... New Symptoms
Random High Glucose after eating (Readings over 160, highest was 235)
No desire for sex.
Lightheadedness has gotten a lot worse .
My groin has started feeling random discomfort as well.
Physical activity makes the lightheadedness worse
I keep gaining weight in my mid section.
I urinate more than 12 times a day.
Trouble getting... (4 replies)
... Had a total thyroidectomy Monday. All went well. Saved all 4 parathyroid glands. My calcium level is low and not turning around yet. Taking calcitriol twice a day. No symptoms of low calcium that I have noticed. ... (5 replies)
... The four parathyroid glands control blood calcium levels. Damage to them is pretty common during surgery for removal of the thyroid gland, but it's usually temporary. They generally recover from the trauma within a short time after surgery. ... (3 replies)
... ut from what i had read on his website I thought it was NOT necessary to biopsy the other glands once you had a definitive sestembi scan. and that the advantage of his method was that you didn't have to hunt around for the other paras and biopsy them. ... (81 replies)
... Does anyone have a better source of calcium than Tums? ... (16 replies)
... chance. However, that doesn't mean that you defintely have what I do. Some people do experience a short time of low calcium after TT and it corrects itself in time. ... (11 replies)
... The symptoms you are describing are definitely those of low calcium. I would sit on the toilet and my legs would start "zinging". ... (2 replies)
... I do take a lot of cal. ... (9 replies)
... The tingling sensations could be an indicator of low calcium or vit B levels. Are you taking supplements since you're breastfeeding? ... (1 replies)
... ds are not working anymore and being as its now 9 mnths since the op doesnt look like they r ever going to work again, so have been dealing with taking a minimum of 14 tablets a day to stop the symptoms of low calcium low magnesium etc etc and its really taking a toll on me. ... (16 replies)
... My first thought when I read numb lips is low calcium. ... (16 replies)
... What you might be confused with is the bottle says "contains x amount of calcium carbonate" but look at how much ELEMENTAL calcium it provides. For example, mine says each pill contains 1500mg of calcium carbonate providing 600 mg of elemental calcium. ... (11 replies)
... Kant, instead of tums, you can take actual calcium pills. ... (11 replies)
... tums a day I woke up with terrible cramps in my feet last night and I was laying there thinking that I did NOT take my tums yesterday. I guess I am having some low calcium symptoms. How do you all take your calcium for those of you who have needed replacement? ... (11 replies)
... chronic lyphocytic thyroiditis on a background of multinodular hyperplasia. ... (0 replies)
... As it turns out, I went ahead and just took the prescribed dose and I feel fine today. The Dr wants me to every other day it for the rest of this week and then take it every day starting next week. ... (2 replies)
... Sounds like your doc is right on target. The slight increase of your dose may be all you need to help lower the TSH a bit below 2, where most of us feel best. After a few weeks, watch your symptoms. If you're slightly hyper, you may need something between the 0.075 and 0.088 mg levoxyl levels. ... (2 replies)
... it i started to feel very tired and run down you know just didn't feel quite right , then my heart started to race and bp went high so i started to research the symptoms of too much vit.d and found that when you take vitamin d you always need to take magnesium and also to much calcium and not enough mag. is not good. ... (29 replies)
... I think I'm in the middle of a hypothyroid crisis as well. ... (3 replies)
... Turns out in addition to the Hashimoto's I also have low Vit D, low iron, low calcium, etc. It is worth checking those other issues because they will contribute to your fatigue and other symptoms. ... (9 replies)