" ...The provigil for narcolepsy did not seem to work so my sleep doctor said the next step would be ritalin, therefor I went on a hunt for some other reason for my excessive daytime sleepiness. I... "
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Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is characterized by persistent sleepiness, and often a general lack of energy, even after app...Read on Wikipedia
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Excessive Daytime Sleepiness & Hypothyroidism
1.17% of the posts that mention Excessive Daytime Sleepiness also mention Hypothyroidism (38 posts)
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
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" ...couldn't imagine life without it. Also have low thyroid & pernicious anemia; both cause tiredness. So take medication for thyroid & monthly B-12 shots for pernicious anemia. But my meds for... "
" ...not. Since I probably have mild to moderate sleep apnea, my husband who had ...at this point! I have excessive daytime sleepiness, I am also hypothyroid which my husband states is... "
" ...to check your blood for Hypothyroidism? I found out ...any of my sleep problems. That will ...back. (I had gained an unusual amount of weight and complained of excessive daytime sleepiness... "
" ...see and endocrinologist and have yourself checked for hypothyroidism. it's a condition in which ...metabolism. some of the symptoms are excessive daytime sleepiness, lack of energy, AND it... "
" ...beyond Provigil/Nuvigil...and even ...with your excessive daytime sleepiness? I also became hypothyroid in high school and a doctor missed diagnosing it (he didn't see the elevated TSH on the... "
" ...(a disorder that will causes excessive daytime sleepiness)?-- I have hashi, hypo and also have tingling (in feet) and numbness in hands ...while those aren't common hypo symptoms, they can occur... "
" ...to your doctor about the excessive daytime sleepiness? It isn't normal to be ...first one told me my tiredness was due to my ...I then found out I was hypothyroid and narcoleptic within a few... "
" ...WELCOME! I too have OSA and an underactive thyroid. It will take ...would I suggest? Do go back to your doc and discuss your treatment to tackle the excessive daytime sleepiness and also to... "
" ...this, but it's hard. Before I found out I had hypothyroidism they were convinced I had all sorts of crap like excessive daytime sleepiness, depression, anemia, etc. My issue was that my thyroid... "
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