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Posted 28 Jul 2014 by • 12 answers
Some mornings I forget to take my thyroid meds before I eat. How must I wait before I can take it or must I wait till the next day
Posted 28 Oct 2011 by • 24 answers
I started simvastatin this summer. The last few weeks my legs and ankles began hurting now I have foot cramps that twist my feet and headaches. I'm going to stop and see if they go away. I've really been nauseous too. I've almost been thinking of asking the doctor for something for ...
Posted 8 Apr 2013 by • 7 answers
I have not been put on any medication yet (I am going at the end of this week for that), but I have not been able to loose weight for months. I am overweight already and from what I read synthroid makes you gain weight and that is NOT what i want or need. Is there any medicine out there theat helps ...
Posted 19 Aug 2010 by • 2 answers
I sometimes end up taking my medicine every other day or sometimes miss a couple of days at a time. I don't sleep on a regular schedule. I'm on several different medications. I have experienced excessive weight gain. I am currently 235 lbs. My illnesses include fibromyalgia, authritis, ...
Posted 18 Mar 2010 by • 31 answers
I started this medication last fall for an underactive thyroid. Since then I've been packing on the pounds even while watching every bite I take and excercising regularly.
Posted 16 Mar 2011 by • 14 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 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 20 Mar 2013 by • 3 answers
I had my yearly physical exam about 2 months ago and was told after having blood work, my thyroid levels were low. I was prescribed Levothyroxine. I also took a multivitamin containing 600mg of Calcium, along with 5,000IU of vitamin D. I was unaware of the warning not to take Calcium & Iron ...
Posted 16 Jun 2011 by • 4 answers
... thyroid symptoms and my blood work was within normal range. Over the past several months I have gained 20 lbs. rather quickly, hair is falling out, fatigue, heart rate is lower and I last weekend I spotted for 3 days (I haven't had menstual cycles for 2 years since I went through the ...
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 23 Oct 2012 by • 5 answers
about 3 years ago I was told my levels were low and put on thyroxine a year later they had drop again and the same after.I have now been on a 125mg aday for around 14 months but think because of legs, arms etc bone(it feels like its deep inside of it) hurting,itchy skin and wanting to sleep 18 or ...
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 4 days ago by • 1 answer
TSH, Ft4, T4, FT3 are all within normal range, although TSH shows very mild hyperthyroidism. I cannot get out of bed, my muscles do not work, my digestion is super sluggish, I have joint pain, am losing my hair in clumps, my nails are crumbling, and now six teeth that have never had a cavity and ...
Posted 1 day 3 hours ago by • 1 answer
I just started taking synthroid and cytomel today. Within a couple hours I started to have dnergy again and the burning in my hands and feet are subsiding. But I'm developing this bad headache and my eyes hurt. Should I be concerned?
I have had an underactive thyroid for over 10 years. I haven't been feeling well for a while now. No
Posted 2 Nov 2017 by • 1 answer
... energy, nauseous, loss of appetite. I get moments when I feel very weak, a bit unsteady, and sweat dripping down my head/ hair. I used to have bloods yeasted every 6 months but doctor moved it to every 12 months. Obviously I'm not a doctor so I don't know if my problem has anything to ...
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