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... I feel weird "cowboying" my medication, but I'm very good at recognizing symptoms when things go off, and can always stop taking the Cytomel if I start to go hyper. I already feel lousy, and with starting a new job in 3 weeks, I need to do something to increase my dismal energy levels and ability to focus! ... (6 replies)
... and fingers, I feel tired all the time I can sleep 12 hours get up and fall asleep an hour later for another 4 or 5 hrs. Besides my arms and legs swelling , they go numb. And if you read up on hypothyroidism you will find that if it goes untreated that it is life threatening. ... (2 replies)
... as in does it have to be completely out of your system, or do you start on Armour and phase out synthroid? ... (1 replies)

... I have heard sometimes they can cause low numbers than high, I don't know how or why though. I am going through the same hell as you are right now to the T! Please let me know what they find out. ... (31 replies)
... Thanks everybody! I did agree to go off for one week at a time to see what would happen. My TSH has hit 6 already and my T4 is .09. My Doc said that my Pituitary was working so I can start on Synthroid again. ... (31 replies)
... In my case it takes about ten times longer than it takes to gain it. ... (2 replies)
... Papillary carcinoma survivor here! I've got some concerns about my upcoming RAI treatment and going off Synthroid, and I was hoping to get some feedback from others. ... (2 replies)
... range .30 to 4. ... (5 replies)
... After my thyroidectomy, my endo insisted on synthroid and I had a hard time finding a thyroid doc that would look at me and how I was doing rather than my TSH. I found one through word of mouth in Nyack, NY. ... (48 replies)
... I sit on the couch unless I have a pressing responsibility. This is not normal for me, as I am someone who loves to take walks. I have a challenge doing anything remotely cardiovascular now, I simply have no stamina. ... (0 replies)
... I'm so glad to hear you're feeling so much better! When did you start taking DT? ... (48 replies)
... savvy doctor will conservatively estimate an equivalent dose of desiccated thyroid as it compares to the dose of Synthroid the patient had been taking. ... (48 replies)
... I had been off of Synthroid for about a month. It was making me so sick. I decided to stop taking it and find another way. That's when I found this board and my new doctor. ... (48 replies)
... how did you go about doing it? ... (48 replies)
... I thought you meant you were just going to go cold turkey without anything. That worried me for you. ... (48 replies)
... I'm going in prepared to beg for a dose increase. I'm currently taking 50mcg Synthroid and 5mcg gen Cytomel and honestly I think I'd be better off taking nothing. ... (1 replies)
... right now is a doctor who will listen to me, not a robot controlled by lab test results. Out of all the doctors I've gone to over the years for these symptoms I like the endocrinologist I'm seeing now the most and I thought I'd be able to stick with her for a while. ... (0 replies)
... I agree. My doc usually only goes by symptoms to increase dosage but I would feel more comfortable if we had blood work as WELL AS symptoms to go off of. I am requesting some early next week. ... (37 replies)
... How long before adjustment takes place? She is ready to go off for good (4 replies)
... I so hope that mine goes that way and no RAI but I know they are going to want to do it, cover their bums so to speak and mine to I guess. ... (13 replies)




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