Hi. I am hypothyroid (I have my thyroid but it's simply not working for some reason). I was put on Levothyroxine when I was diagnosed, that was 9 years ago. After listening blindly to my doctor for 6 years I had enough and decided to get myself out of the misery. I first tried with NDT listening to all the wonderful stories about it. I was taking it for 8-9 months and realized that in my case it was not "wonderful" at all. But I didn't give up on my wish to get better. I went back to Levo, but the lower dose and I added T3. After a while a big change started for me - for the better of course. So, basically I am fine now. But there is one thing that is on my mind all this time. Before I was diagnosed and while on Levo alone and later on NDT I was fainting quite often, that at the end I was put on Lamictal (medication for epilepsy). This all stopped since I am feeling better on my T3 so I even stopped taking Lamictal on my own. I don't faint anymore. Now I am wondering was this all because I was not properly treated for being hypo, or there is no connection since I don't see other hypo people mentioning that they had this as one of the symptoms? If anyone experienced something similar would be nice to finally know the answer. Thanks.
Is there a link between being hypo and fainting? - Thyroid UK
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