Posted by: Sheila | 2012/10/11

What can this be?

Hi Doc,

I am fatigued most days. I have an underactive thyroid for which I am taking 100mg Eltroxin daily. I had this tested in May.

I swim 8kms every week, work a full day and do night shift with the kids.

My eyes are blurry and dry. I am 1.8m tall, weigh 60kgs and am 40 years old.

Can my symptoms just be from lack of sleep or can they be for a illness?

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageCyberDoc


It is possible that your symptoms are due to a lack of sleep. Please however, note that all your symptoms can be due to your underactive thyroid and I suggest that you consult an endocrinologist to determine if your treatment is optimal.


Dr Anrich

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Our users say:
Posted by: Susan | 2012/10/16

Linkerbeen gaan dood partykeer terwyl ek staan en loop

Reply to Susan

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.