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I'm nervous that I have an overactive thyroid but I'm not

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I'm nervous that I have an overactive thyroid but I'm not 100% can someone give me some insight on it
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What is your age and gender?

And please go ahead, what do you want to ask about your thyroid, what are your symptoms?

Let me know.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I'm a 32 male. The only thing that I've noticed is that my weight shifts and I can lose weight easily after a night of sleeping. The other night I went from 216 to 212 over night. It just concerns me. I have been a lot more and weight has stated around the same
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Eating a lot more*

Loosing weight over night like that is not due to thyroid over activity. It is most likely due to water retention. Or an erroneous reading.

An over active thyroid presents with increased appetite, weight loss over a period of months, palpitations, anxiety, insomnia, dry brittle skin, hair fall etc.

If you are still concerned and want to rule thyroid over activity out, it will be best to get your TSH test done, it is a blood test and your PCP can order it for you.

Hope this helps.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Ok I have a question. I weighed 213 at 7 pm tonight. I ate a good size later dinner at like 8:30. I just stepped on the scale right now and I still weigh 213. What gives?

Eating food does not increase your weight to a large extent.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Then I don't know why my anxiety won't stop. I'm anxious 24/7.

You might need an anxiolytic medication for this.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
What is that?
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I do get anxiety but not non stop thats why I thought it might an overactive thyroid because it's not stopping.
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