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Hypothyroid - Hashimoto’s Forum

This is a safe place where you can post your hypothyroid (under-active thyroid) related questions. A board certified medical expert will post answers to your questions usually within 3-7 business days. This forum will focus on holistic as well as traditional treatment options for hypothyroid disorders.

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I was diagnosed with Hashis last October. Since then I have gone gluten free and grain free, Dairy and soy free. I take 3 grains of armour a day. 2 in the am and 1 about 5 hours later. I also take 4.5 LDN. Plus I make and drink my o...
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I was recently diagnosed with hashimotos with a TSH of 66 with TPO 101 and thyroglobulin 7.8. I was put on .75mcg of synthroid and After six week my levels were TSH 5.19, t4 1.5, t3 3.1. The doctor increased the synthroid to .88mcg to b...
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I've had hypothyroid for 10 years and I've been on synthroid since. About 13 years ago, I started getting symptoms weight gain, fatigue, intolerance to cold, hair loss even became very moody and got acne. I complained to my GP that I was...
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by paularose, 23 hours I had my appt May 23 & my Dr did increase my Synthroid again from 80 to 100mcg. We made a follow up appt for June 30th & I called to request another blood work order so I will have the new results in hand when I g...
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I am new to this. I have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism since I was 19. I recently had a miscarriage in November from my hypothyroidism that was untreated. I have been on levothyroxine since then. I am currently 5 weeks pregnancy and...
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I've been on synthroid for about a year loss and have a lot of hair loss. My doc says that my thyroid levels are too high and that when I bring them down it will stop. But could it be from the synthroid? I was previously on the levoxyl u...
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Was taken off eltroxin entirely and prescribed ptu 5 times dailey 250 .with no other thyroid treatment . When this treatment began I had a TSH of 84. Very hypo ( have learned since this nightmare ) . My question is being given such a ...
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diagnosed hypothyroid in january 2014. Up to 112 synthroid. Thyroid test yesterday at 8.72. Have chronic persistent pitting edema in feet, legs, arms, a little in hands and sometimes in face. Doctor ordered an echocardiogram and a c...
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I have had Graves' disease 25 years ago. I had radioactive iodine then developed hypothyroidism. I had to cut my dose of synthroid in half and take part in the morning and part in the afternoon it seems my body processes the medicine too...
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After irregular spotting my Dr ran blood tests and discovered my thyroid is not operating correctly. I am experiencing most of the hypo symptoms... tired, hair loss, weight gain, muscle pain, irregular menstruation, constipation, overwh...
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I just received my lab results, TSH 7.43 Thyroglobulin antibodies 652 Thyroid Peroxidase >1000 Other than cold hands and feet at night, and some steady weight gain over the years (poor diet/ exercise) I show no symptoms. I ...
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I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism 8/2013. My symptoms have not changed. Fatigue, joint pain, rashes on my shins, very dry skin, hair falling out, constant coldness, palpitations occasionally, and irregular heavy cycles. I use a militar...
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I have 2 hard white/yellowish bumps in the white of my left eye along the side of my iris=1 on each side. They hurt. I have multiple problems with that eye, including blurry vision, pain, dryness, itching, gritty consistency, allergy's a...
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Hi.I posted earlier too and got answered promptly. Thanks for that.I got retested for Tsh and Prolactin after 6 weeks on medicines Eltroxin 50 mg and parlodel 2,5 mg.In earlier blood test TSH was 11.17 and Prolactin was 61. My new result...
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My mother (age: 55+ yrs) is a patient of Hypothyroidism. She had Goiter earlier, for which she had undergone surgery in Jan, 2000, due to which one full & another half of her thyroid glands were removed. She currently takes Eltroxin 50mc...
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I recently been having palpitations when laying down or sitting up, when I'm standing I'm just fine, I went to the dr's today my heart, blood pressure, oxygen and iron is fine. Dr them had me test for thyroid I will find out in a few day...
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Hi. I'm a 24 year old female with hypothyroid disorder. Since the last 4-5 months, my cholesterol levels have been elevated (total =212, LDL=140, HDL=38, Triglycerides = 166). In a recent test, my TSH was 4.45 on a dose of 75 mcg levothy...
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Hey! I am a 26 year old fml. I am an otherwise healthy girl . I have had hypothyroidism since I was 15. I remember 10 years ago I had started off on a lower dose and was slowly raised up to 100 mcg of synthroid. For years I have been o...
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hi.i m 30 and last month i was diagnosed with hypo when i went to a gynecologist.she took 5 blood tests and an ultrasound.Ultrasound was good and 3 normal blood test too(Hemoglobin,Random blood glucose,blood Group) but hormone tests were...
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I just got test results back and I have many symptoms of hypo. I have horrible dry itchy skin, im always exhausted, hair is falling out, scalp is flaking and itchy all of the time, constipation and in the last 2 years I have gained 40lbs...
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