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  1. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    My name is Wendi, I have been on Synthroid for months and my Dr. as I see now is a horrible doctor. Synthroid turned me into mean paranoid lying psychotic extremely sick person. I said things I would normally never say, I lied and would normally never lie. It changed me completely. I hurt...
  2. 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...
  3. Graves' Disease Message Boards
    Hi, I've been diagnosed with Graves about 2 years ago. This is first diagnosed after blood tests, ultrasounds and iodine uptake check after what I thought was only a sore throat which didn't go away very quickly. Since then I've been on/off medication to see whether it will go into remission...
  4. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Does having subclinical or mild hypothyroidism mean we need less medication or does the negative feedback loop warrant a replacement dosage similar to someone with more severe illness? Thanks!
  5. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    I am on Tapazole 10mg a night. It has helped with the morning sickness and some of the serious grogginess, but, I am still tired. I try to keep an active lifestyle, but now I am running 3 miles to barley even one because of my exhaustion. I recently had a test to determine Graves Disease and it...
  6. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (Hashi's Disease) Forum
    Hello all. I'm newly diagnosed with hashimoto's and was diagnosed with celiac about 2 years ago. My main issues are vitamin absorbtion and extreme fatigue. After being gluten free for 2 years, I do feel better, but I'm still so very tired. My TSH, T3 and T4 are all within normal levels. My...
  7. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    I have been suffering with anxiety and depression for years, probably related to untreated thyroid condition. I have tried antidepressants,Effexor,Zoloft,Wellbutrin....natural approaches 5htp, amino acids, mood cure book, nothing seemed to help. My question is I have read that the thyroid would...
  8. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    I have been on levothyroxine for several years, right now at 75mcg. Throughout this time, other than during pregnancy, my levels were "fine" and no medicaition increases were necessary. All the while I am having extreme difficulty losing weight. I am constantly tired, which could be related...
  9. Graves' Disease Message Boards
    Hi, I'm new here. I was just diagnosed with Graves' Disease a little over a week ago, though I think I've had it for awhile. I'm wondering how long it takes before the thyroid medication begins to work? My heart is still racing, and I hate taking the beta blockers. They lower my heart rate, but...
  10. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Everything was going wonderfully well, until middle of Day 6. That edgy energy that I had welcomed, became a force of it's own. Restless energy is how I would describe it. This morning I woke several times, finally giving up on sleep at 5:30. That energy is still persisting. Keep in mind...
  11. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    I'm new to this thread. Thank you for having me. I joined to let you know that our rights to purchase medication from Canada are being threatened by the US govt. Drug industry groups are trying to argue that we are using Canada to buy inappropriate drugs, when in reality we just can't afford the...
  12. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    Hi, my name is Lori and I just had a TT 2 days ago. The right side had benign nodules and the left side had an indeterminate cyst that we are awaiting pathology results. I assumed I would be sent home with hormone replacement, and when I asked before I was discharged the nurse told me they...
  13. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (Hashi's Disease) Forum
    Diagnosed 20 years ago and started taking synthroid. Still had fatique and weight problems, but could manage. Now I have horrible joint pain, fatique, dry, inflammed patches on scalp. My thyroid tests come back within healthy range, but I feel horrible. Anyone else have this? Are there...
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