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muscle weakness and joint pain

  • By 65cougars · New reply 5:10 pm
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 2 replies
  • Hello everyone, Lately I have been experiencing muscle weakness and joint pain. The pain is mainly in my elbows and is so bad it is keeping me up at night. My muscle weakness is so bad I cannot lift a ...

Feeling Alone

  • By Boomster · New reply 1:45 pm
  • Discussion in Hyperthyroidism · 3 replies
  • I'm looking for a support group for Hyperthyroidism. When I'm all done then I can help someone else. Feeling like your the only one that has this,, I have Graves Disease ...

Graves Disease

  • By Boomster · New reply yesterday at 10:33 pm
  • Discussion in Hyperthyroidism · 11 replies
  • Looking for bread & muffins for a low iodine diet. Thank you ...

My Battle with Graves Disease

  • By Diorblondell · New reply yesterday at 1:12 am
  • Discussion in Living with a thyroid disease · 18 replies
  • Hello everyone, I'm Dior. I was diagnosed with Graves disease the day before Valentines day 2014, I want to tell my story and maybe get some insight to other peoples stories in the process…. In October ...

TSH rollercoaster, no diagnosis?

  • By branephart · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • My health has been going downhill for about two years now and I have a fistful of doctors scratching their heads over it. I'd just like to focus on my thyroid for a second because I can't find any answers ...

Is it the hypo or the meds?

  • By elle28 · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Hypothyroidism · 7 replies
  • A week ago i started on 25 mcg. Of synthroid for TSH of 6.1 and T4 free of 13.3. I feel worse than before the meds but can't decide if it is a side effect or if i need to increase the dosage. I had a ...

Day 8 Post TT :)

  • By F_as_in_Farrah · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Today was my first post op visit. It's been 8 days since my total thyroidectomy and I'm feeling great. I can move my neck from side to side and I have more energy now than I did before the surgery. I ...

95lbs and scared

  • By alone111 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Hi, I have been anxious most of my adult life. In the last year I had lost 2 close friends to cancer. I think back a year ago and I was just starting to question hair loss, my temples were starting to ...

Weight Loss and Levels

  • By dalmiechick45 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 27 replies
  • Just curious, for anyone who has lost some weight after Thyroidectomy, and ups and downs on labs etc... What levels do you lose weight at? I don't mean weight magically falling off (ie: thyroid bloat ...

When Will This End?

  • By shannonNJ · New reply April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Other thyroid diseases · 22 replies
  • So it's been a total of four months I've been dealing with this stupid multi-nodular goiter; one was 3.9cm that has since semi-burst...thee most painful 17 hours of my life, by far. It was like the photo ...

Results After Thyroid Removal

  • By Anna28 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with a thyroid disease · 0 replies
  • Hi All, I had my thyroid surgery to remove half on the 4/4/14 as 2 fine needle biopsy's could not rule out cancer. I went to the surgeon today to find out the news after testing and he said that they ...

Post-Op Issues

  • By GlendaT · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 0 replies
  • Wow, this is a great site. I want to get some opinions and this looks like the place to get them. I had my thyroid removed in December due to major goiter. I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's 4 years ago ...

PTH Level

  • By Ruler · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Hypothyroidism · 0 replies
  • My PTH level is still < 3 or < 4 depending on what lab I go to. What exactly does that mean? If it is less than, does that mean 0? Nothing at all? Is it possible that it can still improve after a couple ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Thyroid meds

  • By mcsurf · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Hypothyroidism · 3 replies
  • My low thyroid finally stopped producing and I am now on med and beginning to feel more like I used to! Sleep is not the greatest, but have lost a few pounds. I also have Osteoporosis and need to keep ...

Calcium question--please help..

  • By F_as_in_Farrah · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 1 reply
  • Hi all-- I had my TT on 4/7/14.. No complications and 3/4 parathyroid were fine. 1 needed to be reimplanted. I had one bout of tingling about 7 hours post op. Calcium was given by tablet. And the two ...

30 days after pt thyroid removal - blood results

  • By essence350 · New reply April 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with a thyroid disease · 5 replies
  • I had partial removal of my thyroid (right side) 30 days ago for a huge nodule/goiter. I had my blood work drawn today, and I looked my results up online. However, I don't know how to read them. Can someone ...

Half thyroid removed, now the wait...

  • By Anna28 · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 7 replies
  • I had my thyroid surgery to remove half my thyroid 3 days ago and I am doing well after surgery ... Surgery was performed after 2 inconclusive fna ... Results showed atypical follicular patterns ... Now ...

Finding a good doctor

  • By robinchar726 · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Other thyroid diseases · 0 replies
  • Hi all, I was diagnosed in 2004 with multiple nodules on my thyroid. The doctor said it was nothing to worry about being that there was more than one. I know since then that that is incorrect. Anyway ...

TT Day 2 Post Op: emotional rollercoaster

  • By F_as_in_Farrah · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • As I embark on the closing of Day 2 post TT..I can't help but feel like there is a long road ahead. I woke up at 5am after a 7hr uninterrupted sleep (amaze balls) for a second I forgot what happened to ...

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