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gaining weight after hyperthyroid treatment

Hi, I was diagnosed with graves disease and hyperthyroid 3 months ago. my tsh0.01,  t4 free 4.1, t3free 11.7, tsi 229 so I was put on 50 mg of methimazole and 30 mg propanolol a day for 1 month.  Now my tsh 0.01, t4 free 1.3, t3 free 3.8 so my dr. said stop taking the propanolol and dropped the Methimazole down to 10 mg once a day. right before the change of meds I started gaining weight 5 lbs a week and still rising. when first diagnoised I had been loosing weight.  My question is, will I stop gaining weight and when? Going crazy in Westlake....  
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Hi cnswede.

Welcome to the forum.

This might take time to get it right. It's through trial and error.
Your changes have to be monitored frequently as there's no magic formula.
Over time your specialist will figure out the optimum dosage for balancing your thyroid function, but make sure that you're in touch with his office, often, as this can cause one to ...go crazy (as you mentioned, and I know you didn't mean this literally-lol!)
Hope it works out well for you very soon!
Cheers!
Niko
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Thanks Niko,
I do have to admit I feel much better than before I was treated! LOL I've been really watching what I eat and exercising a lot, If anything Ill be in great shape when this is finally under control.....I have another blood test in 3 weeks wish me luck!
Cindy    
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Hey Cindy.

Glad that you're feeling much better with your treatment.
Keep up the good work. You have an amazing attitude!

Wish you Love for your Heart, Joy for your Spirit, Peace for your Soul
and Health for your Body.

Cheers!
Niko
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