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Dr. James Wilentz
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Transient Ischemic Attack (Mini Stroke) (Definition)

A condition where a blood vessel in the brain is temporarily blocked by a blood clot, causing neurologic symptoms, such as weakness in an arm or leg, or sensory changes. The symptoms are similar to a stroke, but are temporary, disappearing within minutes after the clot breaks apart. ...Read more


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Is obsessive thinking thyroid related?

Is obsessive thinking thyroid related?

Thyroid/mental sxs: There are several cognitive and emotional symptoms that are related to thyroid disease. Best treatment is a combination of addressing your thyroid with your physician and working with a psychologist to help you overcome the obsessive thoughts. ...Read more

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I have ANA of 1:160 and speckled, what should I do? Could it be thyroid related because of family history?

I have ANA of 1:160 and speckled, what should I do? Could it be thyroid  related because of family history?

Not likely: ANA is a marker for autoimmune disease, but by itself is not diagnostic of a disease. Do you have any symptoms? Lab test results need to be interpreted in the context of medical history, physical examination and other findings. Please see this site for more info. http://www.lupus.org/webmodules/webarticlesnet/templates/default.aspx?a=364&template=print-article.htm. ...Read more

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I've been losing a lot of hair lately and i was wondering if it could be because i had a baby 4 months ago or could it be thyroid related?

I've been losing a lot of hair lately and i was wondering if it could be because i had a baby 4 months ago or could it be thyroid related?

Could be either: Most likely, in the absence of other symptoms, isolated hair loss after having a baby is probably from just that! if you have other symptoms of thyroid disease such as cold/ heat intolerance/ palpitations, extreme fatigue/ fluctuations in weight/ constipation, then see your dr for a complete evaluation! ...Read more

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Is the parathyroid & thyroid related? If my hypo is treated with levo or not, would my parathyroid be affected too? I also have low vit d.

Is the parathyroid & thyroid related?  If my hypo is treated with levo or not, would my parathyroid be affected too?  I also have low vit d.

Probably not: The vast majority of people with thyroid disease do not also parathyroid disease. Treatment with l-thyroxine should not affect parathyroid function. It is ok to take both l-thyroxine and vitamin d. ...Read more

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Bone in front of thyroid bothers me and I have to push it from side to side an it makes a pop/cracking sound then feels better .Why? Thyroid related?

Bone in front of thyroid bothers me and I have to push it from side to side an it makes a pop/cracking sound then feels better .Why?  Thyroid related?

Not related: There is no bone in front of your thyroid, but your larynx is located just above your thyroid. If you try to move it from side to side it normally has a cracking or grating feeling. I don't know why it should bother you. You should see an ENT if it persists. ...Read more

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Could my asthma attacks be hormones and/or thyroid-related?

Could my asthma attacks be hormones and/or thyroid-related?

Yes, sort of: Some can have asthma worsen with estrogens, stage of cycle, and also with thyroid disease. Often the baseline level of asthma defines how likely asthma reacts to these- i.e. If the allergic triggers, sinusitis (if present), ge reflux (if present and if contributing), and if chronic airway inflammation is controlled (usually inhaled corticosteroids), these hormonal factors are less of an issue. ...Read more

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Swimmers ear and enlarged thyroid related?

Otitis externa : Hello. I do not believe that there is any link between an outer ear infection and a thyroid disorder. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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