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Doctor insights on: Hyperthyroidism Causing Paranoia

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What is the cause of hyperthyroidism usually?

What is the cause of hyperthyroidism usually?

Graves' disease: Autoimmune thyroid disease- graves' disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. Other causes include inflammation of the thyroid, drug induced hyperthyroidism, hyperactive thyroid nodule or nodules, rarely pituitary tumor.... ...Read more

Paranoid (Definition)

Someone who fears others mean to harm him/her in some way. They may believe or think others are spying on them or plotting to kill them. When the fear is totally irrational and without basis it may be delusional ...Read more


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What causes similar symptoms to hyperthyroidism?

What causes similar symptoms to hyperthyroidism?

Many, many things: Most overweight people think/hope they have an under active thyroid gland, so doc can give them thyroid replacement and they'll lose the weight (i remember one case in 40 years practice). Many people think they have overactive thyroid when pulse is fast, palpitations in chest, sweat a lot, diarrhea frequently, lose weight or hair, ...Most don't, but check. I do thyroid screening tests routinely. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hyperthyroidism in older woman?

What are the causes of hyperthyroidism in older woman?

A few: Most often, the entire gland can overproduce thyroid hormone. This is called graves' disease. Less commonly, a single nodule is responsible for the excess hormone secretion. This is a "hot" nodule. Thyroiditis (inflammation of the thyroid) can also cause hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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What are the causes of similar symptoms as hyperthyroidism?

What are the causes of similar symptoms as hyperthyroidism?

Nothing: There is no other disorder that produces the constellation of signs and symptoms that hyperthyroidism does. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Why hyperthyroidism can cause miscarraige?

Why  hyperthyroidism   can cause miscarraige?

Overactive thyroid: Can cause a variety of problems that are about 2 pages long. Excess circulating thyroid hormone may cause rapid pulse, increasing sweating, diarrhea (rapid transit of food), anxiety or panic attacks, weight loss (or gain); the thyroid plays a hormonal, regulatory role in almost all the organs of the body, including the uterus and uterine function, including cause of miscarriage. ...Read more

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Can hyperthyroid cause u to be lightheaded everyday?

Can hyperthyroid cause u to be lightheaded everyday?

It could: Iy could make you lightheaded bit go get thyroid hormone levels. Don't assume. Lightheaded can mean many things. ...Read more

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How hyperthyroidism can cause vomiting?

How hyperthyroidism can cause vomiting?

Hyperthyroid: If you have both hyperthyroidism and/or vomiting, you must see a doctor as soon as possible. If you have seen your doctor you must set a time for your doctor.If you cannot be seen by your regular doctor, you MUST have someone take you to the Emergency Facility. Recovery should be OK. Please let me know how things go. Michael Kleerekoper ...Read more

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Can hyperthyroidism cause dental carries?

Can hyperthyroidism cause dental carries?

It's possible but : I don't know of any direct correlation between hyperthyroidism and dental caries. I have read that children with hyperthyroidism are dentally precocious (teeth erupting at an earlier age) and if their oral hygiene is not good, then certainly that can contribute to dental caries. ...Read more

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Can antihistamines cause hyperthyroidism?

Can antihistamines cause hyperthyroidism?

No.: But if they are combined with a decongestant (such as pseudoephedrine/sudafed) then the decongestant can cause some symptoms which can also occur with hyperthyroidism, including shakiness, fast pulse, feeling "wired", or anxious. ...Read more

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Is hyperthyroidism can cause problem in pregnancy?

Is hyperthyroidism can cause problem in pregnancy?

Yes: Thyroid hormone plays an important role in fertility. Both low or high are not conducive to conception. However, if you normalize the levels with medication, you will conceive. ...Read more

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Can hyperthyroid issues cause high blood sugar levels?

Can hyperthyroid issues cause high blood sugar levels?

Not usually: Hyperthyroidism due to graves' is associated with an increased risk of type 1 dm. Talk to your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Can stopping hyperthyroidism medicine cause weight gain?

Can stopping hyperthyroidism medicine cause weight gain?

Not normally: Hyperthyroidism usually causes weight loss, treating it would cause weight gain.Therefor stopping treatment for hyper thyroidism would likley cause weight loss not gain. ...Read more

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Can hyperthyroidism cause bad insomnia? Can any docs explain?

Yes.: Insomnia is a common symptom in people with hyperthyroidism. But there are many other potential causes of insomnia, so a checkup with your doctor and lab tests are needed to know for sure. ...Read more

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Why does hyperthyroidism cause severe tingling pain in the feet?

This is VERY: UNUSUAL and I suggest you consult your endocrinologist about a referral to a NEUROLOGIST since this may be due to peripheral neuropathy from other causes including Diabetes (which may be "uncovered" by the high levels of thyroid hormone! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Would having hyperthyroid problems cause high blood sugar levels?

Maybe impaired: The effects of thyroid hormone on blood glucose is complex. Insulin levels may be increased, but there is also resistance to Insulin action. Often, fasting glucose is not affected, but glucose may increase more after a meal (i.e. Impaired glucose tolerance). All this should improve when the thyroid is treated, unless you are also developing diabetes. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more