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Can dizziness/lightheadedness be caused by hypothyroidism?

Can dizziness/lightheadedness be caused by hypothyroidism?

Not usually: Dizziness/lightheadedness is very non-specific and can be seen in almost any disease and can be just be the manifestation of benign positional vertigo. Hypothyroidism normally doesn't present with that. ...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


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If anxiety is caused by hypothyroidism can the anxiety be helped by other remedies .Thyroxine does not help or maybe a change in thyroid medication ?

If anxiety is caused by hypothyroidism can the anxiety be helped by other remedies .Thyroxine does not help or maybe a change in thyroid medication ?

Anxiety is not: A common symptom of hypothyroidism. If your brand name T4 replacement has brought your thyroid levels back to normal, then there is no need to change replacement and you need to look for other possible causes of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can depression be caused by undiagnosed hormone imbalance?

Can depression be caused by undiagnosed hormone imbalance?

Depression: Possible, especially around end of menstrual cycles, is if female with hormone changes related to illness involving reproductive organs. ...Read more

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How can the headaches caused by ADHD medication be cured?

How can the headaches caused by ADHD medication be cured?

Stop/change the med: If the med is causing your headache, the best treatment is stopping that medicine. You should inform your doc of the side effect of your current med and possibly you will be evaluated and prescribed a different medication. Fortunately, there are many choices now for adhd treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Worried can you cure an irregular heartbeat which is caused by anxiety by treating the anxiety?

Worried can you cure an irregular heartbeat which is caused by anxiety by treating the anxiety?

Yes: Yes. Most arrhythmias that are due to anxiety- adrenaline based, ( apcs, pvcs, svt) can be treated with stress management, meditation, exercise, adequate sleep, reduction of caffeine. However, dangerous arrhythmias can also worsen with stress as well. Vtach, afib etc. Complete evaluation with a cardiologist is important prior to simply addressing the anxiety. ...Read more

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Is hypothyroidism caused by years of anorexia?

Is hypothyroidism caused by years of anorexia?

Perhaps : Low intake of iodide and other nutrients may block thyroid hormone production. ...Read more

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Can endocarditis caused by aspergillus be treated by antifungal medication?

Can endocarditis caused by aspergillus be treated by antifungal medication?

No: Voriconizole is used initially but surgical valve replacement is mandatory for survival. See: http://130.88.242.202/medicine/aspergillus/dropbox/aspergillus_website/aspergillus-web/articlesoverflow/22086858.Pdf. ...Read more

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Can depression be caused psychologically? or is it just caused by a chemical imbalance? if caused by psychological what are some symptoms of it?

Can depression be caused psychologically? or is it just caused by a chemical imbalance? if caused by psychological what are some symptoms of it?

Depression: Oftentimes there is a very fine line that's often blurred by depression as an internal phenomenon via chemical imbalance, versus depression as psychological (as you put it) which I interpret as being aggravated by external factors. Both phenomena interact reciprocally with each other. Welcome to another variant of the time honored "chicken and egg" debate! ...Read more

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Is my fatigue caused by depression or my depression caused by fatigue?

Is my fatigue caused by depression or my depression caused by fatigue?

Both: They are associated with one another. Fatigue can cause depression and depression can cause fatigue. ...Read more

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Can a thyroid problem be caused by acutane?

Can a thyroid problem be caused by acutane?

Rarely: Doing a search on the medical literature, it seems that problems with thyroid function are rare, but can occur. The severity and frequency of these problems is not clear. If you suspect a problem, contact your primary doctor, as some routine lab work can diagnose hypo or hyperthyroidism. The good news is that most of the reported problems with Accutane seem reversible. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is itching caused by stress?

Is itching caused by stress?

Among many other...: The skin is the most sensory innervated organ in the body. Among the many causes of itching, stress could be a factor, but it is often some very minor sensation that causes a brief itch, and then one scratches and that causes more itching....Dry skin, allergy to almost anything that touches the skin, or is inhaled will set off a response that allows mast and other cells to release histamines. Itch. ...Read more

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Can hyperthyroidism be brought on by antibiotics? Antibiotics caused pancreatitis and wondering they also can cause thyroiditis?

Can hyperthyroidism be brought on by antibiotics?  Antibiotics caused pancreatitis and wondering they also can cause thyroiditis?

Not typically: Different mechanism as to how pancreatitis and thyroid diesase occurs. Some drugs can indeed affect thyroid function, e.g. Some cardiac meds, interferon. Arguably, some idiosyncratic reaction (unexpected, unpredictable, and for no known reason) to any med could conceivably stimulate the immune system to cause hyperthyroidism-would be pretty rare. ...Read more

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Can bursitis be caused by thyroid disease? More specifically hypothyroid?

Can bursitis be caused by thyroid disease? More specifically hypothyroid?

Yes but also no: We c an see buritis with a lot of conditions. There are musculoskeletal syndrome with hypothyroidism. Be certain you and your physician have you on a treatment program. Sometiem therapy includes physicial therapy, exercise, injections ...Read more

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What bone diseases can be caused by over using of vinegar?

What bone diseases can be caused by over using of vinegar?

What have you heard?: Use of vinegar has been reported to assist with calcium absorption and thus help with osteoporosis... It can affect the kidneys if too much is taken.. Any to excess if foolish. ...Read more

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Can muscle and joint pain caused by divalproex be prevented without reducing the dose or switching medications?

Can muscle and joint pain caused by divalproex be prevented without reducing the dose or switching medications?

Uncommon: Was the diagnosis of pain made by your physician? These are unlikely to be caused by valproic acid, particularly since the drug can be used in some circumstances to treat pain. Would speak to your prescribing physician about this and determine if this is the true cause of your pain, or if there are other things in your history which would be causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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How can you treat palpitation caused by antispasmodic medications?

How can you treat palpitation caused by antispasmodic medications?

Stop the medicine: Well that's a pretty simple answer but we avoid giving medictions to prevent the heart from skipping as the medicines themselves have side effects that can be serious. So the best answer here is the obvious one. ...Read more

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Can stelazine induced hyperprolactinemia be treated by simply stopping use if symptoms are mild? Which symptoms indicate medical treatment?

Can stelazine induced hyperprolactinemia be treated by simply stopping use if symptoms are mild? Which symptoms indicate medical treatment?

Never just stop!: You might be right to want to wean off if not needed - but definitely have a Dr help you do it safely. This is a good chance to work together for your best treatment. It's nice that you feel the symptoms are mild - but do collaborate on your treatment and consider best use of psychotherapy during changes to validate and support you. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A condition in which the thyroid gland produces too much of the hormone thyroxine, accelerating the body's metabolism, causing weight loss, a rapid or irregular heartbeat, sweating, ...Read more