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Hypothyroidism Cant Take Deep Breath
I am often very sleepy, my left chest hurts especially when taking a deep breath. I lose a bit of hair but not drastically. Is this hypothyroidism?
Hard to say: Hypothyroidism can be a cause for fatigue and daytime sleepiness. However there are multiple other factors that could cause this too. Such as sleep apnea.. Chest pain with deep breath may be related to many causes ( pericarditis, chest wall muscle pain, pe, ..Etc..) good history and lab work may clarify the cause. ...Read more
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
LAPBAND EMPITED SINCE THEN NOSE STUFFED COMPLETELY EAR PAIN AND THROAT FEELS LIKE I CANT TAKE DEEP BREATH COUULD THIS ALL BE RELATED TO LAP BAND ?
Not enough info: Question is not Clearly stated! Do you mean fluid was removed from the band, if so, was it done on bedside(usually) with needle aspiration from the port; then these symptoms are not related to that. If it was done under anesthesia( I don't expect so) then tube used for anesthesia can cause sore throat or ear ache. Please call your surgeon and discuss these symptoms. ...Read more
Ever since i've been diagnosed and treated.For hypothyroidism I have been losing my breath(gasping for air) and i can't do 30 seconds of exercise.Help?
Not thyroid.: Doesn't sound like this is related to your thyroid unless of course it is very large and impinging on your airway. You didn't mention this so i don't suppose that is the issue either. You have another problem which may be anxiety or possibly a reversible obstructive lung dysfunction such sas asthma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not normal: It is not normal obviously -- hypofunctioning thyroid is very damaging to the organ systems in the body -- so you need to get medical attention asap shortness of breath can be caused by heart and/or lung problems and not necessarily your hypothyroid -- again get medical attention now! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely related: It is not likely to be related to hypothyroidism.You need to get checked by your doctor or a pulmonary specialist, you will need examination and if indicated pulmonary function test and/or xrays etc to make a diagnosis.There can be pulmonary and cardiac causes of shortness of breath even in non smokers.If no cause is found in lungs than get a cardiovascular evaluation and tests including ekg/echoca. ...Read more
I keep randomly experiencing shortness of breath. Could my hypothyroidism be @ fault? What might trigger it & what can I do short-term for relief?
Hypothyroid dyspnoea: Untreated or poorly corrected hypothyroid can create a variety of symptoms though dyspnea is not a common one once corrected no symptoms should persist. ...Read more
With hypothyroidism & the tremors with that. Is it normal with the feeling of hard & Shake breathing? Feels like i breath togheter/with the tremors.
If you thyroid: level is normal, it's not your thyroid that's causing your problems. Check w/your doctor re: other possible causes. ...Read more
I was just diagnosed with hypothyroidism and have heart palpatations and shortness of breath. Before i'm treated can I do something for discomfort?
See doc.: Need to see your doc to straighten this out. If they have DX hypothyroid they need to decide if your sx are related to hypothyroid or not. If so, they should treat you without delay. If not you may need additional diagnostic testing to explain your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reason for a female patient aged 49 with hypothyroidism presenting with dry cough since 1 month and with a single episode of shortness of breath?
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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