letter for family and friends
debra2505 in Thyroid UK5 years ago
LIVING WITH THYROID- A LETTER TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS
\"How do you explain to your family what you are going through?\"
It's difficult to full...
Why do we get Free prescriptions
JewelsP in Thyroid UK2 years agoPOPULAR
My friend and I were having a conversation last night about Underactive Thyroid as we both suffer from it. We got onto the subjec...
Antibodies 77 and TSH 8? Ashwaghanda and Iodine started this.
1bravegirl in Thyroid UK2 years agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone, I have Hashimoto's and TSH went from 3 to 7 after taking too much ashwaghanda and antibodies are 77. I was given levothyroxine ...
Is it normal to feel unwell when carbimazole is being reduced?
Lisa254 in Thyroid UKa year agoPOPULAR
I have had a reduction in carbimazole which started a week ago.
I was doing ok and thinking I was on the up until yesterday afte...
Simvastatin and effects of!
Loo44 in Thyroid UK6 years agoPOPULAR
Cholesterol 7.7 so GP prescribed 40mcg of simvastatin to be taken nightly. Took first one Monday evening. On Wednesday had a funny dizzy spe...
When to take vitamins
Michaeladell in Thyroid UK2 years agoPOPULAR
Hi. I’m after some advice on when I should take various vitamins alongside carbimazole. I was diagnosed with an overactive thyroid and put o...
Data suggest symptoms of hypothyroidism persist in 5–10% of patients on T4. If you did/do not do well on T4 only, do you have Hashimoto's?
lynmynott in Thyroid UK6 years agoPOPULAR
Carbimozole and sleep apnea?
JackieOR in Thyroid UK4 years ago
Hi all.. please bear with me as I'm new to all this, and I've not had anything explained to me, and not been given a print out of my blood t...
PET Scan 'lit up' two lobes of the thyroid which was excised 30 years ago.
Nelb in Thyroid UK4 years agoPOPULAR
I have been on here before asking for interpretation of test results following a diagnosis of throtoxicity after a long operation to plate a...
Iodine Excess as an Environmental Risk Factor for Autoimmune Thyroid Disease
helvella in Thyroid UK4 years agoPOPULAR
I have long been extremely cautious about the use of iodine in relation to thyroid disorders. Yet many people point out the high intake of i...
my family dont even taken my illness seriously ,so why would the doctors?
lola1956 in Thyroid UK6 years agoPOPULAR
my family told me today that i have the tablets and should be fine by now?underactive diagnosis only for about three months but borderline s...
Unpleasant 'reaction' to T3?
Trademole in Thyroid UK2 years agoPOPULAR
As a result of secondary hypothyroidism I have been taking T4 (150) for 2 years. Upon advice from the forum i dropped this to 125 last wee...
she33 in Thyroid UK6 years agoPOPULAR
i have for the last two years been suffering from arthritis symptoms and was told i have fybromayalgia , after appointment at rheumy they h...
Thyroxine induced osteoporosis?
FitnessFreakOz in Thyroid UKa year agoPOPULAR
I have Hashimotos Thyroidism, diagnosed decades ago and have been going along on Thyroxine quite happily. Suddenly my GP suggests I ...
Ladybex in Thyroid UK7 months agoPOPULAR
I was in Levothyroxine for 2 months after a blood test showed I had an under active thyroid... This medication made me quite ill and I stopp...
kylarae in Thyroid UK2 years agoPOPULAR
Hi I am new, I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in June 2013 and I take 150mcg Levo. I have not felt completely well on this. I supplement ...
What's the truth about fats? Daily Mail article 23/09/14
Wholegrain in Healthy Evidence5 years ago
There's another article about the UK nutrition guidelines on sat fat being wrong – with negative comment on vegetable oils, particularly oli...
No thyroid help
Brandicane in Thyroid UK2 years agoPOPULAR
Hi, i had my thyroid removed 3 years ago. Since then i have not been myself. No emotions , constantly frustrated at my husband & kids, no...
Pneumovax Vaccination - a good idea or not?
Kangagirl in Thyroid UK5 years agoPOPULAR
After moving house, I have signed on at a new surgery but have not met my new GP yet. I have had a letter from the surgery saying my GP 'str...
Oh despair! Worse than ever after trying diet and supplement way.
storm in Thyroid UK6 years ago
Feeling pretty grotty after latest results. Originally, after a period of rest and trying to focus on diet and some supplements, I had great...
Jones1000 in Thyroid UKa year ago
I have taken T4 for years. I always feel a bit groggy and out of it and have wondered if I may be someone who might benefit from combined T4...
When diagnosed with Fibro, were you given any information explaining the condition?
Mdaisy in Fibromyalgia Action UK6 years agoPOPULAR
Going to the endocrinologist.
atala in Thyroid UK2 years ago
Hi all, thanks for being there. I'm going to see an endocrinologist in July. I'm a bit nervous, been before and felt dissatisfied. However, ...
Vit d level v low! 52 nmol/L;ref range is 50 - 120nmol/L.Calcium is in range(q high).so should it be ok to supplement,and how much?
cloud1 in Thyroid UK6 years agoPOPULAR
Very pink palms and feet..
Lizf1006 in Thyroid UK6 years agoPOPULAR
Does anyone have very pink palms , fingers and under feet as well? I've had this some time. My GP seems to think it's liver related and ha...
naveed123 in Thyroid UK5 years agoPOPULAR
Iodine is used in the production of T4 by the thyroid gland.Is hypothyroid patients need iodine? Because they are thyroxine orally.
Wgriffy in Thyroid UKa year ago
I have postpartum Thyroiditis and my eyes are starting to hurt. There is a lot of pressure and they are swollen. Is there anything natural (...
Radical new approach to schizophrenia treatment begins trial
helvella in Thyroid UK2 years agoPOPULAR
Given the high level of autoimmune sufferers here, this story in today's Guardian seems potentially of relevance. Of course, I am not sugges...
I heard that a vegan diet can cure auto immune disease. Has anyone tried the vegan diet and had any success with it?
HypoHippo in Thyroid UK5 years agoPOPULAR
I suffer from myxedema( hypothyroidism) and I am experiencing all the symptoms and i am getting sick to death of taking tablets for the rest...
Hidden in Thyroid UK3 years ago
Well I finally have an endo app next week after months of fighting with my doc to get one..I have been hypo for 6 years on 100mg levothroxin...
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