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Thyroid Causes Hot Cold Flashes Depression
Anxiety: Yes, it is possible. Hyperthyroidism can cause anxiety and hypothyroidism can cause depression. However, the thyroid pathology would need to be significant for such symptoms. I recommend consulting your doctor about your concerns and possible serologic work up for any evidence of thyroid disorder. ...Read more
Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more
Medical treatment: Isn't it amazing how intertwined our physical and emotional health is? In this situation, it is imperative that your hyperthyroidism be treated. If the thyroid is too active or too inactive, either can lead to marked problems with mood. Work with a good internist or endocrinologist. Take care. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism: is one of the leading medical causes of a depressed mood. You have obviously checked with your MD and on meds to boost thyroid function, so now you wait. Your MD will adjust the dose upwards or change the Rx is you do not respond within a reasonable time, but the MD and you will decide how long to wait., because it varies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could thyroid disease be the cause of depression if I have not taken Synthroid (thyroxine) for 2 yrs?
Loss of energy: Can make you tired & look &feel like you r depressed. ...Read more
Blood results off my co2 was low, my neutophil% was high, & lymphocyte% low. I'm on meds for thyroid & depression. What is cause & how do I fix?
Need more info: It would be useful to have the actual values. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and your doctor is in the best position to do that and you discuss the matter with her/him. ...Read more
Could an overactive thyroid gland stunt growth, cause excessive saliva production or cause depression?
Could I suffer from thyroid problems ( both parents have)? I'm colder than other people always cold feet &might have mild depression ( 2 possb sympt)
My TSH is 1.5, but I'm concerned by some issues: fatigue, loss of sex drive, depression (new), cold sores, high LDL, memory. Could be thyroid problem?
What can cause depression, anxiety, weight gain, heart palps, fatigue, night sweats? Have goiter/swollen thyroid. Doc says thyroid is functioning ok?
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