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Hyperthyroidism Affect Cardiac
Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism is a excess metabolic state. If other systems are normal it will usually cause increased heart rate and cardiac output. In the face of a weak heart, it could be associated with decrease in cardiac output. Chronic hyperthyroidism can be associated with a cardiomyopathy causing decreased heart function. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could the wrong treatment of hyperthyroidism cause any serious health damage?
I have been following my own treatment but don't feel very well lately
If most of my symptoms from hyperthyroidism have gone except the "foggy thinking", what should I do to get rid of that? The meds aren't working. What can be done?
Furthar test: At age 80 need doppler of carotids and chem 20 lab. If all neg. A medical food cerefolin with nac is very helpful. ...Read more
Helpful: Beta blockers, such as metoprolol, are a part of the treatment of hyperthyroidism. Beta blockers block the effects of increased thyroid hormone on the heart and circulation. Once hyperthyroidism is controlled, then the beta blockers can typically be discontinued. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was hypothyroid but now am hyperthyroid - should I discontinue my meds so I don't get more hyper?
No: This may be due to taking too much thyroid hormone, but stopping the thyroid pill would likely lead to too little thyroid hormone. Most often, in this situation, a dose adjustment is needed. This means working closely with the doctor who prescribed the thyroid hormone for you to find the "just right" dose for you.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since i found out I have hyperthyroidism i can't get any fat and im looseing more body fat then i already have..Weight 95 lb.Size 0/1 jeans.Been 6 mnth?
May take time: As long as your thyroid remains overactive, your metabolism will be speeded up and it will be difficult to regain the weight that you have lost. It is importaht that you are seen frequently and your treatment adjusted to bring your thyroid hormone levels to normal as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hyperthyroid every year only 4-5mos.Normalizes by itself.5yrs now. My drs. Can't tell why just suggest tapazole (methimazole).Pls help.What is causing re-ocurance?
Autoimmune: The most common cause for hyperthyroidism in your age group is graves disease. This is an autoimmune disorder in which an antibody is stimulating your thyroid. The level of the antibody can vary, thereby causing your thyroid level to vary. Since it has been 5 yrs of recurrent hyperthyroidism, it is unlikely that it will simply stop happening. You should consider radioactive iodine when it recurs. ...Read more
2 options: Antithyroid medication, like Methimazole or ptu, (propylthiouracil) are available. However, both come with side effects risk: liver toxicity and some potential toxicity to the part of bone marrow which is part of the immune system. Ptu (propylthiouracil) has been given a black box warning because of its association with some cases of liver failure. Radioablation is another treatment- oral radioactive iodine destroys the thyroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have most of the symptoms of hypothyroidism/hyperthyroidism but i don't know if this is coincidence and they may be linked to something else?
I don't drink much but was diagnosed with pancreatitis and hyperthyroidism can one be causing the other? Have just had a baby can that cause this?
Is it okay to fast if i was recently diagnosed with hyperthyroidism? During the month of ramadan, we fast from dawn to dusk daily (and can't have anything to eat or drink including water). Health, of course, comes first.
It's still a few months away, bu
Curing hyperthyroid: To cure it, you need to know what causes it. There are many causes for hyperthyroidism, some are temporary and goes away without treatment, others require treatment to permanently treat it. In general, if u take away the thyroid gland (surgery or kill it with radioactive iodine), then the hyperthyroidism is cured (..But then you will be hypothyroid). U need a physician to help u with this disease. ...Read more
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