... I got it removed and I went from having hardly any symptoms with Grave's Disease, to having almost everything with the removal of my thyroid gland. I gained a lot of weight. My hair became horrible. My skin was dry. I was irritable and moody. ... (0 replies)
... Basically is shows my thyroid with no more radioactive iodine that my neck or anything else. I go back tmw morning for another try at the scan, I guess we will see!! ... (2 replies)
... rays do nothing to diagnose thyroid disease. And even an ENT might not do the tests to recognize thyroid disease. But the feeling of thickness when you swallow might be a sign. ... (2 replies)
... Returned and told her that for a while, feels like something stuck in throat. Also have experienced mild hoarseness for some time. Tests for thyroid were normal. ... (2 replies)
... Well, finally got a partial Dx today with my new GP. Not the thyroid I thought, but I'll try this until it doesn't work. ... (15 replies)
... Although thyroid disease can be tied to blood pressure problems, it's not commonly a severe symptom... and it usually causes high BP instead of low. ... (2 replies)
... I went to an endo about two weeks ago for help with possible thyroid problems after three months of snowballing symptoms and a blood test result showing my tsh at 5. ... (6 replies)
... Taking estrogen can also block thyroid hormone so it's important to have thyroid tests done periodically to see if this is happening. ... (15 replies)
... In september amidst some other health problems my doctor noticed I had a lump on my thyroid. Since then I've been doing tests and trying to figure out what it is. ... (3 replies)
... I am all over the place with my symptoms, I apologize. But I do think this issue does go beyond my thyroid. I think the issue may lay in my gut, which can alter thyroid function. Anyway, the symptoms did develop over time. ... (6 replies)
... Hello everyone. I'm new here but have been silently struggling for years, so I felt like I should start somewhere to reach out. I have had problems with a swollen face for basically my whole life. ... (0 replies)
... That's a huge dosage decrease! Did your doc/endo give you your ACTUAL numbers? Did they check you free T4 or free T3? TSH is not always the best indicator-in fact as far as I understand it because you were already medicated and on NDT-your TSH would DEFINITELY not be an accurate indicator of where you really are in regard to hyper/hypo.
I had an endo tell me my TSH was to... (5 replies)
... I've been on thyroid meds due to hypothyroidism for a while and never had problems until now. During routine blood work, my doctor found that my tsh was way too low, so she sent me to an endocrinologist. ... (5 replies)
... Hi, new poster here, after advice.
I was diagnosed with graves disease in 2012 and had my thyroid chemically killed (radiation tablet) in February 2013.
Over the last 13 months, my thyroxine levels have been regularly tested and dosages changed. Regardless of dosage levels, I suffer from real nasty stomach cramps and constipation plus the usual fatigue issues which are... (0 replies)
... the symptoms can "wax and wane" which may explain your current "crash." But even without thyroiditis, the thyroid can have a rapid change in function. Have you gotten a copy of any of your lab results? ... (9 replies)
... Some people with half their thyroid removed develop hypothyroidism. ... (1 replies)
... I have typical low thyroid problems. Just like to get feedback from people on what to look out for etc. I see my cardiologist this week. ... (14 replies)
... about natural progesterone that may be helpful to you. In a nutshell, progesterone supplements are a better way than estrogen to deal with menopause AND it helps thyroid function. Search for the title, "Progesterone vs. ... (5 replies)
... Ian aged 28yrs.I was diagnosied with a malignant thyroid in the year 2008. in which I was operated and it was removed now am left with one. ... (1 replies)
... For the past 3 weeks I have been waking up in the night with a muscle spasm where my thyroid gland is and a choking feeling. This happens every night soon after going to sleep but never happens if I sleep through the day. ... (1 replies)