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Posted on Wed, 9 Aug 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: In the past 6 months I have experienced thinning hair (age 57), bruxism, HBP not fully controlled by my medication after having low-normal blood pressure. My MD has put me on iron supplements because my hematocrit, hemaglobin, RBC count and WBC count were all low. I've noticed elevated heart rate, too. There is a family hx of AAA, thyroid cancer and stroke. I am a diet controlled type 2 diabetic. Just seems like a lot of symptoms. Should I seek a second opinion?
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 41 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Get your TSH levels measured!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks for reaching out to us at Healthcare magic.

I have reviewed your information fully. The possibility of hyper-functioning thyroid comes to mind. I will like that you get a TSH blood test and report the value to me. Also, do you have any symptoms of loose stools, sweaty palms, excessive heat and sweating?

I await your updates. I wish you well.
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