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Suffering from migraine and hyperthyroidism. Heart pounding and numbness in leg. Are these symptoms of thyroid?

I have had many years of migraines and a recent history of hyper versus hypothyroidism - taking no medication for either condition. I have had an ongoing problem with a sense of hearing my heart pound in my throat and head, sometimes painful, sometimes just annoying. Is this due to migraines or the thyroid? I also have numbness in my left leg all the way down to my toes - sometimes worse than at other times. The head pounding is so clear that I can count my pulse . I m an anxiety sufferer and most doctors just tell me I m feeling the effects of that. Is there another explanation? Thank you.
Asked On : Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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I dont know your age , male or female

But the description of your symptoms can be due to

Hyperthyroidism does cause palpitations , increase in blood pressure and anxiety , thyroid profile tese will be required

Pure anxiety can also cause these symptoms but i will keep this low in my differentials , psychiatrist review required

Migraine can cause , throbbing headache , palpitations , and hence anxiety in patients. Have a neurologist opinion

Echo for heart is also required , as Aortic stenosis can also cause this , but i need to know your age for that

Hope this helps
Answered: Tue, 10 Sep 2013
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