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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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My Heart beat irragular most of the time

I have a tsh level of 251 free t4 level of 0.8 and currect meds are levothyroxine 525mcg daily. Vitamin d 50,000 every Sunday, 3000mg fish oil w/omega 3 daily, 1 baby asprin, 1 muti vit daily, I am 42 female weight 244. Hdl 36 total cholesterol 202 I experience chest pain and palpatatons daily (sever), lightheadedness, neck pain (left side) foggy hearing when neck pain, Unsure if it is heart related or thyroid related, Current MD will not to a referal to cardiologist, should I be concerned, I am scared to exercise in fear that I will have a heart attack because the pain and the heart rate get worse after 1 min of exercise. Heart beat irragular most of the time.
Wed, 4 May 2011
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repeat the thyroid harmone test again... all above are symptons of hyperthyroidism.
arrythmias ( irregular heart beat) one of the symptom of hyperthyroidism.
kindly consult both physician and cardiologist also.
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Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
all symptoms u described seems to be of hyperthyroidism. please consult your dr cardiologistor endocrinologist. if possibe repeat the test after consulting doctor.
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Only been 2 weeks since last lab that was 251 can it come down that far that fast after years of trying to get it down? Prior lab was 6 weeks ago and the TSH level was 218? I was noticed that my heart skips a beat asn average of 5 times per minute. I am tired of being told it is nothing to worry about and that I will feel better once thyroid is under control. I will call my endorinolost, My reg MD will not make a recommendation to a cardiologist.
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