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I Have Overactive Thyroid

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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...
    solo48 solo48 46-50 Aug 19, 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...
    jules21 jules21 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2010

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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...
    princessbishop princessbishop 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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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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    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...
    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...
    floppypoppy101 floppypoppy101 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23, 2010

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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...
    JBoricua JBoricua 26-30 1 Response Dec 2, 2008

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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...
    mags681 mags681 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2008

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 13, 2011

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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...
    JD35 JD35 31-35, F Nov 3, 2012

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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...
    rlm6384 rlm6384 56-60 May 17, 2012

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    Dear Thyroid, You Suck! -                          ...
    ProudAirforceWife ProudAirforceWife 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 1, 2010

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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...
    mzittybitty mzittybitty 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28

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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...
    Gypsyann Gypsyann 36-40 3 Responses Feb 20, 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...
    missbluetea missbluetea 22-25 1 Response Nov 4, 2012

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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...
    zmail zmail 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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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...
    Mmcgkie Mmcgkie 36-40, F Aug 20, 2013

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    Hey I need help. it's URGENT! My doctor was concerned in the past because my last blood test my thyroid was on the line. Not bad not good but she was worried it was getting worse...
    shybutkindd shybutkindd 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Hey I need help. it's URGENT! My doctor was concerned in the past because my last blood test my thyroid was on the line. Not bad not good but she was worried it was getting worse...
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    Hey I need help. it's URGENT! My doctor was concerned in the past because my last blood test my thyroid was on the line. Not bad not good but she was worried it was getting worse...
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    Hey I need help. it's URGENT! My doctor was concerned in the past because my last blood test my thyroid was on the line. Not bad not good but she was worried it was getting worse...
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    Hey I need help. it's URGENT! My doctor was concerned in the past because my last blood test my thyroid was on the line. Not bad not good but she was worried it was getting worse...
    shybutkindd shybutkindd 13-15, F Mar 23

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    Hey I need help. it's URGENT! My doctor was concerned in the past because my last blood test my thyroid was on the line. Not bad not good but she was worried it was getting worse...
    shybutkindd shybutkindd 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Adrenal Fatigue, Hypothyroidism, Heavy metal toxins, elevated melatonin, low vitamin D, food intolerances Its best to start from the beginning, so here goes….I have been a...
    AnxietySoldier AnxietySoldier 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I had a full thyroidectomy just a few weeks ago actually. I had a lump on the right side for over two years and when I said something to my ear nose and throat doctor after...
    PlagueRat89 PlagueRat89 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with Graves Disease in 2007. My thyroid tests, T3 and T4 were only mildly high but my TSH was less than 0.01. My symptoms were rapid heart rate and dry and...
    purpleizzybee purpleizzybee 61-65 6 days ago

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    My little brother is two years younger than me. He was always very secretive. Every day we would come home from school and dad would ask us how our day went. My little brother...
    betweenthe10andthequeen betweenthe10andthequeen 56-60, M Mar 28

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    I have Lyme disease (not LYMES as some people tend to call it). I was diagnosed in November 2011. My first symptom was severe vertigo. Also, I experienced painful arthritis, brain...
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    I have had problems and complained about food sitting in my stomach for almost 10 years.....Finally they tested me and I was diagnosed with Gastroparesis...I'm overweight though...
    tanette67 tanette67 46-50, F Apr 6

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    i was diagnosed of hep b in 2009 while i was in the university.. i constantly felt sick in the year 2006, when and how i had it i dont know. since 2011 i have been having series of...
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    The truth is: I dont like my boyfriend. We have known each other for 5 years and yet I havent caught one inch of feelings for him. I was forced into this relationship because he...
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    So apparently I have what's considered a "big butt". I have a 94cm hips and People at my school, especially the guys, tell me I have a nice a$$ and some girls tell me that they...
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    I saw my best friend take suicide in front of me. He was 16 and handsome. Suicide doesn't kill someone, its sadness. Being judged Feeling like you have no one Suicide is being...
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    I was at my aunt house and they had cook fried chicken macaroni ribs and other stuff like that and my belly was hanging out they whole time when we finished we were about to leave...
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    Hello, I just had a nightmare. I am typing this as I just woke up. So I can remember most of the details. I went to my old school for lunch, I did not have a reason but I did...
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    Theories I have, yes. But I will not type them under this subject. I will say that if anything, I'd rather fade into non-existence, I don't want to feel after I die. All I'll have...
    GrimAndInUtterDismay GrimAndInUtterDismay 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

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    I was in the 6th grade the last time I went to a youth camp. After that I wen to a public school for the 7th grade. A public school where students are smart. That time, my faith in...
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    I am so happy to have Friends who really care about me and who I really care about them too I love to have friends and if you want to be my friend come on and be my friend and talk...
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    I have one friend and I am so blessed to have her. She's the sister I never had 👯💁👑
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    I feel like whoever I talk to, whether it be teachers or acquaintances or people on EP or even best friends, that i'm just being a burden on them. In my head, I believe that they...
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    I have a really big crush on this vine famous. He's got tattoos on his arms, likes hardcore, super hot, funny, still hot even when he's making ugly faces and I can't help it...
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    Ok here it goes..... I'm more than your slave, your baby, your sugar or your toy. I have feelings too. Sometimes I would like to meet someone who would just listen to me and be my...
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    My mom is cheating on my dad- my dad is the best thing that can happen to me and he's the reason this family have everything they got One day I found out my mom password and my...
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    I had chronic nausea in High school. Waking up every morning was really difficult, ending up in puking 65% of the time. I'm in college now and it came back.. except this time...
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    I have so many scars on my body I've lost count. I've battled self injury since I was thirteen, now 22 and I can still remember why each scar is there. I wish I could erase them...
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    What do you do when you have a really vivid dream about a girl you used to see? :( Now I know I'm going to feel sad all day
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    I want to document every single thing that happens so he can know. Idk if I'm the only person who does this. But I wrote him yesterday, and I can think about 10 more different...
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