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Review: could Hypothyroidism cause Memory loss?

Summary: Memory loss could be caused by Hypothyroidism, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Synthroid.

We study 32,540 people who have Hypothyroidism from FDA and social media. Among them, 538 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism (latest reports from 128,846 patients) is typically treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothroid, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Armour Thyroid.

Memory loss

Memory loss (latest reports from 461,353 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 32,504 people who have hypothyroidism are studied. Among them, 539 (1.66%) have Memory Loss. They amount to 0.12% of all the 460,482 people who have Memory Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Memory loss in hypothyroidism reports

Gender of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Memory loss * :

FemaleMale
Memory loss90.05%9.95%

Age of people who have hypothyroidism and experienced Memory loss * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory loss0.00%0.00%0.41%3.29%10.29%17.70%29.01%39.51%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory loss15.49%54.93%28.17%1.41%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (119 people, 22.08%)
  2. Depression (90 people, 16.70%)
  3. Pain (59 people, 10.95%)
  4. Anxiety (58 people, 10.76%)
  5. Insomnia (57 people, 10.58%)
  6. Blood cholesterol increased (45 people, 8.35%)
  7. Osteoporosis (40 people, 7.42%)
  8. Diabetes mellitus (35 people, 6.49%)
  9. Multiple sclerosis (27 people, 5.01%)
  10. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (27 people, 5.01%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Synthroid (235 people, 43.60%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (162 people, 30.06%)
  3. Levoxyl (82 people, 15.21%)
  4. Aspirin (62 people, 11.50%)
  5. Vitamin d (44 people, 8.16%)
  6. Fosamax (38 people, 7.05%)
  7. Premarin (36 people, 6.68%)
  8. Nexium (35 people, 6.49%)
  9. Lipitor (33 people, 6.12%)
  10. Ambien (31 people, 5.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • what drugs could be attributing to my short term memory losss

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I am worried I will get encephalopathy or go into a comatose state, I also have Hep.C and I carry an auto immune gene from my mother's side of the family. I am Hypothyroid and that is also a cause.

    Please provide answers to my question, really appreciate it, it has a profound effect on my decision to keep using the Meth.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • I already was diagnosed with high anxiety and PTSD my doctor and myself thought it would be safe due to me being on it short term. But it made these symptoms worse and gave me more symptoms, i.e. the hallucinations and confusion. I stopped the Chantix a year ago and still cannot pick up a book to read. Some of my other symptoms I did not put on here due to me already being diagnosed with menopause.

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