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Hypothyroidism and hypertension - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I AM HYPOTHYROID PATIENT . LATELY I HAD A SUDDEN SURGE OF BP .PLS EXPLAIN
Doctor :   please dont use caps lock
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i canhelp you
Doctor :   his is because a low thyroxine level causes the blood lipids (cholesterol, etc) to rise.
Doctor :   are u there?
User :   I AM HAVING MY T3 T4 AND TSH within range
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are u on medication
User :   7 yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest to get a serum cholesterol checked

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