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Postural condition- both hands tremble upright with hyperthyroid symptoms. Lying down much less so. BP normal, not diabetic, not hyper. Eating no chg?

Postural condition- both hands tremble upright with hyperthyroid symptoms.  Lying down much less so. BP normal, not diabetic, not hyper. Eating no chg?

Clarification?: Are you hyperthyroid or do you just feel like you have hyperthyroid symptoms? If you haven't been diagnosed by a physician, you should do so. The trembling hands may represent "benign familial tremor" which runs in families and, while annoying, isn't a serious condition. Or, it could be a warning sign of something more serious. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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How long does trembling hands associated with hyperthyroidism last?

How long does trembling hands associated with hyperthyroidism last?

Tremor & Thyroid: I would imagine that the thyroid levels are within normal and you continue to experience the tremor? Your neurologist can rule out other underlying causes of tremor, including anxiety. ...Read more

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When do you think hand tremors of a patient with hyperthyroid will totally diappear? If it normal for us to experience after 2 month of medication?

When do you think hand tremors of a patient with hyperthyroid will totally diappear? If it normal for us to experience after 2 month of medication?

Tremor: If the tremor was caused by the hyperthyroidism, it should improve once the thyroid is controlled on medication. If you are now normal on med and the tremor is still there, it could be something else causing the tremor and not completely thyroid related. ...Read more

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I'm hyperthyroidism having pain in my hands to the point I can't make a fist, also been trying to lose weight n nothing is working taking methimazole?

I'm hyperthyroidism having pain in my hands to the point I can't make a fist, also been trying to lose weight n nothing is working taking methimazole?

Tough to know: Sounds like you would benefit from a personalized consult to review more in depth. Consider Health Tap Prime or Concierge services. Tough to know if hand weakness is a result of persistent hyperthyroid or if there is a possible rare side effect of the methimazole such as lupus-like vasuculitis/joint pain. Weight loss strategies also need discussion in the overall context. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Have essential tremor.Can having hyperthyroid levels from to much levothyroxine make hands tremble/ jittery worse? Lost Wt. from diet, Adjust meds.

 Have essential tremor.Can having hyperthyroid levels from to  much levothyroxine make hands tremble/ jittery  worse? Lost Wt. from diet, Adjust meds.

Yes: We ned to know more but thyroid medication can add to this. But your physician who knows more about you can clarify these tess, decide whether this is increasing your essential tremor ...Read more

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My body keep on giving odd reaction, it trembles up from my chest through the throat until the jaws, so to the hands. Could it be hyperthyroidism?

My body keep on giving odd reaction, it trembles up from my chest through the throat until the jaws, so to the hands. Could it be hyperthyroidism?

...: Could mean fatigue, are you sleeping 6h-8h every night? Do you wake up at the same time most days? Do you drink 3qts/water daily? Do you walk 30 minutes every day? If not, your body is tired and wants to sleep, so will have to be shaken, or shivered, to wake up. If you walk 30min daily, avoid fried & sugary food, drink 3qts water daily, you see the difference. ...Read more

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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and imovane withdrawals after weeks. I stopped abruptly. Should i go back on and taper? Shaking hyperthyroid racing heart insomnia numbness

Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and imovane withdrawals after weeks. I stopped abruptly. Should i go back on and taper? Shaking hyperthyroid racing heart insomnia numbness

Depends no Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) : Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is not usually the problem but imovane is not used in the us but is in canada and australia. Imovane is a hyponotic and is habit forming and can have withdrawal Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is less likely to be causing you symptoms. You need to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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Have had radioactive iodine for modular hyperthyroid 10months ago. Last labs show low hypo now. Having hand tremors and fast heart rate hypo related?

Have had radioactive iodine for modular hyperthyroid 10months ago. Last labs show low hypo now. Having hand tremors and fast heart rate hypo related?

Needs evaluation: The tremors and fast heart beat would be associated with hyperthyroidism, and the hypothyroid status suggests this is not the most likely answer. This could be very complex, and you need to see an endocrinologist ASAP. ...Read more

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Thyroid test shows T4 1.9, TSH 0.07 is that mild hyperthyroid or severe? Worried. Waiting to see endo. off and on faster heart and slight hand shaking

Thyroid test shows T4 1.9, TSH 0.07 is that mild hyperthyroid or severe? Worried. Waiting to see endo. off and on faster heart and slight hand shaking

Fairly mild: Hi. That's fairly mild hyperthyroidism, and should be tolerated OK by a 34-year old until you see the endo. Of course, those labs may not reflect a stable thyroid dysfunction, and the degree of hyperthyroidism my be in transition (becoming more or less hyperthyroid, depending on underlying cause). Your doc could give you a beta-blocker to help the heart racing and tremor until you see the endo. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more