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Posted 15 Apr 2012 by • 31 answers
... 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 ...
Posted 5 Sep 2013 by • 3 answers
I have hypothyroidism for about the last 4 years thanks to Lithium. My question is that I have been on Synthroid 0.112mg (112MCG) tablets and have been doing well until recently. Had my TSH checked yesterday and the doctor's office called and said it was .32??? Said my doctor was going to call ...
Posted 3 May 2010 by • 19 answers
I was taking Synthroid then my insurance decided that they wouldn't cover that drug anymore (only generic) unless the doctor did a lot of paperwork and showed that it was medically necessary. She decided to prescribe the Levothyroxin instead, and I have heard and read that there is a ...
Posted 16 Mar 2011 by • 12 answers
I was just diagnosed with hypothyroidism, with a TSH of 8.6. My doctor started me on 30mg of Armour Thyroid, and asked that I come back in 6 weeks for another blood test to determine if I will need a different dose. Today is the 5th day I have taken it (in the am on an empty stomach, 3 hrs before ...
Posted 3 Apr 2012 by • 8 answers
... Synthroid for 6 years. I went from 140 to 165 after taking the medicine. I have been off of it for a few months now and I have gone down to 152 and am terrified of gaining that weight back. It is IMPOSSIBLE to loose. I went to the doctor today to get my levels checked again and I'm sure I ...
Posted 5 Jun 2010 by • 2 answers
I have been on Synthroid for a little over two months now, and my thyroid levels are now normal, but I am seem to be gaining weight, especially in my lower abs, and thigh regions. Has anyone else had this problem? And if so, what have you done to help with the weight gain?
Posted 21 Jun 2012 by • 5 answers
My tsh came back as borderline hypothyroid (something around 5.0 or so). I was prescribed 25 mcg of Levothyroxine. After a couple subsequent tests, it was still borderline and then I was prescribed 50 mcg. It is now down to around 3.0. My question is, I feel pretty much about the same, except my ...
Posted 16 Aug 2010 by • 5 answers
finding it is not working for me and I am even more tired than before. Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Posted 1 Jun 2012 by • 24 answers
... feeling terrible the past 6-12 months with the normal syptoms that go along with hypothyroidism/hasimotos. My TSH level is 1.4 I take .100MG Levothyroxine. I just got back from the endocrinologist that I was referred to. He told me that my symptoms are all from depression and that there is no ...
Posted 2 Aug 2012 by • 3 answers
Are there hormones that are not usually checked in a blood screen that cause weight gain
I am a 28 year old female who was recently diagnosed with underactive thyroid. My tsh level was 9.75
Posted 22 Sep 2012 by • 12 answers
... and I was immediately put on 50mcg of levothyroxine about 4 weeks ago. IMO symptoms before starting medication was extreme tiredness, depression, memory loss, confusion and feeling like life was all together empty. After starting my med I felt better for the first 2 weeks but within the 3 week ...
Posted 13 Aug 2013 by • 1 answer
When is it best to take Armour Thyroid? I have heard varied answers describing in the morning, and at night. As well as on an empty stomach or that it doesn't matter.
Posted 8 May 2014 by • 3 answers
I recently found I have an overactive thyroid & was prescribed the drug, Levothyroxine 75mg, only I am afraid it will cause even more nausea than I already suffer, or cause vomiting, yet fearful of what happens if I do not take it. My doctor already has me on a daily regimen of Promethazine for ...
Posted 22 Dec 2012 by • 6 answers
Posted 5 Jan 2015 by • 3 answers
I've had hypothyroidism for years and have taken Levothyroxine. In November 2014, my blood work showed my level was 20 and out of the normal range, so my doctor changed my dosage from 112 to 137. I've been taking that for 6 weeks now, and for about the last 4 weeks, I've experienced ...
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