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Hyperthyroid Trouble Sleeping
Tsh 0.313 told I have hyperthyroidism, enlarged thyroid gland. Losing weight, heart palp, & trouble sleeping. What are my chances of Graves' disease.
Hyperthyroidism: There are several causes of hyperthyroidism, the most common of which are Graves disease and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Given the secondary impacts on other organs, the diagnosis needs to be clarified and determined as early as possible so treatment can begin. Both of these causes could be associated with the symptoms you describe. Get your further testing done and get treatment going. ...Read more
Many women complain that they have trouble sleeping when they are pregnant. Try not to eat just before bedtime. Consider taking a warm bath at bedtime to help you relax. As your abdomen gets bigger, you may want to lie on your side with a pillow under your abdomen and a pillow between ...Read more
How can I tell if my insomnia is from hyperthyroidism or anxiety? Many of the symptoms appear similar online
Sleep disorders: There are many additional potential suspects and a sleep disorder specialist might be a good way to more accurately find the culprit. But between the two you mention, thyroid level blood testing is widely available and accurate. Your city must have many sleep clinics - seek and find and get treatment so you'll sleep well. ...Read more
History of hyperthyroidism.I'm 22 years old i feel so tired all the time, i've lost interest in things i loved to do, i sleep a lot&always drowsy. Why?
Hyper/hypo thyroid: When hyperthyroidism is treated with methimazole, or similar drugs (you are on neomercazole), the treatment can go too far and make you hypothyroid. Your symptoms are consistent with hypothyroidism. But don't just stop your medicines. See your doctor, who needs to monitor your thyroid blood levels. You may need to see an endocrinologist. ...Read more
No: Not usually. Caused by hormonal imbalance.Get a more detailed answer ›
What are some of the reasons i @22 years old feel so tired all the time, lost interest in things i loved to do, i sleep a lot.History of hyperthyroidism?
Depression: It surely sounds like you are depressed. It is time to get in to see your family physician and to address this. You do not need to feel this bad. ...Read more
Other than levothyroxine, what are other alternatives for hyperthyroidism? It has been 3 years i still have no energy, and insomnia!
Some thots: You could consider that thyroid is still not fully regulated, but would doubt that is cause at this point. Anemia might be a consideration, but you could also, suffer a sleep disorder such as sleep apnea. You do emphasize fatigue and this does need to be evaluated fully, as several causes. Discuss with your doctor and plan the next step. ...Read more
I suffer from overactive thyroid and it's affecting my sleep, as i sweat and the goitre on my neck suffocates me sometimes, are sleeping pills okay?
My TSH level returned .66. I will be 41 this month, female and I have been losing weight, insomnia, anxiety. Could this be hyperthyroidism?
16 year old hypochondriac, lack of sleep and severe chronic stress have increased appetite. Last thyroid test in march. Hyperthyroidism likely ?
Sick 1x a month. cough, cold, yellow phlegm. Daily probiotics, vitamin C 2000 mg, exercise 2x a wk, sleep, eat well. Hyperthyroidism now normal. Help.
My daughter just got back two blood test results for low white blood cell count, she is loosing her hair, high anxiety, insomnia. Hyperthyroidism ??
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and imovane withdrawals after weeks. I stopped abruptly. Should i go back on and taper? Shaking hyperthyroid racing heart insomnia numbness
Depends no Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) : Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is not usually the problem but imovane is not used in the us but is in canada and australia. Imovane is a hyponotic and is habit forming and can have withdrawal Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is less likely to be causing you symptoms. You need to discuss with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stomach very sensitive. For example, if I sleep only 6 hours, I have a sensitive stomach all day. If I wait longer than around 15 mins,w/out eating anything or drinking juice, stomach ache all day. Already tested for hyperthyroidism, negative. Any suggest
Non ulcer dyspepsia: Please check "The Gut Solution". We wrote a book about this very common problem and deveoped the SEEDS program to help treat the problem. We have a web site that will help. ...Read more
Is this hyperthyroidism?
Symptoms include: insomnia, weight loss, eczema-chin, hunger, tsh: 1.51, strong tremors, anxiety, polyuria, weak upper str.
Probably Not: If your TSH is 1.51, then you are not hyperthyroid. I would see your doctor and ask him to evaluate you in person - he will probably want to order labs to rule out diabetes, which can cause weight loss and polyuria. If you have underlying anxiety, that can cause your tremors and insomnia. Find a doctor you are comfortable with and make an appt. ...Read more
When doctors check for hyperthyroidism do they also look for hyperparathyroidism too? Hunger, insomnia, stomach pain, cramps, high BP & HR, weightloss
43yr,hypothy-62.5mcg TSH-0.53,sweating,pain while swallowing, weakness,slow breathing,insomnia,swelling hand,ankles,is it possible?hyperthyroid at .53
Possible: Hi. There's huge individual variation in response to any level of thyroid hormone replacement. Some of those symptoms COULD be your body's response to having a TSH of 0.53. I would try lowering your l-thyroxine dose to 50 mcg or 25 mcg and see if your symptoms improve with your TSH coming up a bit. However, many people feel fine with a TSH of 0.53, and it's possible your symptoms are not thyroid ...Read more
Hyperthyroid symptoms w/ normal tsh. Weight loss/hunger fatigue/sleep prob, puffy face, sweat, low blood sugar, anxiety, dizzy if stand, dry skin acne
Uptake scan shows overactive thyroid but tests are normal. Bulging eyes, fatigue, goiter, insomnia, dry skin. Tsh, t4, t3 (liothyronine) normal, whats causing symps?
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