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I Have Overactive Thyroid

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    Can anyone decipher these test results please; Free T4 = 11.0 TSH= 1.0 TOP= 19.20 I am in second trimester of precnancy and taking medication for Hyperthyroidism. Thanking you in advance
    Mmcgkie Mmcgkie 36-40, F Aug 20, 2013

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    Destroyd My Life

    I have graves disease which started in Jan of this year. destroyed my life, quality of life, cant go to work, cant go to the gym cant do anything.I have been in the hospital numerous times. Now my breathing has been blocked bythe goiter in my neck and they cannot operate due due...
    rlm6384 rlm6384 56-60 May 17, 2012

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    I Found Out Yesterday That I Have An Overactive Thyroid And I'm Terrified.

    About two months ago I started having panic attacks. I was prescribed Ativan for the panic I have been trying to get my world back in order since then. After developing a abscess from a rotted wisdom tooth I started getting so dizzy and wen to the ER. I also had tonsillitis. The...
    missbluetea missbluetea 22-25 1 Response Nov 4, 2012

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    These Side Affects Normal ?

    Hi All I went to the hospital on Wednesday this week to see the specialist about an over active thyroid gland that my doctor said i have from blood tests taken at the doctors surgery. I had no symptoms of an over active thyroid, although i had been that stressed out at a new job...
    solo48 solo48 46-50 Aug 19, 2012

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    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 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I Am 17 And Have A Overactive Thyroid

    I found out last year that I have à overactive thyroid. Since then i have been on tapzole which i just found out yesterday that it is not going to help and my doctor wants me to do radioactive iodine my parents want me to but I found out that cancer runs in the family so i do...
    princessbishop princessbishop 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    I'm Screwed

    I did the procedure, getting a blood test, then I'm told to drink a pill called methimazole that I have to take 3 times a day.  It took about 1 month and half for the swelling on my neck to go down and for my mood to change, for example I use to be grumpy and take everything...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 13, 2011

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    I Hate You Thyroid

    As I sit here, trying to make a story of something that has been bothering me for a long time, my heart races and slowly I feel a little loss of hope, disappointment, and anger. I can't help but wonder what had gone wrong. I was only 19 years old when I was diagnosed with...
    zmail zmail 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    Just Been Told I Have An Overactive Thyroid.

      After having lost several kilos and my heart is racing at 113 at rest most of the time.  I decided to talk to my doctor telling him I dont think this is me getting over a bad cold there is something else wrong.  He sent me to a cardio specialist on the 30 june 2011 (a week...
    jackie106 jackie106 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2011

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    Newly Diagnosed And Scared

    I was diagnosed with an overactive Thyroid last week and as I'm overweight my Doctors never suspected it.  I'm on Carbimazole and beta blockers and I've had 2 trips to A & E because of a racing heart already.I now have no idea what to do, I daren't do anything in case my...
    jules21 jules21 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2010

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    Watch Your Wieghy

    For about four years i have lost weight never even gave it a thought but just found out it's 4 1/2 stone omg what a shock doctor just found out i'm scared but will need to go for treatment.Nobody talks about this if you or someone you know has this i would welcome help  
    mags681 mags681 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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    Overactive Thyroid

    Found out today that i have an overactive thyroid, i dont know how to take the news :/ is there anyone out there that can make my mind clearer?
    missy076 missy076 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2012

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    Dear Thyroid, You Suck!

                                  I was just diagnosed a few days ago through blood work. I have been having these symptoms for years but...
    ProudAirforceWife ProudAirforceWife 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 1, 2010

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    Can Not Gain Weight !

    I found out I had overactive thyroid diease last year in july 2011. I was real sick so I went to the E.R. I was told then when test were run. The doctor said he noticed it right away my eyes were buging out my head and I was loosing so much weight. People were thinking I was on...
    JD35 JD35 31-35, F Nov 3, 2012

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    Weirdness

    I was diagnosed at 19 with an overactive thyroid and for 4 years i battled the mood swings and weight loss and the aching joints....but when i got pregnant with my second child all of the went away and my t cells were normal. I am done having children now and the problems have...
    JBoricua JBoricua 26-30 1 Response Dec 2, 2008

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    Overactive Thyroid: Why Does It All Have To Be So Complicated!

    Hi everyone floppypoppy here, I'm 17 years old, i'm currently doing my A2 levels and at the end of my tether. I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) 5 weeks ago . After having had blood tests done confirming my overactive thyroid problem at my doctors surgery I...
    floppypoppy101 floppypoppy101 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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    On Going Problem

    I was first diagnosed with an over active thyroid four years ago . After a year was took of them for about a year felt well. But then eighteen months later it came back again and again put on carbimazole and beta blockers. After another eighteen months was took of medication and...
    Gypsyann Gypsyann 36-40 3 Responses Feb 20, 2013

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    I have had this terrible condition for just over a year. Started with a full on episode which had me thinking I would go insane. Every single shower after that was just as bad, so...
    mrsmuffin mrsmuffin 61-65, F Oct 6

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    You don't understand how this "issue" of having an overactive mind during the night is ruining my life, literally it's ruining my life. It is causing so many problems for me during...
    MondoEG MondoEG 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I have been reading from others and wanted to check on their progress.
    plynnkuy plynnkuy 61-65, F 5 days ago

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    My son been diagnosed with ADHD and as a mom it's the hardest decision to make about whether he should take medicine or not. We tried earlier this year and my son keep getting...
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    my name is nathan and i learned about this site from a parent at a children's hospital support group. i have a very sick son. i am going to give a little background info to give...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    And its a horrible thing for me to have to admit to. Its been going on since high school grade 9 about. It started when I lost 10 pounds instantly after getting half my thyroid...
    Grrrrgirl Grrrrgirl 22-25, F Oct 8

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    I was diagnosed one year ago in November and have been taking my meds ever since. Feeling psyched as I finally managed to lose some weight, which had been impossible before. I lost...
    yellowtrees yellowtrees 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I have recently been diagnosed with hypothyroidism. My aunt has the same, but she needed her thyroid to be temoved. I am only 25 years old and scared about what might happen. I...
    youngteach youngteach 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I'm 19 and I first started pulling my eyelashes when I was in 8th grade. At first it wasn't too bad. I would stand in the mirror and pull my eyelashes but was able to stop once...
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    I have lots of scars... Let's talk about those that aren't self made, shall we? Okay, I have a huge scar in the back of my head from when I was pushed off a bed and hit my head on...
    ColourfulDreams ColourfulDreams 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    Lately I have been feeling really fed up and depressed. I feel that both family and friends hate me being happy or having a life of my own. My parents are both really ill and have...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My Dad more than my Mam. I'm no alowed to do anything,i can't wear make up,i can't stay out late,i can't have a boyfriend.The list just goes on & on.I'm 14 & i just want to do...
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    I have been living with an undiagnosed illness since birth. I think its time that we join together in making sure doctors take our cases seriously. In that spirit I have created...
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    Been not well. Have such intense feelings of disgust to the point where I want and need to just claw my skin off. It feels like I am going to go absolutely insane. I was driving...
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    I have no one, its not the first time. I talk to the wall because it won't tell my secrets. humans don't get me they don't want me I'm nothing to them. no matter how much I try, I...
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    To buy a coat at my work I will have to work at least 18 hours. **** minimum wage jobs! :( ugh I'm a poor college student.
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    Once again I gave in and I fell hard and fast! Much worse and definitely way quicker than ever before. Your more addicting than a drug! Stronger than any poison known to man. But...
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    I'm almost 18 and have never been kissed, although I've had two "almost" boyfriends. I can't tell my friends this because they always talk about who they banged at a party etc, and...
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    I wish some peoples fathers would have settled for a bl0wj0b...
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    Let's talk about anything. I prefer girls 'cause i'm a lesbian but boys are welcome too. Just want to have a normal convo. krissaralar is my username.
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    Yes i have seen light orbs because I am the one who create light orbs to protect against evil and yes my spells of light protects people and my power of light come from the heavens...
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    I am devastatingly tired. In other news, camels. That is all internet. Goodnight. Or is it good morning? Maybe I'll have pancakes tomorrow. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm pancakes.
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    I love to sing. Its such a great release. But I am so shy and after many many years of being told how beautiful my voice is, I sadly still do not have the confidence I desire to...
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    Uhm.. Yeah. Anyways with showmanship you HAVE to go out and be in front of people. Although luckily I'm not by myself. Today went pretty well, I got 4th place out of 16. Oh well. 3...
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    I think I may have just planted the seeds of fresh romance. Hope this goes better than my last one
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    I think I might have three spirit guides so far, but I'm not entirely sure. The first one I met was the toad. It happened when I was 14, a few weeks before Christmas. I had been...
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    I have haphephobia--the fear of being touched. I don't remember how it started, I don't even remember noticing it. I knew I was uncomfortable with having people get too close...
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    I do, he lives down the street. He's seriously the nicest person I've ever met aside from that he looks like a blonde freaking Andy Biersack. I also have absolutely no chance with...
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