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Hypothyroidism Rapid Heart Rate
I have a resting heart rate between 30-40's. I have hypothyroidism, some chest pains, and a family history of heart problems. 35, low activity
See a MD: your symptoms of bradycardia and fatigue (low activity) may all be explicable by hypothyroidism. Pls see an endocrinologist to make sure u are chemically euthyroid, I.e. Your hypothyroidism is adequately treated. If bradycardia and low energy persist despite that, see a cardiologist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Been hypothyroid for 10 years on syn. 75mcg. Having fast heart rate and insomnia. Endo lowered syn. To 50mcg and wants to add cytomel (liothyronine). Will this help?
Can hypothyroid symptoms be fast heart rate and insomnia? Will adding cytomel to Synthroid (thyroxine) help?
Maybe hyperthyroid: Hyperthyroidism (too much circulating thyroid hormone) will often produce rapid heart rate and insomnia - along with other symptoms like diarrhea, weight loss, and jitteriness. Low thyroid may cause weight gain, sluggishness, coarse/dry skin, and constipation. Ask your care provider about your symptoms. Please do not "freelance" with Cytomel or synthroid, (thyroxine) as this may harm you! lgromko md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would low ferritin but hemoglobin of 9.3 cause higher resting heart rate? Cardiologist said hearts ok. Slightly hypothyroid. Have thyroid antibodies.
Have hypothyroidism and on armour thyroid 60. Lately feeling very fatigued poor concentration and memory. Noticed on my fitbit heart rate @ rest in ?
I'm hypothyroid with a TSH of 0.01 and T4 in mid range , I have a slow heart rate , i suffer constipation , I do have anxiety am i over medicated?
I am hypothyroid and on 150mcg/day levothyroxine. Tsh was .53 two weeks ago. I am still cold, have low bp, high heart rate, depressed, and insomnia.
Need more lab tests: Tsh does not tell the whole story. Have your doctor check free T4 and free t3 (liothyronine). Those are your actual thyroid hormone levels and might more accurately reveal whether you are on enough medication or even the right medication. Levothyroxine is T4 and needs to be converted to t3 (liothyronine), so a low free T3 (liothyronine) means that you are not converting. Low T3 (liothyronine) can cause many of the symptoms you describe. ...Read more
Is a TSH of 5.13=hypothyroid.Feel fatigued, low energy, slow resting heart rate, cold, anxiety/depression. 20 y.o.female.Dr.didn't say it was abnormal?
If your TSH level is: within the normal range according to the laboratory's parameters, your MD will consider it normal. It is slightly high for some laboratories. If so, your doctor may order a Free T4 & Ultrasensitive TSH to determine if you have Hypothyroidism & if you need other studies & treatment. Either way, ask your MD for referral to mental health providers for diagnosis & management of anxiety/depression. ...Read more
How old is your baby: A heart rate of 160 can be perfectly normal in a newborn baby and with activity or fever in babies up to several months of age, so it all depends on how old your baby is and whether there have been changes in the baby's appetite or degree of alertness. Consult your pediatrician if your baby is otherwise happy playful and eating well or have him checked asap in an er if he is not stable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A number of things: It many be that your heart rate increases from factors as simple as drinking too much coffee, or simply being tired or anxious. In some people, a conduction variation in the heart will suddenly bump the rate up. If you have shortness of breath, faintness, dizziness, lightheadedness, or chest/jaw/shoulder pain, get to the ER or call 911. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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