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Hyperthyroidism Causing Paranoia
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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