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... So what happens when you have an elevated TPO AB? ... (7 replies)
... what Elevated TPO AB means? ... (7 replies)
... TPO AB = Thyroid peroxidase antibody, sometimes written as anti-TPO Ab. High TPO Ab is seen in autoimmune thyroid disease; Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (hypo) and Graves Disease (hyper). (7 replies)

... Auto-immune means your confused immune system is attacking your thyroid as if it were an invading virus or bacteria. No one knows why this happens, though it can run in families. (other autoimmune diseases attack in other places - like in rheumatoid arthritis the immune system attacks the joints) Treatment depends on what illness you have, Hashi's or Graves. In Hashi's is... (7 replies)
... So, is the water weight on a cellular level or interstitial tissue or ??? Why do you get so puffy when you are Hypo? I have read many blogs regarding this but I am not quite sure where it comes from? You tend to think of kidneys when you have extra fluid, but apparently not in this case. I understand hormones regulate many things in our body but this weight thing when Hypo is... (7 replies)
... Your antibodies will probably decrease your first year on thyroid replacement. You will lose weight, 5 to 10 lbs of water weight will come off fast. I started Levothyroxine (generic synthroid) in Feb of this year and I've lost about 15lbs and hope to lose 15 more. (haven't been trying lately - we have halloween candy in the house:p) Six weeks after starting therapy they... (7 replies)
... WOW...thank you so much, you are very knowledgeable and I appreciate the insight. Just have a few more questions, if I might? If I am Hypo and take a Thyroid hormone replacement will my antibodies decrease once I reach a therapeutic level? Will you loose the weight you have gained during the undiagnosed hypo stage? Eventually, once your levels are stable do all the symptoms... (7 replies)
... Check out the Thyroid board. You probably are fighting an autoimmune thyroid disease. tup (7 replies)




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