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Hypothyroid Myopathy Symptoms
Many symptoms: The mm are a group of disorders due to dysfunction of the mitochondria, which are the energy producing parts of the cell. Nerve and muscle cells need a great deal of energy and so are most affected. Symptoms depend on which enzymes / proteins are dysfunctional, but muscle, brain, heart and eye function can be affected. See: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/mitochondrial_myopathy for more info. ...Read more
What's the best type of exercise for someone with a metabolic myopathy?What foods/supplements could prevent fatigue & other symptoms during exercise?
Hopefully not!!!: Hypothyroidism can cause a wide array of symptoms. In my experience (thank goodness) no one who is hypothyroid has all these symptoms but the greater the degree of hypothyroidism the greater number & degree of symptoms. Why people get varying symptoms likely depends on genetic factors, nutritional status & co-existing health issues. See http://www.Stopthethyroidmadness.Com/long-and-pathetic/. ...Read more
It can be.: Thyroid acropachy may complicate graves' disease and subcutaneous infiltration is seen in myxedema. So, the answer to your question is that itchy shins can be associated with thyroidopathies. See your internist or family physician to obtain endocrinology referral. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer