I Have Overactive Thyroid

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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

    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
    Sep 13, 2011

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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, 2014

    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

    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
    41-45, F
    Aug 20, 2013

    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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    verylostcause verylostcause
    16-17, F
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    last night i thought i was going to die...i thought i was having a stroke. i got dizzy and i already had a migraine. i laid down on the kitchen floor praying to God that i would be...
    LITVET LITVET
    41-45, F
    Mar 29
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 29
    I have no problem with interracial relationships
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 29
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    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 29
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    lauratdc lauratdc
    46-50, T
    4 Responses Mar 29
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    36-40, F
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 29
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