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Thalamus Thyroid Interaction
I had cure autoimune disease I am of 17years can my thyroidism and brain fog due to med can cure.How long i need to take med further?
Thyroiditis?: If you are referring to autoimmune thyroiditis ( hashimoto's disease)- this at first can cause an overactive thyroid ( hyperthyroidism) followed by decreased thyoid function ( hypothyroidism). You need to have your thyroid hormone levels balance to achieve balance. The medication may be need for a lifetime or the disease can resolve. ...Read more
I have hashimoto thyroidism, pituitary tumor, seizures, lesion on my brain and had multiple concussions. My calves are hurting bad what could this be?
Wow- a lot!: This can either be as simple as muscular if you have had any changes in excercise or even trauma (fall, seizure). Or it can be neurological, neuropathic pain due to your comorbidities or even the brain lesion. Or vascular such as a DVT or blood clot in your veins. I would recommend that you get evaluated at your earliest convenience. ...Read more
Please define: Hi. There are thyroid nodules and lymph nodes, but not "thyroid nodes". However, removal of neither thyroid nodules nor lymph nodes will affect the function of the brain. Frankly that's kind of an off the wall question. Is there something particular you're thinking of? Good luck! ...Read more
Her num. On thyroid were good but dr said some name .That has something to do with the brain and tyroid.Shes so tired and feels so bad.What could it b?
The Dr. is probably : Referring to her TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) it is the brains signal for the thryroid to make thyroid hormones. E=when the thyroid hormones are produced the TSH drops. We call it a feedback response. We use it as a measure of how well the thyroid is working and how well tretments work. However, many things can make you tired. See your doctor and start with a good physical exam. ...Read more
Check levels: Your MD should be checking your TSH and T4 and T3 (liothyronine) levels regularly. Brain fog can be due to inadequate medication with thyroid Rx. ...Read more
Sorry to hear this but don't get too worried.
You must have your Primary doctor refer you to a Psychologist. He/she will fully care for you and your issues. Won't happen after the first clinic visit but every time you see the Psychologist you will be feeling much better. ...Read more
Can you ever feel normal again after having your thyroid removed? So much brain fog that it gets me down!
Why do I feel light headed a lot. Shakey sometimes. Feel brain fog. Had blood test done all back good. Thyroids. W-b-c count. Vitamin d?
Wide possibilities: It sounds like you're working with your own doctor to determine the cause of your light-headed feelings, which is a good idea. Medication side effects and other substances (drugs, alcohol, etc) may cause symptoms like this, as well as many other possible reasons. You may need neurological and cardiovascular exams too. ...Read more
I suffer from brain fog often. Will it always be this way now that I don't have a thyroid? Or is it more likely to be my sinus issues?
If you're: on BRAND NAME thyroid replacement and your levels are normal, it's just like you didn't have a thyroid problem. Make sure that your blood sugars aren't fluctuating, which can cause these symptoms. ...Read more
I need to have MRI brain for f/o. I also want them to MRI my thyroid during the same session. How much longer and about how much % more cost to inc it?
Ii've completely removed thyroid nodes two years ago, still feel myself very dizzy at times and at those times as if my brain stops working also sight?
If your thyroid: Level is normal (hopefully on replacement to prevent further nodules) then your thyroid has absolutely nothing to do with your current symptoms. See you doctor. ...Read more
Had a baby in Dec 2012, ever since I have been very tired and having trouble getting up in the morning, and I feel sluggish all day. Developed bad memory, brain fog . Thyroid fine. Drs aren't alarmed?
Doctor why do i have brain fog but all blood results are fine including thyroid? i forget what i have to say and i get embarresed
I went to visit an endocrinologist. I do not have erections anymore. I went because I have low thyroid. What can he do for me. I also had brain cance?
Good move: I admire your courage through a difficult illness. I suspect there's been damage to your hypothalamic-pituitary axis, but i'm not the one to say. The endocrinologist will pick other illness -- prolactinoma and hemochromatosis often cause secondary erectile dysfunction in teens and young man. It's much more likely than not that a treatable cause will be found. ...Read more
If I receive an MRI of my brain, will the tracer allow my thyroid, parathyroid, and sinuses to be seen too, or will that require a different tracer?
Could brain fog (forgetting what to say while speaking) be a result of social anxiety? all blood test fine including thyroid and i sleep 8hrs a night
Perception problem: Think about what social anxiety means. Generally feeling nervous in social situations, you are probably thinking about what others think of you rather than focusing on the other person and what you're saying. I recommend that you join Toastmasters for some experience speaking. Another possibility is taking a Dale Carnegie course. A psychiatric diagnosis and meds are not the answer. ...Read more
Past 2-3wks have brain freeze sensation with a sort of odd/burnt smell only I can smell. What could this be? Prior diangosis breast&thyroid cancer
I have 99%symptoms of hypothyroidism but all tests show negative for it. Wght gain,brain fog,tired,facial bloat,brain fog,cyst on thyroid....what next?
? Low thyroid: look for other reasons for your problem and work with your Dr to figure out what is going on. ...Read more
Are brain fog and tremor, nervous breakdowns, difficulty swallowing and difficulty saying some words ALL symptoms of thyroid dysfunction?
Brain fog?: Sorry: "Brain fog" and "nervous breakdowns" are of no use in assessing your problem because they don't really mean anything except to you. Have you been diagnosed with thyroid dysfunction? Or are you looking for some physical cause for what is actually a psychological problem? ...Read more
My TSH is 0.2 which doctors are happy with as I have a history of thyroid cancer. But could this low TSH be causing my brain fog?
Thyroid supplement?: If you are taking a thyroid supplement have your doctor check your free T3 (liothyronine) and 4. This will make sure you have proper thyroid replacement. This is important for just about any metabolic function. ...Read more
Thyroid TSH high. Fog head, can't think; Memory probs. My speech is stuttered as brain will not think quick. Dr not given meds. Should I get meds?
I have lump im middle of my throat along with brain fog forgetfullness and throat and sinus problems i think it may be thyroid problem can u help me?
Feelin excess day tym sleepiness from 5m, normal results came for thyroid, CT of brain, eeg, vit b level, took tab modalert for 1m. Prob still persist
Sleep study: Speak to your doctor if you might benefit from a sleep study. ...Read more
Is there another medication that can benefit me, other than Synthroid, that can help my fatigue, brain fog, etc.? I also had Thyroid Cancer two years ago and have it again... My last US showed some small cysts that may be calcified(?), are my chances of M
Possibly: Hypothyroidism if present is best treated with synthetic T4 levothyroxine Synthroid There is variability in absorption and distribution of generic T4 vs. brand names Also variability in generic formulations of pure T3 Cytomel, (liothyronine) T4/T3 therapy may have some advantages over T4 alone. If disease ? in neck excision,needed because cure rate at your age very high even in metastatic disease ...Read more
What are the chances of me having an orbital tumor/brain tumor w/ 1mm left eye bulge? No vision loss & no double vision. Thyroid results normal.
Left eye bulge:
It is hard to believe that you can accurately tell 1mm difference between your two eyes.
Since you are concerned I suggest you make an appointment to see an eye doctor. ...Read more