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Symptoms Of Hypothyroidism In Teenagers
I had hypothyroidism when I was a teenager, then when I moved to CA tests said it cleared up. I'm 38 years old &have hypothyroidism again. Thoughts?
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
When I was a young teenager I had hypothyroidism and took meds then I didnt need them. Kept checking thryoid over the years always normal now TSH 5.45?
Symptomatic?: Are you also having some of the symptoms again?Like fatigue,weight gain/inability to lose weight,thinning hair, cold or heat intolerance,constipation,cool/rough/dry skin, decreased exercise capacity or new shortness of breath during exercise,or even menstrual irregularities?You may want to consider restarting levothyroxine to get that TSH level down to normal range and especially if with symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The same as in other: People: 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 rate depression impaired memory check aace.Com for more into. ...Read more
Big spectrum: Thyroid hormones are some of the most important hormones in the body. People with low thyroid cane experience symptoms of: fatigue, sensitive to cold, dry skin, constipation, hoarse voice, weight gain, high cholesterol, muscle ache/weakness, joint pain, heavy periods, brittle nails/hair, depression... In severe cases, especially in the older population, hypothyroidism can lead to a coma/death. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Numerous: Abnormal thyroid functioning may adversely affect a person's mood. It can also cause weight gain, hair loss, dry skin, fatigue, as well as other problems. Hypothyroidism can be caused by the thyroid gland itself and can also be caused by certain medications, like lithium. If a person's pituitary gland is not functioning properly, that may cause hypothyroidism. There are thyroid replacement drugs. ...Read more
How long after thyroid levels are normalised should hypothyroid symptoms disappear? Hypo for 3 years previously, levels now ok but don't feel better.
I've gained 50 lbs and suffered many of the same symptoms as hypothyroidism yet tested twice and was told my levels were normal. What else is there?
You treat: With thyroxine supplementation if indeed you have genuine hypothyroidism. Remember, it takes several weeks and sometimes months to have your symptoms resolve. Regular monitoring of your thyroid levels is equally important as dose requirement can vary among individuals. Change in body weight can also affect levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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