... The best reading material I know of for the new thyroid patient is Thyroid for Dummies by Dr. Alan Rubin. I don't know if it's available in the UK. If you can get it, you'll learn much. ... (1 replies)
... ders, "pins and needles" throughout extremities, debilitating daily headaches...and the list goes on. I've been Rx'ed with fibromyalgia. Now, my doc has just run thyroid and adrenal tests...going back next week to discuss them with her. Have you had your adrenals tested? ... (10 replies)
... I also have bad foot pain, it was the original reason to go to the doctor, and was when they found my thyroid levels low. I am in the process of raising my levothyrozine. ... (10 replies)
... I too am experiencing recent onset of foot pain... Since dx of hypothyroidism. Hmm... Maybe it's connected, maybe not? ... (10 replies)
... could not find a single thing wrong. I even had an EMG run. This has been just insane in the scope of the body systems it impacts. There are days were I have no foot pain whatsoever ! Or, no symptoms whatsoever, though the days are infrequent now. ... (10 replies)
... Foot pain can definitely be associated with hypothyroidism. ... (10 replies)
... she should not have any thyroid symptoms. ... (8 replies)
... Foot pain YES! and now starting back pain too. My thyroid is enlarged on the right side and have a nodule on the left. ... (7 replies)
... Did they check your thyroid antibodies? ... (7 replies)
... My feet were hurting so bad after I had been sitting for a while then got up to walk. Terrible pain for a few steps. I went to the doctor. He said he needed to check my thyroid levels because of the foot pain. Sure enough, hypothyroidism. ... (7 replies)
... Has anyone had foot pain associated with hypothyroidism. Recently I have developed pain in my feet. I have always walked a lot and have very good walking shoes. My calves seem tight even though I stretch. Pain is mostly in the morning. ... (5 replies)
... ghtly elevated ANA and an RNP of 1.9. I was referred to an RA Specialist which I haven't seen yet. More recently I have had burning hands and feet and occasional foot pain. ... (2 replies)
... YOu cannot imagine the pain I was in for 5 months after my surgery and before I was on meds. ... (8 replies)
... I found a fair amount of other folks who said the heel pain was from the thyroid. I do not know why. ... (10 replies)
... functioning thyroid exists. I think I swing from hypo to hyper, but perhaps hyper feels more normal to me because when my TSH was at .47, I was just fine. I guessing 1. ... (10 replies)
... hmmm I to have heel pain. Never associated it with my thyroid problems. ... (10 replies)
... tion and prove me wrong. Luckily, I had insurance to cover all that useless testing which showed nothing else wrong. I took myself to an endo who confirmed the thyroid diagnosis and started treatment. That's the way it goes for many, many hypoT women. ... (10 replies)
... That heel pain is awful, but then sometimes it goes away. ... (10 replies)
... It's TSH that fluctuates in the body's attempts to maintain stable thyroid hormone levels. ... (8 replies)
... I will not deny that this concerns me. Low TSH in and of itself is never a problem.
If your actual thyroid hormone levels - FreeT4 and FreeT3 were high enough to make you have hyper symptoms, a dose reduction is appropriate.
Does your doctor check these levels?
Doctors that medicate solely based on TSH will never get us well. (8 replies)