blockages, maybe, bc too much thyroid hormone makes ur heart work harder than necessary- if heart doesn't get enuf blood/oxygen to do that work, that's a heart attack. Ur metabolism is higher bc of the extra thyroid horm, so if u cont to eat the way u r, u might gain. ...Read more

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Hr rate 104-118 even when resting cause? History hbp hyperthyroidism controlled w/thyroidectomy palpitations inderal (propranolol) 10mg twice a day

Hr rate 104-118 even when resting cause? History hbp hyperthyroidism controlled w/thyroidectomy  palpitations inderal (propranolol) 10mg twice a day

TSH? : Get a TSH drawn. The dose of your thyroid repelacement medicine may be too strong or they may have left too much thyroid tissue at surgery. Meanwhile, bump up the dose of the inderal (propranolol). ...Read more

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Can hyperthyroidism cause an increased sex drive in some people. I have all the other symptoms like weight loss and palpitations but my sex drive incr?

Can hyperthyroidism cause an increased sex drive in some people. I have all the other symptoms like weight loss and palpitations but my sex drive incr?

See doctor: Suggest you see pcp for exam and proper diagnosis. There can be many causes for increased libido including hormonal, meds, drugs and environmental factors. Write down and review with doctor when you noticed weight loss, palpitations and change in libido. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I ve ovarian cysts 7yrs ago. Now lm having palpitations n tachycardia, malaise for de past 5mths.Dr suggest hyperthyroidism can it be the cause?

I ve ovarian cysts 7yrs ago. Now lm having palpitations n tachycardia, malaise for de past 5mths.Dr suggest hyperthyroidism can it be the cause?

Hyperthyroidism: Yes, hyperthyroidism can certainly be the cause of your symptoms. You need to follow up with your doctor to make the diagnosis and get treatment, and hyperthyroidism untreated can cause severe problems. ...Read more

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Hr 108 shortness of breath and chest pain what could be the cause?History: hyperthyroidism until july 20 2011 hbp and palpitations no thyroid meds

Hr 108 shortness of breath and chest pain what could be the cause?History: hyperthyroidism until july 20 2011 hbp and palpitations no thyroid meds

See your DR and: Get checked for heart/lung condition, asthma, anxiety, irregular heart rhythm etc. I presume u had all the necessary tests done. Have your thyroid function monitored. Cut down on caffeine/soda intake , minimize exposure to smoke. Get checked for pheochromocytoma. Take care! ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Palpitation (Definition)

Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more


Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...Read more