... old labs for comparison. If he's been going by TSH alone, he may be missing something. I'm a terribly rare bird that could be described as someone who's had a naturally fast metabolism all my life. I'm a hyper with normal TSH that sometimes even goes high. I have a secondary form of hyperthyroidism that's TSH driven. ... (16 replies)
... It's a shame the supplements aren't covered. However, I have run into quite a few recipes on the web for high calorie smoothies and such that you can make from regular grocery stuff at a slightly lower expense.
If I were you, I'd get a generic multivitamin to take everyday and a big jug of canola oil. Put oil into everything you possibly can. Oil's got a lot of calories... (16 replies)
... Hi Anyone & everyone, I've always been on the thin side but always sat at a healthy 55kgs, perfect for my height, (which "was" :jester:164cm I've shrunk already to 162!!!!!) in my younger yrs. I went to the dr in 1997 weighing in at a mere 39kgs, terrified. That was when I found out I had an underactive thyroid. The most I've ever managed to hit in weight is 46kg. A short... (16 replies)
... Hello everyone! My name is Krista, I am 29 years old (I feel 18!?!), I just graduated from college a few weeks ago with my degree in the wonderful world of art. Now to get to the bad stuff/ lifestory:
I've ALWAYS been a very thin person. Up until the age of 21, I've been naturally underweight, when I turned about 22, I started rapidly gaining weight (we are talking 90... (321 replies)
... Does anyone know about the heart rate naturally decreasing after the cure? ... (3 replies)
... I am so glad to see this board tonight. I guess I'll introduce myself and say I have been reading on here all evening before deciding to post myself.
I am just amazed at the many things I have read on here relating to HypoT. I was diagnosed shortly after my last child was born 16 years ago. I have been on Synthroid since then. I do have my levels checked, however,... (321 replies)
... That's awesome that you don't have a weight issue with hypo. You are definatley in the minority though...seeing that weight gain is a primary symtpom of hypothryoidism.
I know that I can lose weight with the right way of eating but ONLY as long as my Free T3 levels are in the upper part of the normal range...nearly to the top if I can get it there and then keep it there. If... (7 replies)
... For the record, I am hypo and am underweight, naturally skinny even though I eat normally. Having an underactive thyroid does NOT have to mean you put on weight easily... ... (7 replies)