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Can hypothyroidism cause dizziness?

Can hypothyroidism cause dizziness?

It can, but rarely: Luckily, hypothyroidism is easily treated with the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

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


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Could dizziness be due to hypothyroidism?

Could dizziness be due to hypothyroidism?

Many Causes: Different people mean different things when they use the word "dizziness." in any case, dizziness can come from far too many causes to list here. You need to tell your doctor why you are worried about hypothyroidism as that usually does not start with dizziness. ...Read more

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I have had dizziness now for about 8 weeks could it be due to hypothyroidism?

I have had dizziness now for about 8 weeks could it be due to hypothyroidism?

Not necessarily: Although low thyroid can cause dizziness, the more likely etiology may involve inner ear, medication reactions, blood flow issues to the base of the brain, low blood pressure, anemia, abnormal heart rhythms, and even significant deconditioning. Due to complexities, see your physician, who most likely will reassure you. ...Read more

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Can dizziness/lightheadedness be caused by hypothyroidism?

Can dizziness/lightheadedness be caused by hypothyroidism?

Not usually: Dizziness/lightheadedness is very non-specific and can be seen in almost any disease and can be just be the manifestation of benign positional vertigo. Hypothyroidism normally doesn't present with that. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism make you feel dizzy or off balance especially when standing?

Can hypothyroidism make you feel dizzy or off balance especially when standing?

Hypothyroid: hypothyroidism does not cause dizziness and off balance symptoms unless it is in the most critical or advanced stages when you are weak, your legs are swollen in the distant extremities. When was your last thyroid level checked. You probably are a little dehydrated. Drink a few glasses of water 28 to 32 oz and see if it still persists. If you are in blood pressure meds you can get this as well ...Read more

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Is it possible that my body doesn't like to be hypothyroidism at all? Anytime they lower my levo I get bad anxiety and dizzy.

Is it possible that my body doesn't like to be hypothyroidism at all? Anytime they lower my levo I get bad anxiety and dizzy.

Hypothyroidism: Thank you for informing about Thyroidectomy, Hypothyroidism, Levothyroxine, and Feeling anxious. While taking maintenance dose of Levothyroxine., lowering the dose will not cause anxiety, as anxiety is a symptom of Hyperthyroidism. Anxiety can be due to stresses of relationships, work, finances. Dizziness can be due to Anxiety. See Endocrinologist for Thyroid status. See Psychiatrist for Therapy ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if I have dizziness and fatigue that is getting more severe everyday, hypothyroidism?

Should i be concerned if I have dizziness and fatigue that is getting more severe everyday, hypothyroidism?

See PCP: If you are experiencing lightheadedness and fatigue that is worsening, it is recommended you consult your pcp. Fatigue as well as lightheadedness are symptoms of dozens of medical and psychological conditions. So it is important to determine the cause with a proper history, examination, and ancillary lab tests. Hope that answers your question! ...Read more

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Bp often70/95, fasting sugar 107,mild dizziness sometimes by forward bending for 3months,no vertigo,no low iron or blood count,no hypothyroidism,age59?

Bp often70/95, fasting sugar 107,mild dizziness sometimes by forward bending for 3months,no vertigo,no low iron or blood count,no hypothyroidism,age59?

If your: If your blood pressure is 70/95 then there is a problem. Normally the systlic is higher meaning 95/70.. that looks better, however the difference between the number is not much hence that could also signal a problem. See your primary doc to check for cortisol, aldosterone, and thyrone hormones. Then have him refer you to a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more