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Swollen thyroid
Jan 7, 2016
... I do need to go back to chiropractor. But I now realize that I've had throat or neck pain in thryroid area for quite some time. I didn't know it was my thyroid area. It's been intermittent for 2 to 3 years. I can't believe it took me so long to connect the dots. ... (5 replies)
... I believe the first thing is that their metabolism slows way way down. This is a survival mechanism. Well, it seems the thyroid has to play along and slow down too, otherwise it would be working against the metabolism's survival mechanism. ... (17 replies)
Thyroid changes
Dec 19, 2015
... There is a lot of discussion about where numbers should lie and what levels are "right"but often there is not a lot of agreement. IMHO, the bottom line should be how you feel. ... (10 replies)

... John, I know I could have been more clear in my last response so I can't fault you for missing my point. I think you're assuming the thyroid is the important driver of metabolic slowdown with dieting and will be expressed with numbers that suggest clinical disease requiring treatment. ... (17 replies)
... You had said earlier that "many doctors never test for thyroid antibodies." My doctor didn't. ... (17 replies)
... I Googled hyperthyroidism and upper right abdominal pain, and found several stories where people had experienced this when their thyroid was acting up and it was largely unexplained. ... (0 replies)
... Lab results were normal. I was told I needed to have an ultrasound once a year to monitor it. Last month, I had lab work done and was told by my doctor that my numbers were borderline and I need to have retest in a month. My results were TSH 3rd generation .893 and T4 free .88. ... (0 replies)
... I have so many questions about your reply. I'm excited! If my FT numbers matter more than my TSH, and you said it seems to be working well for me, then what does it matter if my TSH is low if the free t3, free t4 are normal? ... (4 replies)
... Why did my dr's office call to say they were pleased with my numbers if the TSH hasn't changed? ... (4 replies)
... Thank you! You seem to have more information than my Dr. I appreciate it. :) (13 replies)
... e that some clinicians feel should be tightened downward with a top range of 3 or less. And even more controversy surrounds the tests for diagnosing and treating thyroid disease especially among actual thyroid patients, and more specifically for some, the importance of treating symptoms over lab numbers. ... (13 replies)
... Lady, you are correct. Numbers go UP if you lower mcgs. Heart palpations are often a sign that the dose is too high. ... (13 replies)
... I have been on Armour thyroid 30mg AM and 30mg PM for some time now. I started feeling palpitations, anxiety and hair is coming out in the shower. ... (13 replies)
... n you have to go back every 6 months to get it rechecked. This way your doctor knows what amount of medicine to prescribe. There are all kind of reasons why your numbers will change such as age, weigh gain or loss and thyroid changes. I thought normal TSH was . ... (1 replies)
Need direction
Dec 16, 2015
... s at 53.3 an the T4 was below normal range. The doctor increased the Synthyroid to 75mcg and sent me for an ultrasound which showed "diffusely very heterogeneous thyroid without a discrete nodule". ... (5 replies)
... system after 11 weeks. I went for 1.40 TSH in the first eight week and then about 3 weeks later stared having bad symptoms, so retest and TSH was 4.71 not other numbers with it. So doc changed med completely. ... (2 replies)
... you still have options. You could see another doc and inquire about changing to Armour thyroid hormone which also includes t3 the active thyroid hormone. ... (7 replies)
... microsome antibody, thyroid 3. ... (7 replies)
... That's great that you have good diet/exercise habits. It makes figuring this out easier for you and your doc. As I mentioned the endo doc I saw said that he has seen ALL symptoms associated with both hyper and hypo. I thought that was weird but I have had personal experience feeling hyper( anxious, tense etc ) while hypo. And, the longer I read these boards it seems to... (4 replies)
... I had my thyroid checked a couple weeks ago I got my labs back a few days ago. I'm not sure what they mean and my Dr app isn't til wed. ... (2 replies)

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