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  1. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Group, Here's my question -- Does anyone think adding 5mcg T3 to 75mcg T4 could cause hypothyroid symptoms? Here's the background -- I take 75mcg of Synthroid/levothyroxine for hypothyroidism. I started feeling my thyroid symptoms recur about two months ago, and my doctor allowed me to add...
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    Hi. Hope someone can help me understand my new labs. I currently take 1-1/2 grains of Nature Throid and 500mg Metformin. Labs since I started taking Metformin T-3 is 5.5 TSH: is 0.009 Labs before I started Metformin Jun T-3 was 4.0 TSH was 0.194 I feel great, but the numbers seem too...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Hi. Newbie here, although I've had Hypothyroidism for over 20 years. Research has shown that the time of day you get your TSH tested is important. TSH is naturally higher in the morning, so those getting afternoon blood tests will often get a TSH reading in the normal range while it would have...
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    I'm a 40 year old male and have been feeling tired, lightheaded and acquired a hand tremble about two months ago. My mom is hyper and my younger sister is hypo so they suggested I get a thyroid test. I received my results yesterday and after sending them to my doctor he said I'm fine and my...
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    Hello, folks -- Would like some feedback on my lab results, as I was only recently diagnosed as hypothyroid. I'm a 38 year-old man. When I was diagnosed about six weeks ago, my labs were as follows: TSH: 0.745 (range: 0.270 - 4.200) FT4: 0.92 (range: 0.93 - 1.70) My doctor prescribed 75 mcg...
  8. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Still hanging in there after my dose reduction but tsh didn't budge so she reduced my meds again. Labs are: TSH: .01(.4-4.5) Total T3: 117(76-181ng/dL) Free T4: 1.0(.8-1.8ng/dL) These numbers look just fine to me and my old endocrinologist would have accepted them. He(old endo)told me as...
  9. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hi everyone: I`m a 37 years old male, hypothyroid medicated with levothyroxine 50 mcg since january, 7 years with low libido, low energy and more, i will save my history is much more like others, negligent medics, not updated, not right tests, etc,etc, etc, anyway my tsh has been going doing...
  10. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi everyone, feeling under the weather for a while. ZERO energy, cold all the time, weight gain, brain fog. Honestly just kinda attributed weight gain (+10-15 lbs over the last year) to the energy issues. However because I constantly use a heater at work, or have my blanket/throw, a coworker...
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    6 weeks ago I was seen by a new doctor that agreed to prescribe me a low dose of cytomel. 62 years old , 40 plus years of diagnosed hypothroid, and fighting not feeling well, and told repeatedly nothing is wrong. Labs before the Cytomel: TSH 0.852 (.5 to 5 ref) Free T4 1.06 (.8 as the low...
  12. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    I was dx with Hashimotos in 2005 or so and had my GINORMOUS thyroid removed in 2007-2008 (cen't remember). I'm also a person with Multiple Sclerosis, so that tends to take focus away from anything else going wrong with me and tends to be the catch-all disease for problems too. Blame MS. Well...
  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...
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    Hey everyone, Im new to this and need some help interpreting my test results. Ive been feeling incredibly poorly for almost a year now, immediately following the epstein-barr virus. I had chronic disease of my tonsils as a result and had them removed. I fell constantly fatigued and low energy...
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    Hi, I am wondering about my lab results. I started Levothyroxine in October. My T4 is staying low, my TSH decreased, and my T3 is going up. But I still have symptoms, fatigue, aches and pains, weight gain and other smaller symptoms. I have arrhythmia that may be associated with hypothyroidism...
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    Hello there, so I went an had an U/S done of my thyroid and the person who performed it was a Dr. He told me that my thyroid itself was enlarged, I had 2, 1cm nodules on the left and one 2cm nodule on the right. He also said that I had a lymph node on the left as well. Long story short, I am...
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    Hi, and thank you in advance for any advice. I'm a 27 year old male, and just started having symptoms a few months ago. I've gotten some tests done over the last few months, and I'm trying to understand what is wrong with me. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. 5/9/16 - Symptoms: Rapid...
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    I have felt for a long time as if I've had thyroid issues. The past two years, my symptoms have continued getting worse. I have many more symptoms, including my hair falling out extreme amounts, muscle cramps, unable to lose weight, fatigue, cold all the time, extreme dry skin where it...
  19. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello All, I was just diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I've been trying to lose weight for my upcoming wedding, but proved to be very difficult. I also had/have the typical symptoms of dry skin and feeling cold. Had my doctor test TSH and was high. Started at 50 ug levothyroxine, was bumped to...
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    Hello! I'm brand new to the board and any thing thyroid related. In March my doctor ran some generic blood work on a regular work-up. My TSH came back with a reading of <0.03. She sent me back for repeat blood work in case of lab error as well as to check my T3 and T4. In the mean time she...
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