I Have An Underactive Thyroid

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    I have an underactive thyroid A word of

    warning . My underactive thyroid went untreated for a few years. My physciatrist thought I had physcotic depression . This condition is connected to , in some cases, to an underactive thyroid . It was only when I had some tests that it was discovered that I had a dysfunctional...
    Homejames Homejames
    51-55, M
    Aug 19, 2015

    Recent Diagnosis

    I was recently diagnosed with an underactive thyroid. As weird as this sounds- I am actually relieved that a lot of my health questions have now been answered by this diagnosis!For years I have suffered with weight gain, almost-impossible weight loss, fatigue, irritability...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 21, 2013

    I was diagnosed with this about 3 years ago now

    and I am medicated, I take lethroxine 50mg but the past 3 weeks if not longer I have been feeling crap. My tiredness caused an argument because apparently me putting myself first and no visiting the family is rude lol but basically one Sunday my husband had to go to his brothers...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 22, 2016

    Anyone have anxiety symptoms on increasing

    Nature Throid even though their levels are still indicating under active thyroid? Hesitant to go back to synthroid but not sure what else to do
    longhorn12 longhorn12
    26-30, F
    Mar 7, 2015

    On Christmas Eve two years ago my Mother was

    combing my hair and realised that I had two bald patches that were no larger than a 2p. After worrying and being very dark all Christmas, I had an appointment and was told I had alopecia. This led to lots of other tests and it was disvovered that I have an undersctive thyroid. I...
    elanawaite elanawaite
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 5, 2014

    So, I was recently told

    that I have an under active thyroid. I'm hot all the time, and medication isn't helping with it.
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 14, 2014
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