Top
20
Doctor insights on: Why Is My Thyroid Causing Me To Be Tired

Share
1

1
Is my thyroid causing me to have dizzines?

Is my thyroid causing me to have dizzines?

Maybe: On occasion, low thyroid function may cause headaches, and light-headedness, and even hyperthyroid issues may contribute to subjective dysequilibration. See your doctor and get your symptoms pinned down, as thyroid is but one of many causes of dizziness. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
13 doctors shared insights

Thyroid (Definition)

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


2

2
Why would it be that my throat is so swollen and my body so tired (chronic fatigue syndrome)?

Why would it be that my throat is so swollen and my body so tired (chronic fatigue syndrome)?

See below: If you have not seen a doctor for your swollen throat, you should do so. If you have enlarged tonsils which may or may not been infected, these can obstruct your breathing at night causing your oxygen levels to drop while you are sleeping and cause obstructive sleep apnea which can make you feel tired during the day. ...Read more

3

3
I think my heart isnt supplying enough blood to my head which is making me dizzy and tired and i was wondering if there is medication to correct that?

I think my heart isnt supplying enough blood to my head which is making me dizzy and tired and i was wondering if there is medication to correct that?

Check vital signs: If there is any suspicion for this, it needs to be confirmed with a check of your vital signs first. Are you blood pressure and pulse rate normal? If you have a systolic BP more than 100 mmhg, and pulse above 50 bmp, it is unlikely that your symptoms are related to your heart. ...Read more

4

4
I get cold easily? What could be the reason for this. My thyroid is normal.

I get cold easily? What could be the reason for this. My thyroid is normal.

Examination: Some people are cold natured and there may not be too much that can be done but you should get a thorough examination to determine if there are other possible reasons that could be treated. ...Read more

5

5
I was wondering if taking Vyvanse 80mg could be the reason why my libido is so low, and if it is could I do something to make it better?

I was wondering if taking Vyvanse 80mg could be the reason why my libido is so low, and if it is could I do something to make it better?

Yes, it could be: In the original study of adults taking Vyvanse (358 people) compared to those taking a placebo (56 people), 1.4% of the Vyvanse group complained of reduced libido, and non of the placebo group had that problem, over a 4 week period. If having a reduced libido is a problem for you, do consult with your primary health care person to determine whether this or some other factor could be causing this. ...Read more

6

6
What could be causing me to never feel hungry?

What could be causing me to never feel hungry?

Lucky U: I don'tnow the cause but as long as u meet ur daily vitamine & caloric intake u should b ok. If it is a major problem a visit 2 a GI specialist may b in order. Also those who lack the sense of smell 2 some degree loose apitite, as the smellf the food enters into ur desire 2 have some. ...Read more

7

7
Why is pregnacy so hard i went to the doctor and my body is fine so what can be wrong?

Why is pregnacy so hard i went to the doctor and my body is fine so what can be wrong?

Seek help : I have seen your questions before so i know this is something you struggle with. Schedule a visit with a local infertility specialist. There you can have testing done to determine the problem and create a treatment plan. Good luck. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What is the cause that i feel so tired ?

What is the cause that  i feel so tired ?

Many possibilities: Causes of fatuge are many. Most obviously, no getting enough sleep, but if sleep is ok and not feeling rested, sleep apnea, anemia, stress, depression, chronic anxiety, cardiac disease, anemia, medication effects, thyroid are just some possibilities. Since it is a common but problematic symptom, seeing your doctor and starting with a check up and bloodwork is a necessary first step to diagnosis. ...Read more

9

9
It is possible to be depresed because I have hypotyroid? The doctor interruped my tratament for 2 month to make another ths test. Is ok to do that?

It is possible to be depresed because I have hypotyroid? The doctor interruped my tratament for 2 month to make another ths test. Is ok to do that?

I guess ,yes: U can have hypothyroidism and depression that are unrelated or a low thyroid can cause a depression like condition ( which should slowly go away after a one is on the proper dose of daily thyroid rx. After being off your thyroid rx for 2 months, u and your doc will know exactly how much thyroid your body is making, and if u require a daily rx of thyroid. ...Read more

10

10
What could cause me to be constantly tired? And what could help?

What could cause me to be constantly tired? And what could help?

Multiple things: There are so many things that could cause this that it is hard to begin. It could be thyroid disease, sleep issues, depression, anemia. Ths list is long and most causes are easily addressed and treated. Do yourself a favor and see your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Is there something my body is lacking if i'm always tired and waking up tired? Anything i can do to fix this

Yes: I would definitely recommend seeing a sleep specialist for an evaluation. This will probably include an overnight sleep study to try to identify the exact problem. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
Is it possible to be so tired that my body aches and I feel depressed?

Is it possible to be so tired that my body aches and I feel depressed?

Yes, very possible: Fatigue has a deleterious effect on the body. Prolonged fatigue can lead to depression by affecting neurochemicals that influence mood and cognition, as well as suppress the immune system. These effects may increase sensitivity to pain and affect musculoskeletal conditioning leading to weakening of muscles, etc. important to have good self care (nutrition, sleep when available) during these times. ...Read more

14

14
What is causing me to feel dizzy?

What is causing me to  feel dizzy?

Dizziness: Several reasons, from abnormality in peripheral vestibular function, brain lesion, psychiatric, or unknown. Examples are otitis media, acoustic neuroma, meniers' disease, migraines, ms, pregnancy, low blood sugar or blood pressure, heart attack, iron deficiency anemia, thyroid disease, hormonal changes, anxiety/depression. ...Read more

15

15
What could cause my thyroid numbers to be off even though I am taking synthyroid?

What could cause my thyroid numbers to be off even though I am taking synthyroid?

Variable thyroid: Presumably your thyroid numbers were normal previously, on the same dose? If you thyroid numbers are now off, it could be from missing a dose, or variable absorption from taking it at different times of the day. If you changed brands of levothyroxine, they can be different, even though the same dose. Less likely, your thyroid may not be completely "dead". ...Read more

17

17
My doctor said my thyroid is enlarged and wants me to have a TSH reflex test done. What does this mean? What causes a thyroid to be enlarged?

My doctor said my thyroid is enlarged and wants me to have a TSH reflex test done. What does this mean? What causes a thyroid to be enlarged?

Thyromegaly: Thyroid could be enlarged form multiple nodules, single nodule, from inflammation, growth of benign and malignant nature. Most common reason would be multinodular goiter. The function of the thyroid is measured by Tsh and related thyroid hormones T4 and T3 (liothyronine). ...Read more

18

18
Im 20 and i feel that my hair is falling down , what can i do , what is the reasons may be to this case and how to stop it?

Im 20 and i feel that my hair is falling down , what can i do , what is the reasons may be to this case and how to stop it?

First stop worrying: there are many causes of hair loss and stress induced alopecia (or telogen effluvium) is very common. See your dermatologist for lab work, hair evaluation and possible scalp biopsy. worrying will only make it worse, but find out what's going on and how to treat it. Anemia, iron deficiency, ferritin deficiency and thyroid disease can also cause hair loss to name a few ...Read more

19

19
All I have been wanting to do is sleep What could be causing that?

All I have been wanting to do is sleep What could be causing that?

Talk to your doctor : Unless you have traveled to Africa and were bit by the tsetse fly, I'd say you may have depression. See your doctor for an evaluation to rule out the more common medical causes of your symptoms. Best wishes! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
I'm constantly tired i don't have any energy. just had cbc, thyroid and anemia checked and was normal what can be causing me to feel like this. ?

I'm constantly tired i don't have any energy.  just had cbc, thyroid and anemia checked and was normal what can be causing me to feel like this. ?

May be depression: What you described can be due to depression. You should discuss it with your doctor and if need be get a second opinion. Effective treatments exist for depression. Depression is an illness, not a moral failing. It may help to engage in mild exercise as tolerated and gradually increase the rigor. ...Read more