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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?

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

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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?

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?

Postpartum dep?: Well, first of all, babies are exhausting and recovering from pregnancy and childbirth takes awhile. However, it might be wise to be evaluated for postpartum depression, as well, which could be responsible for those symptoms. ...Read more

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Is brain fog common when you don't have a thyroid?

Is brain fog common when you don't have a thyroid?

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

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I have debilitating brain fog every day. My thyroid is normal. Not sure what to do. ?

I have debilitating brain fog every day. My thyroid is normal. Not sure what to do. ?

Brain fog: 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

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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?

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

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Is brain fog a symptom of overactive thyroid?

Is brain fog a symptom of overactive thyroid?

CNS activation: Hyperthyroidism can cause nervousness, irritability, anxiety, insomnia and fatigue. In rare instances, it may cause manic or psychotic symptoms. It is good to be evaluated by your physician to determine if you have a thyroid abnormality. ...Read more

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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

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

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Are brain fog and tremor, nervous breakdowns, difficulty swallowing and difficulty saying some words ALL symptoms of thyroid dysfunction?

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

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