About Me: Female, 66, Okanogan, WA, member since Mar 2013
I'm from Washington, I've been hyperthyroid since 1982 when my second son was born, never had to much problem, up until a year ago, when I went into a hyperstorm, which lasted about a week, I found drinking lots of carrot juice helped reduce the symptom or it helped low
[More]er the thyroid hormone, also ate alot of vegetable like cabbage coliflower and broccoli they all lower the hormone. Well a year ago I took the RAI a very high dose so it would distroy my nodules plus thyroid, well my thyroid is still working, it reduced my nodules, I'm on 30mg of Armour right now, I feel much better then when I was on Levoxyl much better, I still have some problems, I retain water, which I take dandilion tea to help the water Retention, my BP goes some what high, I can tell by the veins in my hand they tend to get big. My wrist hurt but not as bad, as the water retention goes down that helps with my joints, my hair is somewhat thin but then it has always been. My skin is dry, wondering if my meds are too low, I'm really wanting to look into Thyroid by Erfa from Canada, just wondering if its the same as Armour, would I take 30 mg with it as I do with Amour, thanks everyone debbie
"Hi well I was on Armour and yes for me it was much better then t4 but then I went one step further and decided after reading about naturthroid because it has less fillers and dyes then Armour I switched. If you do get on Amour depending ..."
"Hi I too am on NT just wondering if you are splitting your dose. I take only 3- 1/4 grain pills in the morning and 4- 1/4 grains in the afternoon. Sometimes in the morning when I drink tea I notice I get a bit hyper but I think that's fr..."
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