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I Have Overactive Thyroid

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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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    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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    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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Tfts Results

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm tired of struggling with this condition and everything it entails. I was dismissed from my doctor's office because I "dared" to have a thyroid ultrasound somewhere else and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 29

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    With Sept being thyroid awareness month, I wanted to share my experience w/ thyroid disease. Within a yr of separating from the Air Force in 2005, I started experiencing strange...
    afdragon afdragon 36-40, F Sep 8

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    November 25, 2013 was my surgery date. I was ill informed and had no idea what I would be waking up to when I had my massive goiter removed. The massive part was the exact words...
    mskellie36 mskellie36 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    So I went to my gynecologist, and ended up being tested for my irregular menstrual cycle. They found some issues with my thyroid, and told me to get it checked out with my primary...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 16 hrs ago

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    I almost always have them. I panic when I realise in dreaming however, because they quickly turn into nightmares. That's how I met my imaginary friend. I found out the dream was...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    It keeps me up at night. Not "it", the clown from the Stephen King novel, which scare the hell out of me because I'm afraid of clowns, but my imagination. I always let in run wild...
    LeonardFinch LeonardFinch 16-17, M Aug 28

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    I've been drug free for three years now and everything is great. The only issue I have I my sex drive..... It's increased massively over the last 18 months. At first I thought it...
    JackHammer4you JackHammer4you 36-40, M Aug 28

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    I was just diagnosed with hashimoto's my TPO is 3300 and my Tg was <5, does anyone else have these levels? I can never get warm and have a lot of joint pain. I don't do well in...
    Jung007 Jung007 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Sorry in advance if this post doesn't fit guidelines or whatever, this is the first time I've ever used this site. For the last 7 weeks I've been constantly in and out of the...
    polyglotparrot polyglotparrot 13-15, F Aug 21

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    My childhood was hell. No family and no friends. Just bullies who had nothing beater to do than steal my clothes or knock me off my bike. When I was 12 got beaten up really badly I...
    Skye1997 Skye1997 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 30

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    I was first diagnosed June of 2013. After I had gone in in March and May of 2013, asking for my thyroid to be checked because I knew my body was failing. I was 22 but I felt like I...
    acsalbright acsalbright 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I have this horrible disease and I totally understand the symptoms very well. my question is, and this may sound morbid but how does a person die from this? I'm in great...
    jamieannilyn jamieannilyn 36-40 Sep 9

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    I am not the actual person who has bullous pephigoid. My mother was diagnosed this past Monday with this nightmarish disease. She was 69 years old this past August and she is a...
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    When I was younger my family thought my mother had bipolar disorder. I grew up in a behavioral mess of bad decisions my mother had continuously made. When I was 8 my mother...
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    Ok this a long text to my husband I felt like I needed to let this out. Excuse my language also, I only do it when I'm mad. I ******* spend 42 hours in the hospital 42 trying...
    Melissa0326 Melissa0326 18-21 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    It all started out ordinarily. As I started in college, I got in class with this girl named Rosalina. She was this cute/nerdy type, often talking about games and anime. She was the...
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    "THE MUD HOLE - The Story of a Premonition" Thursday evening to Friday morning, 1st November 2013 (after Halloween) I woke up, after a disturbing dream. In my dream, there was...
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    I don't have a best friend. Plain and simple. I have plenty of friends, and don't have problems making them. But I think I've been making all the wrong types of friends. The ones...
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    Does this ever go away or get better? I was diagnosed in February and now I'm 19 and still go to a therapist...well as of late I've been seeing a psychotherapist. I have dysthymia...
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    I would give anything to have a vagina its the only thing i need to be the woman i want to be i hate trying to hide what i have with a vagina i wouldnt have to tuck
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    Not since I was at school have I had one, so I was very surprised when it happened, she is very special, and I wish that I could make her life better than it is, she has had some...
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    3BHSD form of CAH, from what i can figure. i am also a hermaphrodite, or i guess, a viralized female. either way it causes alot of confusion and emotional discord in me. my...
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    My husband has been cheating on me with very young teenage prostitutes. We have been together 20 years. We are losing everything we worked for because of his drug, alcohol...
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    It is not what life hands us, it is what we do with it that counts. All of us have been handed some challenge that might not be quite fair. By all counts, I should have been a...
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    How do some people live with a very ignorant view in day to day life. Working in retail I see this everyday. Oh this pet food says it's the only natural pet food so I want it...
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    I wish I could run away and never look back. My entire childhood was spent dealing with my father who has severe PTSD that has caused him to abuse my entire family for the past 13...
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