Hello, I've just been diagnosed with hypo and have started on 50mg levothyroxine. I've been googling and researching and keep reading about people gaining weight (I'm already plump enough!) and getting panicky on Levo, also the feeling worse before you feel better is a bit daunting. I only went to the GP because I've been feeling exhausted for a while and this thyroid diagnosis has come as a shock. Don't really know where to start and hope the medication gives me a bit more energy. Acidly on reading the symptoms I'm surprised how many I've had and not realised for some time. Any advice would be much appreciated.