I have noticed for quite some time that my hands and feet will slightly shake. My teeth chatter too when I lean my head back. The shaking of the feet seems to go along with each heartbeat. Not noticeable unless you look for it. The hands will mostly keep vibrating after I use them.
I was diagnosed as slightly hypo a few months back. I am taking 50mcg of synthroid. When the dose was upped from 25 to 50 the symptoms remained similar in regards to the shaking. I really feel it isn't anxiety. I seem to be relaxed because it is constantly happening and nothing I can do about. But it does bother me. Is this something typical for thyroid? I mean I have heard of tremors being associated with thyroid. But the increased dose of synthroid did nothing for it. Could it be something else? Or ask for another dosage increase before my next blood test.
Hand tremors are a symptom of HYPERthyroidism or overmedication.
Have another blood test sooner rather than later, and make sure they test free T3 (FT3), free T4 (FT4) and TSH. FT3 correlates best with symptoms, followed by FT4, and TSH barely makes it into the race.
Don't let this go...overmedication has its dangers.
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