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Hypothyroidism, diabetic, dealing with anxiety, severe stress, have palpitations. Do I need to worry?

I am 63 and have a heart rate of 108.. I have been under much stress lately and have a problem with anxiety . I am pre type two and also hypo thyroid patient. My endo doctor did increase my synthroid a while back and I am wonder if I am getting to much. I have also been having some palpitations which I also can have if I am getting too much synthroid. I have know pain but I have had a virus this week that really put me down. I think I am answering my own question!LOL! I need to get my thyroid tested and see the doc. Do I need to worry about my HR of 108.. my blood pressure is 118/77
Asked On : Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~ The symptoms and their chronology suggest that you probably are getting a little too much of your thyroid hormone. It may be a good idea to get your Thyroid Function Tests (TFTs) done as soon as possible. Your blood pressure is also related to stress and high thyroid levels, if the case might be. Hope this helps. Take care.
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