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What causes low thyroid-like symptoms to suddenly turn into loss of appetite, early morning waking, and difficulty falling asleep, all overnight?

What causes low thyroid-like symptoms to suddenly turn into loss of appetite, early morning waking, and difficulty falling asleep, all overnight?

High thyroid ?: best if you have your thyroid levels checked (or re checked) as the current symptoms you are having may suggest "over" active thyroid/Graves's ...Read more

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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

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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What can it mean when my limbs are constantly falling asleep?

What can it mean when my limbs are constantly falling asleep?

Neuropathy: Usually this is positional unless it is related to an existing nerve disorder such as neuropathy. ...Read more

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Some days if i nap in afternoon 1-2 hr, i get a chill when falling asleep even if covered. I normally have a body temp 96.9- 97.2°. Thyroid ok. Cause?

Some days if i nap in afternoon 1-2 hr, i get a chill when falling asleep even if covered. I normally have a body temp 96.9- 97.2°. Thyroid ok. Cause?

Thyroid normal?: A low body temperature is strongly indicative of hypothyroidism. When you say "thyroid normal" you probably mean your TSH is in the normal range. This does not mean you are not hypothyroid! get free t3 (liothyronine), (liothyronine) reverse t3 (liothyronine) ; thyroid antibodies tested. You might also have "type 2 hypothyroidism." see http://bit.Ly/1cjnybx ; http://bit.Ly/1bogdxh ; http://bit.Ly/18atkro ; http://bit.Ly/198pl4d. ...Read more

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I have mild numbness in my left hand (kind of like a limb falling asleep) and less of a grip than I am used to. Help?

I have mild numbness in my left hand (kind of like a limb falling asleep) and less of a grip than I am used to. Help?

Carpal tunnel?: Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause numbness of the fingers...Usually the thumb, index, middle and one-half of the ring finger. This problem is often caused by repetitive movements of the hands or wrists. See a physician for more information and treatment options. ...Read more

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Is it safe to actually expect that my sleeping issues from thyroid problems can get better?

Is it safe to actually expect that my sleeping issues from thyroid problems can get better?

Yes: The short answer is yes. It's not uncommon to have insomnia or sleep adjustment problems during the initial phase of treatment. Stay the course and follow your doctors advise. It will get better. ...Read more

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How is paresthesia (extremity "falling asleep") be caused by a circulatory issue?

How is paresthesia (extremity "falling asleep") be caused by a circulatory issue?

Ischemia: Paresthesiae can be caused by nerve damage. Interruption of circulation can lead to both transient lack of blood supply to the nerves and muscles that causes the tingling. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Hair loss: Suggest you see a dermatologist for exam and guidance. There may be other factors for hair loss or lack of regrowth since stopping Depakote. Meantime, cut your stress as much as possible, eat a healthy diet, try to exercise regularly and focus on the positive. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Will my hair grow back after falling out from thyroid problems?

Probably: If you got the problem corrected then it should grow back. It may take a while. Now, if you were bald before the thyroid problem, then you may just be out of luck. ...Read more

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What r some symptoms of thyroid problems. My hair is falling out around the edges bad and I'm only 27 could that be what's causing it?

What r some symptoms of thyroid problems. My hair is falling out around the edges bad and I'm only 27 could that be what's causing it?

Hypothyroidism : The symptoms of hypothyroidism (under active thyroid) can include the following: Fatigue Increased sensitivity to cold Constipation Dry skin Unexplained weight gain Puffy face Hoarseness Muscle weakness Elevated blood cholesterol level Muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness Pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints Heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods Thinning hair Slowed heart rate ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


Extremity (Definition)

Is appendage or body part that extends from the main body, such as arms or ...Read more