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Myoclonic Seizures Hypothyroid
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
Can hypoparathyrodism cause people to have seizures and what are other symptoms of the diasese and is it worse than hypothyroidism?
What's the difference between hypothyroidism and hypoparathyroidism and can you have seizures with hypoparathyroidism?
I just found that I have hypothyroidism what does it effect and could it be causing my seizures and does those seizures show up on eegs
Probably not: Hypothyroidism affects every organ and process in your body, so i can say it hasn't affected your seizures, but that's unlikely. It may affect your body's metabolism of your meds however. Luckily, proper replacement with brand name T4 can bring your thyroid level back to normal, and then it will be just like you never had a problem to begin with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long should myoclonic seizures last at night ? Are they dangerous or what are the dangers in 5 yr old and should I try to wake her i'm worried
Myoclonic seizures: Usually the seizures are blitz like lasting a matter of seconds. Occasionally they can spread over the entire body i don't think you have to wake her unless she is trashing around. ...Read more
How to tell if myoclonic jerks are a seizure my child has these all through the night some nights but how to tell what's normal from myoclonic epileps?
Neurologist?: As a physician it is through the descriptions that the patient makes that one can start to determine if they are meaningful. I would video these movements that you have concerns about and show them to your physician or pediatric neurologist. This would be very helpful and then if necessary further tests can be done to determine if they are seizures. ...Read more
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