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    Old 04-14-2005, 02:37 PM   #1
    cmotzel
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    I am freezing, but my heart is racing ?

    Hello,

    I am new to this board. I am glad I found you!

    Background:There has been four generations of thyroid disease in my family. I have psoriatic arthritis, sjogrens, raynaulds. In the past my tests have been in the "normal" range. A few months ago I began having all these weird syptoms. Unbelievable heart palpitations, racing heart rate, my skin looks so old and wrinkled on my hands and arms. My skin is so dry. My voice is hoarse. I have So many hypo symptoms. I am not experiencing weight gain right now. (A hypo symptom) I am having palpitations and racing heart. ( hyper symptom) I am absolutley freezing! I take my temperature and it is between 96.7- 97.7. I just took lab tests. (TSH, T4, T3, FSH, LH, Serum cortisol and TPO)

    My question is, can I have hyper and hypo symptoms at the same time ? Also, my WBC is in the middle range. Can the WBC also tell you if something is going on with your throid?

    If I were given thyroid medication, would it speed up my metabolism more and cause my heat to race even more?

    Thank you.

    So Cold

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    Old 04-14-2005, 07:31 PM   #2
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    Re: I am freezing, but my heart is racing ?

    I don't have any answers, but am curious if anyone else has this experience. I'm new to these boards and have just recently started experiencing a rapid heart rate and palpatations, especially at night, along with chills when I get the palpatations. I have been referred to a cardiologist and the initial heart monitor did not show anything abnormal. My GP had just done a thyroid test on me prior to all this happening and it was normal. I've been reading different boards and just trying to figure out what's wrong with me. It's been so bad that I haven't been able to sleep and my GP prescribed Atenelol to slow my HR down (which didn't seem to have much effect) and I'm going to take sedatives for a few nights to catch some zzzzz's. Very frustrating and scary!

     
    Old 04-14-2005, 08:16 PM   #3
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    Re: I am freezing, but my heart is racing ?

    Yes you can have both symptoms, although its pretty rare. Usually only patients with undiscovered heart disease have this problem while hypo. It can however occur rarely and disappear after between 4wks and 10 months of treatment. It sure sounds like you are hypo but take that with a grain of salt. I am a prime example of someone thinking they are hypo and then the tests come back hyper. Most people with the cardivascular symptoms of hypo thyroid experience bradycardia (heart rate of less than 60).

     
    Old 04-14-2005, 11:54 PM   #4
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    Re: I am freezing, but my heart is racing ?

    Well, for me, I am considered slightly hypo and it was only after my numbers become a little better that the palpitations stopped. I often get the palpitations after lunch and sometimes dinner. I attribute this to my body going through the digestion process without enough thyroid to boost this activity (just my guess). It is my guess because the palipations have almost disappeared with appropriate T4 replacement....go wonder....all the time I thought I had food sensitivities...to every food! And for a long time I though I was hyper...but actually it was a hypo symptom for me. Pixiek

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