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overmedicated thyroid

i`am not in the uk iam in san jose ca but i always read your post i know what it feels like to be over medicated in fact i have a over medicated thyroid i`am not on synethic hormons i take amour its pig and for years it has work but my doctor up at stanford said she would see if i could have lower tsh thats not working i do better with higher # i took 60mg then another 15mg i have over medicated thyroid throart is tight feel like i was hit by a bus stress, anexity trust me i know the feeling can`t wait to get higher # good luck linda b campbell

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Welcome to our forum lindabcampbell,

I am not sure what you mean by 'overmedicated thyroid' and assume you mean you have hyperthyroidism? Do you mean 'undermedicated' i.e. hypothyroidism as that would seem to be the case as your are taking Armour Thyroid which is for hypothyroidism..

I realise there may be a language barrier.

If you take Armour you can increase by 1/4 tablet every two weeks and also by taking your temperature and pulse regularly too so that neither goes too high and you can drop back to previous dose if either rises.

Always get a print-out of your results with the ranges and you can post if you have a question.

Your B12, Vit D, iron, ferritin and folate levels should also be optimum.

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