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Thyroid Pressure Point
I have hypo thyroidism and I am prone to migraine with lot of throwing up. My temples are mostly swollen and pain ful if I apply pressure, pls help?
Temporal arteritis: can present with tender blood vessels in the temple. This typically occurs in people older than 60. A blood test called an erythrocyte sedimentation rate is done and will be elevated if there is an inflammatory process involving the temporal arteries. Treatment is with steroids. Scalp tenderness can occur with migraine but is not typically localized to the temple. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hashimoto thyroidism, HGH bld pressure vitamin d sufficient, excess weight gain, feel tired all the time, would amphetamine boost my energy?
Yes, but: It would be potentially dangerous and possibly illegal depending upon the source of the amphetamines. Why put something in your body that is harmful and can potentially kill you? Also get off the armour thyroid, which is ground up pig tissue and have your doctor put you on brand name T4 replacement, which is better and safer. ...Read more
I am a 62 year old female and my pressure has been up for a month, I am on medication for thyroids and my bloodpressure, what do I do?
Cardiologist says I should go off my thyroid meds because he said it will lower my pressure. Is this common for others?
Pressure?: There must be more to the story. If your thyroid function is too low, then you need to treat your thyroid in some way. Maybe you are over treated? I'm sure your cardiologist would not just stop your thyroid treatment without a solid reason. I would recommend you talk to the doctor who prescribed the thyroid medicine in addition to your cardiologist. ...Read more
I am taking thyroid pills everyday. But sometimes i feel pressure on my chest & feel nervous. What could be the reason?
Need lab test : Recommend having your thyroid levels (t3, t4, total, free, reverse, uptake, ...) checked to be sure your body is not getting more than it needs. If all levels are normal sometime taking the medication at bedtime instead of 1st thing in am or changing the brand can help. Generic is less favored. Talk with your dr as there are other conditions which can cause you to feel nervous & chest pressure. ...Read more
My cardiologist says I should go off my thyroid meds because he said it will lower my pressure, is there some truth to this?
Thyroid: You should ask your cardiologist to explain the recommendation to you. If you have too much thyroid it could drive your pressure up in certain situations. Without more information out here it isn't possible to comment. I'm sure your dr. Understands the recommendation and will explain to you if you just ask. ...Read more
Possibly: Both too little and too much thyroid hormone can cause high blood pressure. Hypothyroidism is usually associate w/ high diastolic (bottom number) pressures, while excess thyroid hormone can cause high systolic (top number) pressures. Work with your doc to make sure your TSH is in the target range. If BP still high, it needs to be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest pressure for some days. I figured thyroid meds may need 2 be adjusted. HRate seems normal though. What can i do to help until i see Dr?
My hubby has head pressure in different areas he had a nuero and thyroid test all came back negative. What can he take or do to elevate the pain?
My husband told me I snore sometimes never have before. Not overweight and my b. pressure is 112/78. Take Thyroid meds for 20 yrs.-I am 60. Normal?
Sound ok: snoring is very prevalent, especially as we age. I treat patients for snoring and the results can be life-changing. Get a tape recorder and run it while you sleep. Set it to voice activation. If no luck with this, get a sleep study done - many hospitals have this available. If you snore heavily, you may be at risk for sleep apnea which can be life threatening. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm 38 and had my first baby 10 months ago. Since having her, I have had a TIA and now on blood pressure meds along with thyroid meds. Will it go away?
Sometimes.: Problems related to pregnancy such as these usually improve by 10 months post-partum. It sounds like you may have had some underlying problems that were exacerbated by the pregnancy? I just want to encourage you to keep taking your medications and get regular follow-ups to remain healthy! hang in there! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have no thyroid disease but every night i feel heavy pressure on my neck this really so so bad, could this be from lupus and how to manage?
I have systemic lupus and sj%f6gren's syndrome , no thyroid disease, many days now i feel heavy pressure on my neck this is awful how to manage & causes?
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