I started having thyroid problems in my 20's, but I suspect actually earlier then that. I was always tall and super skinny weighing about 100 lbs graduating high school. I didn't even start my monthly cycle until after high school. I always ate whatever I wanted and
[More] never gained any weight. I honestly think I have Hashimotos. There is a family history of it on my fathers side. Doctors detected thyroid nodules in my 20's and I had thyroid symptoms but of course no doctors would ever treat me and the story goes as other fellow thyroid patients stories go. I had one doctor think I was having psychological issues...pathetic! I eventually accepted this was my life and I had to live with it. I was diagnosed with endometriosis in my mid 20's. When I was 34 doctors became concerned with the nodule mass in my neck after the birth of my last child. I had it biopsied, but it came back inconclusive. They recommended that I get it out. I had a partial hysterectomy in 2008 and then had my thyroidectomy in 2009. I started having major hypo symptoms after, but was put on zero medication and told labs in normal range. I plummeted after a year and my immune system was struggling. I caught adult parvo when my children brought it home, and it really did damage to me. I was finally started on thyroid meds about a year ago. I still haven't got my meds just right, but I think the partial hysterectomy is now also playing into my health and hormones. I'm in a better place right now then I have been in a long time, but still trying to find that sweet spot with my meds and to eliminate what symptoms I can! God Bless
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