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Can hashimoto's thyroiditis cause panic attacks?
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Dr. Lori Wagner
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Typically not direct
Hashimoto's will have a brief high thyroid state before the patient becomes low thyroid; when this brief period of too much thyroid hormone happens, the patient may be more agitated.
Also if the patient's thyroid medication is appropriate replaced, panic attacks would not be associated with the disease directly; however any one with a chronic disease is more prone to anxiety including panic attacks.

In brief: Typically not direct
Hashimoto's will have a brief high thyroid state before the patient becomes low thyroid; when this brief period of too much thyroid hormone happens, the patient may be more agitated.
Also if the patient's thyroid medication is appropriate replaced, panic attacks would not be associated with the disease directly; however any one with a chronic disease is more prone to anxiety including panic attacks.
Dr. Lori Wagner
Dr. Lori Wagner
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Hashimoto
Possible, if metabolism is raised by overactive thyroid.

In brief: Hashimoto
Possible, if metabolism is raised by overactive thyroid.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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