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  1. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Firstly, I'm sorry if it's not okay to post what I already posted on another forum, but I'm really really really worried. This has been my story so far: I started having extreme fatigue on February this year, and beside maybe increased anxiety, that was the only Hyper symptom I had. I had three...
  2. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi all, Newbie here -both to the forum and thyroid issues- just patiently awaiting my doctor appointment next week to find out if there is anything wrong. I am impatient though so here I am, maybe I'll find information that will be useful? I like to be proactive in my health care so it seemed...
  3. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi, I am new to this site. I am 49 yo female. Since August 2017 had subacute thyroiditis, very painful. Initially my GP check my TSH, all normal. And all subsequent blood test on TSH, T3 and T4 are normal. My GP said I am thinking too much, and all is fine. Gone thru ENT and GI finally to the...
  4. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    After losing 15 pounds over the past month, and experiencing night sweats, extreme fatigue, and flu-like symptoms, my 48-year-old brother was diagnosed with possible hyperthyroidism by his primary MD (thyroid tests supported this). He then saw an endocrinologist who said it looked like...
  5. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (Hashi's Disease) Forum
    Hello, I last posted 2 years ago and thought I had learned enough about Hashimoto's and lab results and how to decipher them until now. I've been working with a new doctor for the last year and he totally understands the need for Cytomel, etc. But my labs came back 2 days ago with results...
  6. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    Okay, ill start with some back story. I am 20 years old with two little girls. One is four years old and the other is six months old. In November of 2016 I went to the ER for feeling weak and dizzy. Well turns out my heart rate was 187! Now i am on a beta blocker to keep it in the 80s and 90s. I...
  7. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    I'm 18 years old and was diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease in November with positive anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies at 208 IU/ml and TSH at just over 9. As I wasn't having many symptoms, I decided NOT to go on thyroxine yet. I had my bloods re-done in March, and my TSH was around 8. After...
  8. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (Hashi's Disease) Forum
    Hey everyone! I need some help understanding my ultrasound results. My doctor is was very dismissive and just shrugged it off as normal, but after googling some of the terms i'm a little scared now. Notes: I have been diagnosed with hashimotos for the last year and a half through an ultrasound...
  9. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    I am new here...I have tried Googling information on what is going on with me. I'm a generally healthy 29 year old woman. Thyroid issues do not run in my family. In 2012, I was diagnosed with subacute thyroiditis. They told me it would go away on its own, and it didn't. I stupidly didn't keep...
  10. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi everyone, sorry for the long story. I had been especially healthy in the last few years. Lots of energy, exercising, sleeping well and not remotely concerned about my health. At the beginning of this year, I got some kind of viral infection. It just felt like the flu, nothing too bad and I...
  11. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Hi all, I could really use some advice. I'm a 23 year old active male in very good shape. I feel like from my teenage years to present I have suffered from chronic fatigue, brain fog, trouble concentrating, and forgetfulness (which has gotten worse). I have also always had a lower libido even...
  12. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi, my name is laura, I'm new to the board. I've had various thyroid troubles over the course of my 27 years but this year things have gotten really tough. :( My thyroid has always behaved strangely and no one has ever really bothered to find out why until I recently started almost bullying...
  13. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (Hashi's Disease) Forum
    Hi there. I'm a newbie here, so here's a very brief back ground on me: I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis at the age of 41 through some routine bloodwork done because of my pregnancy. I was placed on levothyroxine, and since then it has been gradually adjusted to 112 mcg. I had a...
  14. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi y'all! I started at primary doc with terrible racing and heart palps, flares of high blood pressure, sudden weight loss, anxiety, tremors, etc. and ended at an endocrinologist whom determined first with symptoms and blood work, which also showed perfectly, that I had Grave's. Made sense...
  15. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Long story.. sorry. I have posted here not too long ago but wanted to post again to see if I can get any definitive answer or a close one. This all started at the end of October 2011. I was laying down to go to sleep and BAMMM!!! Heart was racing and off to the ER we went. EKG and chest xray...
  16. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hello all! About a year ago I came down with "thyroiditis" and all my TSH, FT-3 and 4, reg T-3 and 4 would all always come back in the "normal" range. Had CT of neck on 6/9/10 that didn't show anything in thyroid, but did show noncalcified nodules in both lungs that my then-doc didn't think...
  17. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (Hashi's Disease) Forum
    Hi all, My name is John and the subject line is what the ME's office stated was the cause of death for my 24-year-old daughter, Allison, who passed on 29 DEC 2010. My wife and I have done some internet research concerning Hashimoto's and believe we know what it is, a condition that affects the...
  18. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
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  19. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Thanks you for looking at my post. PLEASE let me know your thoughts, experiences and opinions. I am looking for any ideas to shrink my goiters and reduce my TPOAb. Has anyone tried alternative methods? If so PLEASE list your success or failure. I am going to start with accupuncture...
  20. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Wow, my case just got more complicated, here's my story: I'm 6 months postpartum. I had hypo symptoms so I asked OB for a test a few weeks ago. Test said TSH was .06 at my OB, and the T3 and T4 were on the upper end of normal-so I was hyper then, but I KNOW I was hypo a month before. So I...
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