I Have a Thyroid Problem

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    Rare Condition That Ruined My Health...

    About 5.5 months ago I first began noticing I was extremely tired and had some unusual stomach issues. I never felt so tired when attempting to exercise and I am a very healthy person, so having health issues of any kind was rather alarming to me. A few weeks later, after the...
    SylphNoir SylphNoir
    18-21, F
    Apr 26, 2012

    Thyroid

    My thyroid doesn't make enough so i have to take a thyroid pill every morning
    trippleA trippleA
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 2, 2009

    Hyperthyroidism

    I have hyperthyroidism and Grave's Disease. Hyperthyroidism means that your thyroid is producing too much of the hormone/chemical, and Grave's Disease is where (I believe) your thyroid is producing too much of the chemical and your brain is telling your thyroid to stop, but your...
    TheSkunkLady TheSkunkLady
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Sep 17, 2010

    HypoThyroidism

     Basically it means that my thyroid is a tad bit lazy. It won't get off it's *** & do some work. Mahahahaha!! I was so happy though, when my doctor down here finally diagnosed it. It explains so much, why I have such a difficult time losing weight, why I am tired almost...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Mar 22, 2009

    ...

    I take synthroid for my thyroid, but I really do not notice a difference in my body any longer.  Maybe it is because I have known my problem for several years now and just take it for granted that the medication is part of my life.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Mar 2, 2009

    Cysts On Thyroid Making Me Anxious....

    I love to read, and I always thought that if I ever were in need of a great mental escape a good book would be the perfect fix. Instead I spent fifteen days reading a book that under normal circumstances I could have read in one day. This is just an example of how distracted I...
    smilesatyou smilesatyou
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 4, 2012

    Wondering If I Should Get A Second Opinion....

    The results of an ultrasound scan I had done last Friday revealed that I have two cysts on my thyroid. My doctor said that it's nothing to be concerned about, but he's going to send me off to get a nuclear scan done, and then a biopsy. He said the next two tests are to just check...
    smilesatyou smilesatyou
    31-35, F
    Dec 6, 2012

    I noticed I was gaining weight

    and was tired all the time. Before long I had developed all of the Hypothyroid symptoms and was suffering immensely. My first blood tests came in clear so my doctor ignored me for a year. Then, I gained 15 more KG and my hair was 1/3 gone. The second blood test was positive for...
    xXcheerleaderXx xXcheerleaderXx
    31-35
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2013

    Thank you!! I was diagnosed with

    hyperthyroidism at the age of 17. I'm currently 28. At 17, i had seen a endocrinologist and was treated with pills for a little while. However, i never returned due to insurance/financial issues! Leaving me untreated for 11 yrs! I feel as though I'm having a thyroid storm. A lot...
    mzittybitty mzittybitty
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2014

    Hyperthyroidism

    I have hyperthyroidism and Grave's Disease. Hyperthyroidism means that your thyroid is producing too much of the hormone/chemical, and Grave's Disease is where (I believe) your thyroid is producing too much of the chemical and your brain is telling your thyroid to stop, but your...
    TheSkunkLady TheSkunkLady
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Sep 17, 2010

    My Thyroid Has A Mind Of Its Own..

    During the summer of 2010 I started having horrible insomnia, for the past year I found everything getting difficult, my eating habbits, sleeping, concentration, pains and weight gain. It got to the point where I would take about three sleeping pills and stay up for three days...
    anasomnia anasomnia
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 1, 2011
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