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  1. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    I'm curious as to experiences taking anti depressants mostly before a thyroid dysfunction DX. Anyone have anything to share? Someone in my family with positive TPO and TSI, ( not high enough to treat yet) with low normal FT-4 ( meaning not quite to 1/2 range and mid range FT-3 results. ) some...
  2. Additional Problems From Thyroid Disease
    Any of you take HRT ( Hormone replacement therapy) and Levothyroxine ? i recently had my second ( and last ovary ) out, due to torsion (ouch), so even though i am not technically in menopause, it will hit anytime now. The Gyneas wanted me to start Hrt straight away, but when you read the...
  3. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Hi. In April 2018 I had my first visit with an endocrinologist doctor. The concerns I brought up with her were my low energy, brain fog, and always being cold (body temperature). At the time the only Thyroid results that were "abnormal" were low FT4 according to my general doctor. When I...
  4. Additional Problems From Thyroid Disease
    I am currently on 0.100 MG of Levothroxine and I have been told I have lost 90% of my thyroid function. I went from .88MG to .50MG and now to .100MG of levothroxine and I still can hardly function from being so tired. My feet and hands swell, I am tired all the time until bed time then I can't...
  5. Hashitoxicosis Forum - High TPO Ab, TG Ab & TSI
    Hi all, A few years ago (in 2014/early 2015) my doctor ran some tests that showed measurable TSI and positive Tg and TPO. Thyroglobulin Ab: 83.9 IU/mL (<19.0) H (April 2014) Thyroid peroxide ab: 781iu/ml (<5) H (September 2014) TSI: 44% (<140) (August 2014) TSH: 2.6 (.35-4.9) (March 2015)...
  6. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hi, These are the blood results of thyroid: 1. TSH - 6,090 uIU/ml (range 0,270-4,200) 2. FT3 - 3,13 pg/ml (range 2,00-4,40) 3. FT4 - 1,50 ng/dl (range 0,93-1,71) Later TSH, anti-TG and anti-TPO was checked. TSH - 3.60 uIU/ml (range 0.27-4.20) anti-TG - <10 IU/ml (range 0.0-115.0) anti-TPO -...
  7. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    So I'm new to my thyroid disorder all together. I found a doctor willing to prescribe Naturally desiccated thyroid medication and have gone to him for three months with new labs each month. My labs are sort of crazy so please let me write the months of labs and see what you think is going on and...
  8. 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...
  9. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Please can someone help me? I have had some thyroid blood test results and I have no idea what they mean, I don't take any medication. I quit smoking and began to feel unwell immediately. After a few months I had 2 ttest done and the results are here : February - TSH 5.98 T4 - 14 Antibodies 50...
  10. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    The last year year has been unbearable for me. I am constantly exhausted, no concentration, feeling detached, no sex drive, thinnning hair etc. the list goes on. I also constantly need to go to the toilet to urinate. I suspected a thyroid or a possible parathyroid problem and I just had by...
  11. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hello everyone. I think I've started to find some answers to some things that have been plaguing me for many years now. But just as I have some definitive test results to indicate that I'm not imagining these weird symptoms, I've hit a wall - realizing that even if the tests are showing...
  12. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Hi Everyone! I am new to this board and so glad that I found it! I have been experiencing serious fatigue, dry skin when I used to be oily, heavy weight gain in a short amount of time and a myriad of other issues. After finally getting insurance again I made an appointment with an Internal...
  13. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    I'm a 24 year old female with severe fatigue, dry skin, foggy brain, IBS, thinning eye brows, low body temp & heart rate, depression, anxiety, night sweats, terrible PMS (getting worse every month), cold feet...and went to the doctor to get checked out for hormone imbalance. During my...
  14. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Please help me sort out my what these symptoms/results could mean. I am at the end of my rope with this. have the following symptoms : extreme fatigue, cold extremities, poor motor control on hands/feet, adult cystic acne, bloated face and body, weight gain, thinning hair, loss of muscle...
  15. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello, I'm new here but,I've had a multi nodular goiter for 13 years. There are five nodules all together and all but, one are hyper vascular. I also have almost every symptom of hyperthyroidism but, my lab values are always in the normal range. The values are always on the border but, never in...
  16. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    I'm playing the waiting game and wanted to see what you all thought. I'm frustrated and anxious and tired of my phone ringing. So here's what's been giong on. I was sent for an ultrasound on my neck, for swollen lymph nodes, two weeks ago. The radiologist spent 40 mins on my left side and said...
  17. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hi, I intend to see my doctor within next few weeks, however, I was wondering if there are any knowledgeable people here in regards to thyroid issues who can offer me their insight. I am currently 38, male, not overweight and in relatively good health. I've been experiencing the following...
  18. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (Hashi's Disease) Forum
    Hello friends. I am new to this forum and just need overall help with managing my hypothyroiodism. I am only 21 years old (female) and have a hard time understanding this disease. I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and hypothyroidism when I was 19 years old. I have now been on...
  19. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    I have had a variety of symptoms popping up over the last 4 years (which I did not connect to each other) building up to a mess over the last two months especially. I finally got in to see a doctor (PCP) last week and she said she suspects thyroid issues, but wanted to run more bloodwork. I...
  20. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    HI I am new hear and have spent a few years trying to feel well with NDT. always with NDT my FT4 level is low low low. so i switched Dr.s and now going T4/T4 combo. the first month he had me take 100 levo and 10 t3, upon return with labs 21-feb and 22-feb he put me on 112 synthroid and...
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