I was given some Radium-your tabs about 12 years ago as my Thyroid was so overactive that I was "a walking heartache" to quote the doc. I cannot recall how long I took these for but I do recall having various bloods done to check my white blood cell count as well as my Thyroid. After a few months I stopped taking these tablets totally on my own accord .Why? I dont know but domething inside me just made me stop. This past 4 months I have gone from 95mcg to 175mcg. From someone who was 68Kgs I have blossomed to 83kgs. Whilst part of it is my fault I know from all the symptoms that I actually couldn't have cared because all I wanted to do was sleep , was apathetic,lethargic and plain no-go in the engine I have been, the past 4 months, exercising (riding 5 to 10 miles every second day) and consuming between 1200 and 1500 calories per day. Not a single gram has been lost! I decided to take a Thyroid supplement which I have been on for a week so watch this space. After reading numerous articles etc I have decided to order T3. Small dosage of 25 but I'm hoping it will help with whatever is making me feel so blah😕 My reason for writing this is that 2 weeks ago one of the docs said to me " we always overtreat an overactive thyroid" My reply..."So that you can give someone a cr@ppy life for the rest of their days?" I walked out of there so angry before I could say anymore. Question? Is that really what is done? Is it common practice? I stopped those meds on my own accord and thinking about it, if I had continued with them I could very well have ended up with a really bad thyroid problem years ago. I apologise.I'm just letting off steam because I need to. Nobody seems to understand what one goes through especially when they haven't had to deal with it themselves. My husband seems to just shrug it off as another complaint. I do need to mention that I am on painkillers and muscle relaxant due to a chronic back pain condition. Thanks for "listening"