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  1. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi, my name is Maria, from NJ, I am new here, and here's my story.... I am in my upper 40's and four years ago I was diagnosed with Graves Disease. Believe it or not I did not know at the time that Graves Disease was its own disease, different from hyperactive thyroid disease. So its bad...
  2. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello everyone! I'm just jumping in because I am usually shy, and realized that it's not helping me not having a support system. I am a single mommy of 3 teens, and I am almost 34 years old. 3 years ago, I was finally diagnosed with Graves disease after almost 5 years of battling symptoms, and...
  3. Hashitoxicosis Forum - High TPO Ab, TG Ab & TSI
    Hi all- I am new to this forum and have been dealing with a thyroid diagnosis for about 8 months now (though I have been having symptoms for much longer). I have learned alot from reading other peoples stories of their journey on these boards and was hoping to share my story to see if anyone has...
  4. Graves' Disease Message Boards
    I'm 22 female, I take atenolol everyday as I am in hypertension 2, I've been on Tapazole for over a year but about 5 months ago I started getting allergic reactions like hives and body rashes, my levels were in a normal range so my endo took me off Tapazole then a month later I had a full blown...
  5. Graves' Disease Message Boards
    Just wondering if I could get a little guidance. Thank you in advance! In 2004 on an MRI for MS (I have that too) I was found to have a nodular thyroid. They followed up with CT and that moved to Thyroid uptake. 2004 Imaging at six hours following tracer administration demonstrates...
  6. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    Hi, I'm set to have my surgery in a month so crazy me decided to google risks and complications and now I can't sleep Has anyone here had complications after thyroidectomy Thyroid storm during of after surgery?
  7. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Hello, all! I am a 24 year old woman of relatively good health. The only persistent problems I have had have been mental illness (diagnosed as Bipolar and with anxiety 14 years ago, with slight OCD tendencies), migraines, PCOS, and GERD. All of these things have been present for at least a...
  8. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hey all! I was diagnosed with Graves' in 2014 when I was 17. Went into remission at 19, and then my levels went off the charts again at 20 years old. This past January I started on methimazole and have been going back and forth with my doctor about the right dosage of medication. My last blood...
  9. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hello, question for everybody please? February 1st, I did radiation. I'm finally hypo as of now, yesterday I started on 50mg Synthroid to go up to approx 170mg as per my endocrinologist. Right now I'm having all these weird things happen like: -temple pain and swelling -temple/jaw fatigue...
  10. Graves' Disease Message Boards
    Hi all! I am hoping there is someone here who might share the same experience as me. I am a 37yo mom of 2. I also live with celiac disease, diagnosed in 1998. While in the ER on Dec 25, 2016 a 3.5cm nodule (yes...large) was found on the right sided of my thyroid. After a untrasound we found the...
  11. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    So I got some adrenal testing done from ZRT labs and some recent thyroid tests as well. I am feeling better this month than I have in a while and not sure what to attribute it to? I also started Prozac about 2 months ago and not sure how big of factor that has played. I still feel an internal...
  12. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello everyone, sorry for the newbiness of this post. My doctor hasn't really been helpful explaining what's going on, and I'm starting to question his plan of treatment/lack there of. Anywho back history starting about 2 years ago I got chronic hives, everyday I breakout with hives unless I...
  13. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    I have heart palps, this internal weakness/shaking feeling and fast heart rate with anxiety. Pretty much all started when DX graves a year ago and has not gotten better since TT. I had TT because of graves and I know the chances of remission were low, so thought would be easier to manage having...
  14. Graves' Disease Message Boards
    A little bit of a long post, just trying to figure things out more any insight would be Great! Had a total TT 4/21/16 Blood tests at 6 weeks post TT:(6/1/16): TSH - 3.03 (range 0.40-4.50) FT3 - 2.6 (range 2.3-4.2) FT4 - 1.3 (range 0.8-1.8 Reverse T3 - 31 (range 8-25) taking 112mc Levoxyl...
  15. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    I had a total TT 4/21/16 due to terrible graves symptoms in hopes that it would be easier to manage. I would not have been so comfortable about going through with everything without coming here. As far as the Surgery, it went ok and had my post op visit. Guess they took out one of my...
  16. Graves' Disease Message Boards
    I was DX Graves disease April 2015 and was put on Methimizole. My thyroid levels have been within range for the past 6-7 months with methimizol. I have been on it for a year and my levels are now normal, (actually a little hypo right now I think) and I am now feeling more hyper than ever. Super...
  17. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    This is kind of a long one but I WILL REALLY APPRECIATE any input. I am 31 year old male and type one diabetic for 18 years. I was diagnosed with graves disease a year ago and was very hyper TSH <0.006 range - 0.450-4.500 , T4 5.61 range - 0.82-1.77 (no T3 test at this time, March 2015) I was...
  18. Graves' Disease Message Boards
    This is kind of a long one but I WILL REALLY APPERCIATE any input. I am 31 year old male and type one diabetic for 18 years. I was diagnosed with graves disease a year ago and was very hyper TSH <0.006 range - 0.450-4.500 , T4 5.61 range - 0.82-1.77 (no T3 test at this time, March 2015) I was...
  19. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    I'm not sure if I'm at the correct forum, so, please feel free to move my post... I was diagnosed with Graves about 8 yrs ago and had my thyroid irradiated. Then a nodule showed up and had a biopsy. It was cold so guess I'm ok. Now I'm hypo and doctors DON"T listen. I'm sure all or most of us...
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