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Low Iron Hypothyroidism
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Bp often95/70, fasting sugar 107,mild dizziness sometimes by forward bending for 3months,no vertigo,no low iron or blood count,no hypothyroidism,age59?
Hypothyroid. Rdw low 13.1 (13.6-16.1) mpv low 9.7 (10.3-13.3) WBC 6.9 RBC 4.73 platelets 356. Iron 37 (37-145) iron/tibc <10 low (200-360). Advice?
Change meds: Make sure your thyroid level has been normalized with the proper dose of brand name T4 such as synthroid. Stop the cytomel. It can be dangerous and there is no way to check to see if you're on the correct dose. Your anemia may need further evaluation once your thyroid is stabilized. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism, hashimotos. My recent bloodwork shows I have low iron, high uibc and tibc and heavy periods. What could be the cause?
Heavy periods: Hashimoto is an autoimmune inflammatory process in thyroid gland. It is separate problem to the low iron. If you have low ferritin and high tibc- that means you have iron deficiency. This iron deficiency is likely due to /related to your heavy period. You should take some iron replacement. Heavy periods can be related to your hypothyroidism. See you md and d/w your md more detail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take iron tablets prescribed by the doctor when I am on levothyroxine for hypothyroidism recent blood test says low iron?
I have hypothyroidism and anemia. Have normal ft4 but low total T3 , 88 with range of 76-181. Can taking too much iron be suppressing my t3?
Ignore the T3: Ignore the T3 result. The only important level of T3 is inside the cells where T4 is converted to t3, not in the blood. Do not take your iron within two hourse before or after your thyroid pills as it will alter the absorption and make it inconsistent. The important thyroid lab tests are free T4 and tsh. Make sure you receive the correct dose of brand name replacement. ...Read more
35yr w/f 2yrs ago fit/healthy now hypothyroid,high-creatinine,low-iron,high-calcium,hyperpigmented skin on face hands armpits and groin,brain fog,weak,hair falling out,memory loss,waiting on endo apt?
HYPOTHYROIDISM: HYPOTHYROIDISM can cause a myriad of symptoms. In women it can cause dysfunctional uterine bleeding resulting in a secondary anemia. It also may be associated with anemIa of chronic disease. Get your levels checked regularly and follow up with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I take to boost my metabolism although I have hypothyroidism and always tired, cold besides iron?
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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