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Hypothyroidism And Numb Tongue
The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more
Possibly: Hypothyroidism causes thickening of the covering around tendons called synovium. In some parts of the body, like the carpal tunnel, there is only so much space. If the space is filled with the thicker synovium then the nerve that also is in the carpal tunnel gets pinched. That causes numbness and/or tingling. ...Read more
Poor control: Although your doc may tell you, your numbers are fine, it is possible that you are not under optimal control. Anhedonia (numb emotionally) may be coming form insufficient hormone or hormone action. Your TSH should be between 1-2, your ft4 normal and total T3 (liothyronine) normal showing optimal conversion. Generics have erratic content as well as absorption. Follow instructions exactly. ...Read more
Can major anxiety cause your tongue to feel swollen along with hypothyroid and also I have awful acid reflux?
Mom just had her left arm go numb and said it "went rigid" and she dropped the cup she was holding. She' 60y/o, hypothyroidism, no other probs. cause?
My friend was diagnosed with hypothyroid disfunction, he's taking treatment & when ever he exercises he feels dizzy & his head feels numb what's wrong?
I have severe chills and numbness in my finger tips, blurry vision and diarria today, i have hypothyroidism but had been feeling better however ?
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