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Why Is My Thyroid Causing Me To Be Tired
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Is there something my body is lacking if i'm always tired and waking up tired? Anything i can do to fix this
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
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
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
My shoulders been in pain for 9 yrs why so long and what if doctors cant find anything wrong thats causing pain what could it be what can be done?
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?
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
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
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