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  1. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (Hashi's Disease) Forum
    56, male, former athlete, hashi's 25 years, recently switched back to synthroid 175mcg from NP thyroid due to low T4 and high-ish T3. No change in symptoms. Here's the deal, for the last 6+ years, I run out of energy rapidly, often within minutes. And it's getting worse every year. I can't even...
  2. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Hi everyone! I have been on Amour Thyroid 90mg for about 6 years. My current lab tests are: TSH = 2.6 T4 = .84 T3 = 3.0 Lots of fatigue is killing me. TSH is way up this year. My doc thinks I am fine. No lyme disease and all other blood work is normal. Should I get my T3 up higher...
  3. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hello All! Through out my whole journey, I have noticed at times severe exercise intolerance. Does anyone else have this? If so, what do you do? I love being active and even walking sometimes brings my mood, energy, and speed and clarity of thinking down. My vision also blacks out if I...
  4. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Hello! I am new to to this site! I am looking forward to your insightful viewpoints... I am desperately looking for advice... The long story short is that I have goiter, but all labs are coming back "normal".. I have a follow u with my new Naturopath this coming week, but I would like to hear...
  5. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    When I was first diagnosed with (mild) hypothyroidism, I was put on 25 mcg Synthroid and felt increasingly better for 2-3 months, then it all slid backwards. 4 months later, the addition of 5 mcg Cytomel, and 2 Synthroid increases have not helped. What might cause this to happen and what can I...
  6. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    A brief history of me. I'm 33 years old and have had problems with sleep and fatigue since I was a teenager. Never thought much of it, just thought I needed more sleep than most. Which was usually 10 to 12 hours a night plus a nap in the afternoon. This is also the time I started going from...
  7. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (Hashi's Disease) Forum
    Hello everyone! Forgive me if this is long, I would just like to get it all out there. I am 28 years old. Female. 116lbs. 5'4" tall. Averagely active and thought I was healthy. Thyroid issues run in my family. So I can't really tell you when I first started having symptoms. It could have...
  8. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Help? I am not understanding my lab results or my PCP's response, my TSH was 0.21 and free T4 was 1.01. I have wondered if I have had thyroid problems for the past few years, but symptoms had become more pronounced recently (about 10 months after I had my second child) so I asked for labs. I am...
  9. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    For the majority of my life I have struggled through winters. I had periods of highs and lows and struggled to sustain a healthy lifestyle. About 5-6 years ago I pinpointed the fact that my symptoms started abruptley by mid October and end by early May. My symptoms sarts out as heavy limbs...
  10. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    I am scheduled for a lobectomy in three weeks. I am euthyroid but have a solid nodule that has yielded 3 benign biopsies and a recent AUS on biopsy #4 (All in a 9-year period). The nodule has grown 50% in volumne in the last two years and there are microcalcifications and blood flow has gone...
  11. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hello I'm 20 struggling with hypo and hyperthyroid like symptoms. I would consider my normal weight around 250-280 lb. I've done a few blood test because i'm convinced there is something wrong with me. I first noticed something was wrong 5 years ago when I couldn't get over fatigue and plateaus...
  12. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    I have been living in a terribly debilitated state for three years with most of the typical symptoms (hair loss, dry skin, weight gain, etc.) but especially muscle pain and fatigue. I was given a Fibromyalgia label for which there is no meaningful treatment and sent on my way with a little...
  13. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    The Basics: I'm a 24-year-old male who's suffered from brain fog, anxiety, and OCD for many, many years. I'm physically active (I exercise for at least 40 minutes five days a week), I eat clean (no processed junk or GMOs--mostly eat chicken, eggs, yogurt, healthy sandwiches, turkey burgers...
  14. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Mid-day levels of cortisol a bit low, will the effect my thyroid medication? I'm on week 3, 2 grains nature thyroid just started the 2 grains on Monday been 3 days. Thanks
  15. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    I received a diagnosis of Hashimoto's and estrogen dominance this past summer. Previously I had been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia (by a doc who didn't rule out anything else first). I am still taking my firbo medications (gabapentin & tramadol) and my new(ish) doc has gotten my hormones balanced...
  16. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hi all - on to the next challenge. My calcium is stable, but my TSH is 21! Free T3 was low too, so she bumped me to 125mcg Synthroid and will check in 8 weeks and assess whether to add T3. I was only on 100mcg and it's only 3 weeks post-TT. So in the meantime, I need to work and am so very...
  17. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi, I've never posted on a board before but am searching for some insight from those of you with similiar histories. I'm a 51 y/o female, single, no kids--been very healthy, strong with great endurance and highly active up until all hell broke loose on 2/9/2012 when out of no where I started...
  18. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Hi all.... As some background: 5'6, Female 27 years old. Always naturally thin around 135lbs. About 3 years ago, I gained about 15 lbs from drinking too much and staying up to late and just not taking care of myself. I stupidly did the homeopathic HCG diet (500 calories a day) and dropped the...
  19. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hi! I'm new here but not to Hashimotos(12 years). I have a question(for anyone) regarding Cymbalta. Do any of you know of a vitamin, mineral, herb or supplement of some kind that will help with the low energy, fatigue and brain fog that is caused by taking Cymbalta? I need to increase my...
  20. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    So April 4th I was thinking, this disease is killing me. I am literally going to die or my kids are going to get hurt because I keep falling into coma like sleep. Like pee your pants cause you can't get up off the chair to save your life tired. So I somehow managed to get to the Endo with the...
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