Nclex-rn Hypothyroidism

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    Hi guys. Does hypothyroidism manifest hypertension or hypotension?

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    I believe it started as LOW but when you are on thyroid meds like Synthroid, the kidneys may fail filtering toxic products because of low blood pressure. This can create a high blood pressure with time.

    Let's see what others had to say.
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    According to Medscape, hypothyroidism is associated with decreased systolic blood pressure & increased diastolic pressure Medscape: Medscape Access
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    According to MaryAnn Hogan's NCLEX RN Review, it's HYPOtension for hypothyroidism.
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    Thanks for the response everyone! I'll stick with hypotension.
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    it's hypotension


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