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Feb 26, 2013
"Thank you for your post. I have been Hypo for 28 years. Last fall my T3 plummeted and I was diagnosed with a tumor on my Pituitary gland. They have me on meds. I was thrilled to here it can go away. Everything I have read before you said..."
Feb 26, 2013
"I read that article you pointed to on Myxedema.....It had very similar descriptions of problems I started having last year after 27 years of Hypo....I did not have Myxedema....I have a tumor on my pituitary gland. It has the exact same s..."
Feb 26, 2013
"Remember also that cytomel is twice as strong as synthroid medication. I have been hypo for 28 years. Last fall was the first time I had to start taking cytomel. 5mg once a day. At the same time I was diagnosed with a tumor on my pituita..."
Feb 26, 2013
"All the test in the world will not keep you from having a heart attack if you are over medicated. It takes two to three months for the medication to level out in your system. Which is why your doctor changed your meds before checking lev..."
Feb 23, 2013
"Having a competent doctor that you trust is key to getting the correct help. I suffer from anxiety and MDD. I see a counselor weekly and I go to group through NAMI weekly. It has been a long three year process to get to this point. Denia..."
Feb 23, 2013
"I never realized it until reading your story. I had similar things happen as a child and into adulthood. I thought my first attack was about 25 years ago but reading your accounts, they were earlier. I would wake up paralyzed with fear a..."
Feb 23, 2013
"Birdie0907 is correct. Please go to the doctor and get checked out. Vertigo (unbalanced fluid in your ears, causing dizziness) can be easily controlled with meds. Anxiety same way. Meds are available to control that out of control heart ..."
Feb 23, 2013
"Adding to what Red_Star said, vitamin D is another helper. As for Vitamin B, take a B complex, that will cover all your Bs. That being said, let your medicine have time to work, since it was just increased. Be diligent with your caretake..."
Feb 23, 2013
"LISTEN to your doctor. You can have a heart attack or stroke if you have too much in your system and have heart palpitations. I have been Hypothyroid for 28 years! Too much is just as bad as not enough! He didn't need to check your level..."
Feb 18, 2013
"I had something similar happen. I was ill with a sinus infection and my doctor prescribed an antibiotic and steroids. Nothing happened. Then she gave me a stronger dose of antibiotics, again nothing but getting worse. She then prescribed..."