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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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Feeling tired all the time even with sleep. Concentration issues. Feeling cold for no reason. Thyroid results normal. No stds.

Feeling tired all the time even with sleep.  Concentration issues.  Feeling cold for no reason.  Thyroid results normal.  No stds.

Could be depression: Consider a psychological work-up or evaluation. Your symptoms match some of those for depression. Let an expert talk with you. A licensed psychologist might help. ...Read more

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Can overactive thyroid cause stomach cramps/ache all day?

Can overactive thyroid cause stomach cramps/ache all day?

Possible, but unlike: Overactive thyroid can cause many, many different symptoms. It can increase your intestinal transit time leading to diarrhea, but continuous cramps is unlikely. Get your thyroid level normalized and you'll know if the thyroid was responsible. Meanwhile, keep looking for other possible causes. ...Read more

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Constantly tired no energy hot sweats memory problems can't focus or concentrate could it be Addison's disease or adrenal fatigue I feel exhausted ?

Seek another reason: "Adrenal fatigue" is an dubious "pop" diagnosis given to people whose illnesses are probably psychosomatic -- not that this is not serious. Addison's would be worth ruling in/out but other entities -- even chronic carbon monoxide poisoning from a faulty home heater -- and a few dozen others need to be ruled out. Look also about how your life and your relationships are going. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Car sickness all the time then, fatigue, dizziness upon standing, hungry, tired, and feeling like I'm missing something in my diet all the time. ?

Car sickness all the time then, fatigue, dizziness upon standing, hungry, tired, and feeling like I'm missing something in my diet all the time. ?

Would recommend: a good physical exam and perhaps some blood tests to diagnose/check for any vitamin deficiencies and rule put any serious medical condition. ...Read more

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Feel fatigued and sleepy all the time with constant body aches ?

See a doctor: Cannot possibly evaluate this over the internet without more information, an exam and possibly some lab values. Go and be seen. Best wishes for a successful recovery soon. ...Read more

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Feeling sick, tired, and lack of energy almost all the time. What could be wrong?

Feeling sick, tired, and lack of energy almost all the time. What could be wrong?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I feel tired all the time, pressure/tiredness in eyes, sluggishness. Home sleep test/thyroid/blood tests all ok. Been going on for years. Any ideas?

I feel tired all the time, pressure/tiredness in eyes, sluggishness. Home sleep test/thyroid/blood tests all ok. Been going on for years. Any ideas?

Home sleep study : Out sleep apnea. You may still have a sleep disorder or a psychiatric disorder. Recommend a sleep medicine consult and a psychiatry consult. Your best bet if possible would be to find a psychiatrist also certified in sleep medicine so you can kill two birds with one stone. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the signs of diabetes weight gain, dizziness, oder in urine, feel tired and out of energy all the time. Sleepy after eating.

What are the signs of diabetes weight gain, dizziness, oder in urine, feel tired and out of energy all the time. Sleepy after eating.

Insulin excess: You have signs of Insulin resistance, a preamble to diabetes in most people. Once diabetes sets in, you will start losing weight abnormally, not gaining. There is a good chance that with diet, exercise and weight loss, you can buy yourself some time, lower levels of insulin, lose weight and avoid diabetes. Please see your doctor and nutritionist. ...Read more

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When we feel tired, is there a certain fatigue hormone that signals the brain you are "tired"?

When we feel tired, is there a certain fatigue hormone that signals the brain you are "tired"?

There are many: Tiredness is controlled by multiple brain chemicals. Some chemicals make us more awake (like adrenaline) others cause us to be sleepy. A delicate balance allows us to be awake during the day and sleep at night. So no, there is not 1 fatigue chemical but there are numerous chemicals. ...Read more

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All day drowsiness, fatigue and tiredness without any accompanying symptom. Stressful life and feeling sad. Feeling like faint&tired all time (f, 32).

All day drowsiness, fatigue and tiredness without any accompanying symptom. Stressful life and feeling sad. Feeling like faint&tired all time (f, 32).

Seek medical consult: As a psychiatrist, i could easily draw an association between your mood (i.e., sad); your life circumstances (stressful); and symptoms (drowsiness). The diagnosis could be depression, which can be addressed with a combo of talk therapy and medication. However, there are innumerable other conditions which could cause fatigue and faintness, hence consultation with an internist or family md is key. ...Read more

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Tumor on both adenals. Fatigue, headache, muscle weakness, edema, out of breath after walking short distance, sweating all the time. Cortisol fine. ?

Tumor on both adenals.  Fatigue, headache, muscle weakness, edema, out of breath after walking short distance, sweating all the time.  Cortisol fine. ?

get checked: The adrenals make more hormones other than cortisol. See your doctor to get fully evaluated. The adrenals may or may not be causing your complaints but with history above, it needs to be followed through. See a specialist if needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am on thyroid medicine and fatigue all the time and no energy at and can sleep all day?

I am on thyroid medicine and fatigue all the time and no energy at and can sleep all day?

Not sure: I'm not sure but perhaps your medicine may need adjustment. Talk it over with your physician. Any other problems like diabetes, etc.? ...Read more

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25 mcg levothyroxine is it normal to have fatigue, dry skin, muscle aching and weakness, depression, insomnia when on this medication for hypothyroi?

25 mcg levothyroxine is it normal to have fatigue, dry skin, muscle aching and weakness, depression, insomnia when on this medication for    hypothyroi?

Hypothyroidism: The symptoms you have are more compatible with hypothyroid state. You are on the lowest dose yet and likely your doctor is adjusting it, just can't give a very high dose right away. It takes a few weeks to adjust each level so as not to get side effects. Talk to your doctor for reassurance. ...Read more

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Extreme muscle fatigue, dizzy spells and tachycardia and general body pain. 25mcg of synthroid (thyroxine). Dr says its thyroid. I'm so desperate for your help.

Extreme muscle fatigue, dizzy spells and tachycardia and general body pain. 25mcg of synthroid (thyroxine). Dr says its  thyroid. I'm so desperate for your help.

Thyroid: Fatigue, tachycardia, dizziness could be signs of higher medication dose. Check with endocrinologist for your thyroid testing and evaluation for dysautonomia. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more