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Review: could Low thyroid cause Cough?

We study 32,936 people who have Low thyroid from FDA and social media. Among them, 649 have Cough. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Low thyroid

Low thyroid (abnormally low thyroid hormone production) (latest reports from 130,407 patients) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine Sodium, Levoxyl, Levothroid, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Cytomel.

Cough

Cough (latest reports from 488,304 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 32,862 people who have low thyroid are studied. Among them, 649 (1.97%) have Cough. They amount to 0.13% of all the 488,013 people who have Cough on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cough in low thyroid reports

Gender of people who have low thyroid and experienced Cough * :

FemaleMale
Cough84.55%15.45%

Age of people who have low thyroid and experienced Cough * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cough0.18%0.35%0.35%1.41%5.62%13.53%19.51%59.23%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cough11.11%62.96%18.52%7.41%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (181 people, 27.89%)
  2. Osteoporosis (84 people, 12.94%)
  3. Asthma (82 people, 12.63%)
  4. Pain (82 people, 12.63%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (75 people, 11.56%)
  6. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (70 people, 10.79%)
  7. Blood cholesterol increased (69 people, 10.63%)
  8. Depression (68 people, 10.48%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (56 people, 8.63%)
  10. Prophylaxis (47 people, 7.24%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Synthroid (320 people, 49.31%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (217 people, 33.44%)
  3. Aspirin (98 people, 15.10%)
  4. Humira (96 people, 14.79%)
  5. Fosamax (90 people, 13.87%)
  6. Spiriva (66 people, 10.17%)
  7. Levoxyl (61 people, 9.40%)
  8. Lipitor (57 people, 8.78%)
  9. Nexium (46 people, 7.09%)
  10. Prednisone (41 people, 6.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • 1. Moderate usually dry cough, sometimes mild mucous, for 8-10 years duration, no other symptoms. 2. Mild & now fully controlled hypertension duration of 5-8 years.
    3. Recurrent prostatitis 10-14 years past, but symptom free since then.
    4. Mild hypothyroidism, fully corrected with low-dose thyroxine.
    5. Ex-smoker, began age 16, quit age 26, hasn't smoked for past 44 years.

    No other known medical conditions.

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • Started glutathione two days ago. I started coughing the first morning after the night i took it. Very strange. On top of it all , this is the second day and I feel like I have the flu. I just recovered from the flu about two weeks ago. Very strange

    Reply

    Ronen Brown L.A. on Feb, 12, 2014:

    Your description is similar to detox symptoms which mean you are increasing your intracellular glutathione levels. A good thing to do :)
    If you want to find out the best way to increase the natural production of glutathione contact me.
    To health,
    Ronen Brown Los Angeles

    Reply

    Paul on Jun, 1, 2013:

    The flu symptoms are a common side effect of introducing glutathione back into the system. It's not the glutathione that's making you sicker, it's all the toxins in your body being flushed out all at once. Once they're all gone, you're body will be cleaner and healthier than it was before.

    Reply

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