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Help please! is dizziness a symptom for overactive thyroid?

Help please! is dizziness a symptom for overactive thyroid?

Its a symptom: For many things but it does not specicially suggest overactive thyroid. Dizziness is non specific but often related to your inner ear or brain. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
541 doctors shared insights

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 low blood sugar? I get bouts of dizziness if I don't eat every 2 hours or upon waking. Eating helps a little but doesn't resolv

Can hyperthyroid cause low blood sugar? I get bouts of dizziness if I don't eat every 2 hours or upon waking. Eating helps a little but doesn't resolv

Hyperthyroidism: If you are treated for hyperthyroidism and have the issues you report you must see your doctor as soon as possible to see what is happening and get your thyroid levels under control. ...Read more

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I have post partum hyperthyroidism, it is making me extremely dizzy. Is this a common symptom?

I have post partum hyperthyroidism, it is making me extremely dizzy. Is this a common symptom?

Postpartum dizziness: 32 yo woman c/o dizziness and postpartum hyperthyroidism. I would urge you to see your physician right away. Studies show dizziness is a complaint that needs to be urgently evaluated in the postpartum period. You need a full examination. In response to your question- my impression is that postpartum thyroiditis can cause both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. Dizziness may or may not be related. ...Read more

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I have hyperthyroid (not graves) and I am really dizzy most of the time, can this be from the hyperthyroid ?

I have hyperthyroid (not graves) and I am really dizzy most of the time, can this be from the hyperthyroid 
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Dizziness: Hyperthyroidism can cause dizziness or lightheadedness and if you have a very fast heart rate you should call 911. You should have a full exam from a physician. The most dangerous cause of dizziness that is related to hyperthyroidism is an abnormal heart rhythm caused by thyroid storm. Dizziness has several other unrelated causes that can be evaluated at a regular appointment if you feel well. ...Read more

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Pain in lungs when breathing no dizziness what could be a cause? Xrays showed rt minimal lung base collapse hbp hyperthyroidism

Pain in lungs when breathing  no dizziness what could be a cause?
Xrays showed rt minimal lung base collapse 
hbp
hyperthyroidism

Dyspnea & hi-thyroid: Dyspnea may occur for many reasons in hyperthyroidism: increase in oxygen consumption leading to hypoxemia; increase in co2 production leading to hypercapnia; respiratory muscle weakness; decreased lung volume; an anatomical such as partial airway obstruction from a large goiter is also possible; exacerbation of underlying asthma; pulmonary hypertension. Proper treatment can correct all these. ...Read more

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For a few years I have had subclinical hyperthyroidism. Recently, i been gaining weight, been really dizzy and infertile, is it possible to switch to?

For a few years I have had subclinical hyperthyroidism. Recently, i been gaining weight, been really dizzy and infertile, is it possible to switch to?

Yes: The thyroid hormone levels can go from high to normal to low. A common condition that can do this is hashimoto's thyroiditis. Ask an endocrinologist or thyroid surgeon to run some tests to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Anorexic and hyperthyroidism is out of control haven't slept is 4 days. BP ok but dizzy weak & shaky but have loads of energy. Thyroid or restricting ?

Anorexic and hyperthyroidism is out of control haven't slept is 4 days. BP ok but dizzy weak & shaky but have loads of energy. Thyroid or restricting ?

You'reInAThyroidVoid: So, your thyroid is in hyper-drive,you haven't eaten & have been up for four days monitoring your blood pressure.Sounds logical to me...!!!NOT!!!! Let me suggest,with all tact and sensitivity that YOU GET YOUR BUTT TO A DOCTOR ASAP!!There are SERIOUS consequences to what your body's going through & you could end-up a metabolic mess.Your bp could be perfectly fine but your heart screaming for help. ...Read more

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Why do I have a pressure pain in rt chest and ribs? No sob or dizziness rt lung minimal base collapse hbp tachycardic hyperthyroidism

Why do I have a pressure pain in rt chest and ribs? No sob or dizziness 
rt lung minimal base collapse
hbp tachycardic 
hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism : Hyperthyroidism will cause tachycardia, hypertension. What cause your pain at right chest can be many reasons. For your age, it looks most likely from muscular origin. Better to check with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
513 doctors shared insights

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


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more