Review: could Hypothyroidism cause Fainting?
We study 32,936 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Among them, 374 have Fainting. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 130,407 patients) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Levothroid, Cytomel.
Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) (latest reports from 319,016 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Sep, 15, 2014: 32,936 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 374 (1.14%) have Fainting.
Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Fainting * :
Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Fainting * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hypertension (126 people, 33.69%)
- Depression (66 people, 17.65%)
- Osteoporosis (58 people, 15.51%)
- Diabetes mellitus (33 people, 8.82%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (28 people, 7.49%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (25 people, 6.68%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (22 people, 5.88%)
- Pain (21 people, 5.61%)
- Insomnia (21 people, 5.61%)
- Cardiac failure (20 people, 5.35%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Levothyroxine sodium (148 people, 39.57%)
- Synthroid (131 people, 35.03%)
- Fosamax (56 people, 14.97%)
- Aspirin (45 people, 12.03%)
- Lasix (39 people, 10.43%)
- Simvastatin (38 people, 10.16%)
- Levoxyl (31 people, 8.29%)
- Coumadin (30 people, 8.02%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (29 people, 7.75%)
- Ramipril (25 people, 6.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I have had crohns disease since 1990 and was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 3 years ago. I have osteoarthritis, fibromyalga, hypothyroid since 1980. I just recently started experiencing lightheadedness, dizziness, headaches,feeling faint and feeling as if i was going to be sick to my stomach all at the same time about 2 weeks ago. I am under a little stress, my cousin just passed away. I am also on 30 mg's of prednisone and have been since the end of April 2014
From this study (12 months ago):
Had several courses of ECT treatments done in 2000-2001. Huge chunks of memory (both current and past) never came back.
From this study (5 years ago):
added coreg and now have an issue but not sure if related. that is why i am checking
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Studies of common Hypothyroidism symptoms:
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- Vertigo in Hypothyroidism (1,780 reports)
- Dyspnea in Hypothyroidism (1,665 reports)
- Lack Of Strength in Hypothyroidism (1,529 reports)
- Headache in Hypothyroidism (1,490 reports)
- Anxiety And Stress in Hypothyroidism (1,389 reports)
- Drug Ineffective in Hypothyroidism (1,384 reports)
- Stools - Watery in Hypothyroidism (1,349 reports)
- Blood Pressure Increased in Hypothyroidism (1,328 reports)
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