Chiari Malformation Community
Is This Chiari connected to Thyroid Problems at all?
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to Chiari Malformation and Living with Chiari Malformation.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Is This Chiari connected to Thyroid Problems at all?

7956221?1337121414
I am attempting to attach my diagnosis. This is my first post.
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
1968463_tn?1374761413
Chiari is related to  some  thyroid problems. I do not know much about those as I don't personally have any thyroid issues that I am aware of at the moment. I do know that I have heard hyperthryroidism mentioned, and am  sure that there will be someone with some more information to help.
Sorry to see you here, but glad to welcome you to our community. You are in the rightplace for info :)
Blank
620923_tn?1405964489

  Hi and welcome to the Chiari forum.

Yes, Chiari and thyroid issues do go together...those of us with chiari also r prone to connective tissue disorders and auto immune issues, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis is what many of us tend to deal with.

Hashimoto's may not be dx'd if testing only includes TSH labs....we need to also test in addition to TSH, free T3 and free T4, and TPO antibodies, just checking TSH levels may appear normal, when in fact there is an issue.

Hashimoto's can also be dx'd by ultra sound of the thyroid, if they detect nodules they will do an ultra sound every 6 months to see if they r increasing in size.

Meds sometimes r needed, and with Hashi's u can go btwn being hyper to hypo.....
Blank
1667208_tn?1333111449
I am hypo so at least for me they go together :)  -zygy
Blank
1827123_tn?1383868876
They are for me. I have thyroid problems. 5mm nodules on left and right. Currently swing from hypo to hyper.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
1755089_tn?1376057155
Blank
drewlevas uploaded new photos
1 hr ago
620923_tn?1405964489
Blank
selmaS commented on TAKE ME AWAY...
Sep 22
10588019_tn?1411320063
Blank
kkluv commented on TAKE ME AWAY...
Sep 22
Top Neurology Answerers
620923_tn?1405964489
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
979826_tn?1389039958
Blank
soccero
germantown, MD
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Elisaandbucky
Charlotte, NC
1751596_tn?1406776760
Blank
kristy12
Berlin, Germany
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Ball123
1667208_tn?1333111449
Blank
zygy2
NH
Chiari Malformation Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Neurology Answerers
620923_tn?1405964489
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
979826_tn?1389039958
Blank
soccero
germantown, MD
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Elisaandbucky
Charlotte, NC
1751596_tn?1406776760
Blank
kristy12
Berlin, Germany
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Ball123
1667208_tn?1333111449
Blank
zygy2
NH