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The Effect Of Stress On Thyroid Problems
Does a thyroid problem effect weight loss, if so what are some ways to lose weight with thyroid problems?
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Can the start of menopause cause or have an effect on, dissociation, bipolar or thyroid problems? I have been diagnosed with all three.
YES!: Hormonal imbalances, particularly involving the thyroid and sex hormones, can derail mental health. The body is all about biochemical balance, and any diruption of this balance will cause mental/psychological and physical/physiologic symptoms. Your body creates these symptoms as "alarms" to warn you about these imbalances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I stop my hair from falling out. No thyroid problems but was taking Depakote which I stopped over 2 months ago. Very frustrated.
I am 31. Blood work was normal, not anemic or any thyroid problems. Still tired a lot and hot constantly. Help! !!!
High metabolism?: You are a young 31 year old female. If your thyroid hormones are normal, you are not anemic, you should not be tired a lot. But if your schedule is hectic and you have some stress in your life you will be tired. Eat a balanced diet, low in carbohydrate, lots of vegetables, and protein, less red meat, exercise daily, and don"t overwork yourself. Avoid stress and get 8 hrs of sleep each night. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many possible causes of chronic fatigue- chronic infections (bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic), nutrient deficiencies, toxic exposures, thyroid ; other hormonal problems, sleep disorders, heart disease, cancer, stress, food allergies, depression etc. A "normal" TSH doesn't rule out thyroid problems- check thyroid antibodies ; free t3- see http://bit.Ly/1cjnybx a holistic doc can evaluate. ...Read more
Doctor ran blood work to check for thyroid problems. The first test she ran she said was a screening test. The report calls it " i've had a high pulse and feeling really cold all the time, which is why i believe the doctor wanted to check thyroid levels.
Those are sympt: High pulse and feeling cold are symptoms which may or may not be related to the thyroid. Find out your levels. High TSH indicates hypothyroidism which goes along with cold intolerance but high pulse rate is related to low TSH which is hyperthyroidism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My fiancée 25, had a high heart rate before and during her menstruation 90-100. Lab tests are clear no thyroid problems. Now it's a normal rate. Why?
Heart rate: Heart rate can increase for various reasons. Stress, anxiety, walking, talking, anger, infection, thyroid disease and many many others. It is difficult to answer your question as the list is very long and I do not have more history. The fact that it normalized it may suggest a benign cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can thyroid problems cause chest tightness and shortness of breath? I've had CBC tests done all normal ekgs echocardiogram so i dunno what this is :(
In addition...: Other than functional problems, the thyroid gland can enlarge (a goiter) or form benign or malignant masses without having any impairment in function. In those cases, you can be asymptomatic other than feeling like something is stuck in your throat, throat tightness, or difficulty with swallowing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
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