I am wondering if hypothyroidism can cause seizures? My mother has many of the symptoms for hypothyroidism (tiredness, fatigue, swelling in and around her neck, migraines, irritability, loss of muscle control lack of concentration, memory loss, constipation; I realize not all of those may be related to hypothyroidism and I am sure I am not remembering everything she has told me either) as well as she has been experiencing seizures which we know after a trip to the hospital are not related to epilepsy. They did test her thyroid the TSH level came back a 3, when I asked the doctor if they did any further thyroid test she looked at me all funny. They keep telling us nothing is wrong with her, which makes it impossible for me to get her to trust or go back to another doctor. Yesterday, with another trip to the ER the doctor was extremely rude at pretty much told her everything was psychologically caused. Which neither of us are buying that explanation. I guess I am just looking to see if anyone else has experienced seizure like symptoms along with hypothyroidism and how to handle this with a medical professional?View Thread
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