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Hypothyroidism And Adhd
Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
I want to knoweverything about my conditions. Help with hypothyroid cholesterol depression ADHD and anxiety.
Read a lot: The more you read about each of the conditions the better off you will be (generally speaking). Best to stay out of the chat rooms as you can easily get misinformed. Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and other big clinics have excellent patient oriented materials on line. I like Wikipedia as it goes into some detail and is free of commercial bias. You can easily cross reference medical terms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With ADHD&Hypothyroidism takingover my life, I'm on50mg ofVyvanse it helps at times,but I'm still always daydreaming,NEEDHELP W/THE RASH.Whenwillitgo?
Son is 10 has ADHD & hypothyroidism. Did well on Kapvay & Straterra until started synthroid. Now ADHD not controlled. Stimulant side effects profound?
Diseases: Your son needs to his doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Does ADHD and hypothyroid disease have similar symptoms making it possible to diagnose one instead of the other?
I think I've had hypothyroidism first time i was tested was a year ago if I have had it untreated what complications could I have gained?
My daughter takes Synthroid for hypothyroidism and has become very emotional and hyper. Is this normal behavior?
No: Kids who are treated for profound hypothyroidism can exhibit some symptoms of what seems like hyperactivity as their body gets used to being back on track. However, if a child has been hypothyroid long enough, problems like learning disability or adhd may exist already, but unmasked with treatment for hypothyroidism. Please speak to your child's doctor about this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Levothyroxin 50 five days a week and other 2 days 75. Still feeling depressed and my memory is shot... I can't remember things i'm being taught in school ... Have autoimmune disease/ hypothyroidism been on meds for 7 months.. What should I do i'm lost dr
See psychiatrist: You mention being treated for hypothyroidism and autoimmune problems, but if you're also depressed the levothyroxin alone will not completely resolve your symptoms. I don't know other medicines you might be taking as well, but please consider seeing a psychiatrist to review these and your own symptoms. S/he may be able to help you over the depression hump. Good luck to you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can ritalin mask hypothyroidism? I have increasingly cold feet, hands, and nose, even though my thermostat is set at 75 and I have terribly dry skin, muscle weakness (trouble opening jars when i never used to), and joint pain in my hips and knees when i g
The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more
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