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Hypothyroidism - After Thyroid Removal - I am 28yrs old having my second "thyroid storm" due to?

... hyperthyroidism. An ultrasound revealed I have a fairly large goiter on my thyroid an my symptoms from the hyperthyroid are worsening so, doctor has decided its best just to remove my thyroid. I was wondering if there was anyone out there with something similar to my case. How did you feel once... read more

When diagnosed with hypothyroidism and their now hyperthyroidism. How to adjust meds?

I understand different medications like vitamins and timing interferes with tsh levels. But how do you know what to adjust medication dosages to?

Hyperthyroidisim and methimazole induced hair loss, feeling very fustrated, any support will help?

I have been dealing with hyperthyroidism for 2 years now. I am feel very frustrated... with this illness. I am so afraid to take methimazole due to experiencing major hair loss. But I feel that now that I have been off the medication the hair loss worsen. I am so scare to go completely bald. I told... read more

How long can I stay on Methimazole?

I was very ill for a month prior to being diagnosed with Graves disease in Dec 2012. I have been on 30 mg methimazole and 50 mg 2x Metoprolol for 3 months. I feel great. Endocrinologist says I need to have thyroid surgery to completely remove my thyroid. Why can't I just keep taking the... read more

Does anyone have any issues with thier TSH levels going low & then high & low & then high again?

Back in 2010 I was diagnosed with Graves Disease. I started taking methimazole and my TSH levels went to normal. Then I decided to see a homopathic Dr. and she put me on Thyroid II natural medicine. My TSH levels conitinued to go down as I was taking less and less of the methimazole. Then in Nov.... read more

Will methimazole help with weight loss & loss of hair?

Over-active thyroid however I've had weight gain & of course hair loss... will methimazole be of benefit?

Adderall - Will stopping adderrall cause hyperthyroidism?

took 30mg aderall for two years. Blood work always great, all within normal ranges. I stopped taking adderrall for 8 months. Got bloodwork and thyroid levels off the charts indicating hyperthyroidism... how and why is this possible?

Levothyroxine makes me gained weight?

I was diagnosed of hyperthyroidism year 2009, I've had the thyroid iodine treatment right after and had 50mcg levothyroxine and 10mcg liothyroxine medicines since then. Weight gain was not an issue until last year, I am 5 feet tall and a 110 pounds but now, my weight gain is going up like... read more

I have been taking Methimazole for Hyperthyroidism, THC positive test after 66days clean. Related?

I have been off of THC for 66 days but am stilling testing positive on a urine test. Could the Methimazole be causing my cells to retain THC?

Hyperthyroidism - Can methimazole cause high blood pressure?

I am 31 years old recently diagnosed with hyperthyroidism; suggesting Grave's Disease. My primary put me on methimazole 5mg and recently had me do lab work because I am so symptomatic. My heart rate is elevated (resting 98-125bpm), my blood pressure is high been running 140/106 my normal is... read more

Does lithium reduce thyroxine production permanently? I am reducing lithium from 900mg (taken 35-40?

... years as no longer tolerated as well), and I wonder if the Synthroid dose has to be adjusted. I would like to distinguish possible hypomania from hyperthyroidism, in the reduction phase. Thank you for any information you have. I have not been able to get a reply from general physicians

I would like to ask a question about the relation between Synthroid dose, and lithium dose.

How can I distinguish hyperthyroidism from hypomania? I can no longer tolerate lithium and at 0 level, with Synthroid still taken at 0.112, I get excessive hyperactivity, energy, hunger, tremors, and anxiety. This happens after taking the Synthroid in a.m. and is palliated by lithium, which has now... read more

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