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Can hyperthyroidism and an enlarged thyroid cause presure on the head, eyes and tightness on the neck, presure/fulnes in my ear as well as dizziness?

Can hyperthyroidism and an enlarged thyroid cause presure on the head, eyes and tightness on the neck, presure/fulnes in my ear as well as dizziness?

Yes, Need Treatment: Hyperthyroidism can cause a lot of symptoms. Some people will feel pressure in the neck because the thyroid is usually enlarged. You may feel pressure in your head/ears from increased blood flow, heart rate, anxiety...Dizziness/lightheadedness is very common. The eyes may open wider than nl (in Graves' dz the eye muscles enlarge). With tx the sx's should improve quickly! The eyes may need spec tx. ...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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What causes ringing in ears?

What causes ringing in ears?

TINNITUS(RINGING EAR: It can be caused by several medical conditions and you need to check with your doctor , following common conditions allergies, ear infections, hearing loss, wxcessive wax, brain or head injury, stress, hypothyroidism, lyme disease, TMJ disfunction, high blood pressure, meniers disease, otosclerosis, and poor circulation. ...Read more

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Treatment for ringing in ears?

Treatment for ringing in ears?

Tinnitus treatment: We check for underlying causes such as earwax occluding the ear canals, hearing loss due to history of loud noise exposure or age-relates, medications, high blood pressure, head/neck injuries, head/neck tumors, TMJ disorder, etc. Treatments will depend of whether the cause of tinnitus is treatable or not. ...Read more

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Is ringing in ears caused by excessive wax build up?

Is ringing in ears caused by excessive wax build up?

No: This is normally associated with repeated exposure to loud sounds. ...Read more

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Have headache with ringing in ears, also been blacking out?

Have headache with ringing in ears, also been blacking out?

Headaches: Headaches blacking out very worrisome constellation of symptoms should seek emergency attention. ...Read more

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Why do I have ringing in ears before going to sleep and when waking up?

Tinnittus: Is a difficult thng to treat. It sometimes responds to vitamin therapy, suggesting that it is related to diet. ...Read more

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Ringing in ears after using hammer drill and going to live concert. What do I do?

Not surprising: Loud noise exposure will expectedly lead to ringing in the ears/tinnitus immediately afterwards. Often, it will either become less severe or resolve with time. ...Read more

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Owned campus bar and hung out there all the time. 30 yrs later have intermmittent ringing in ears. Driving me crazy.?

A guy comes into a b: Hard to say what your issue is. If you worked 30 years in a bar with loud music, you may be experiencing some hearing difficulties. Ringing in the ears is most likely menierre's disease and not related to the sound. You need a good audiological eval and ENT eval to make sure all is okay. You may end up with hearing aids. May always have ringing and may worsen. Get checked. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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Ringing In Ears (Definition)

Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) is a symptom in which a person has a persistent noise in his ear or ears. Tinnitus can be of unknown cause, or can be caused by hearing damage, tumors, problems in the brain or hearing nerve, ...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