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Voice - Hyperthyroid


Hey everyone. First post on this.

But, does anybody else know notice their voice changing before they have some reaction related to their thyroid?

My weight is generally consistent. I get joint ache, lathargy, headaches etc. But normally my weight isn’t too affected.

However, my voice sometimes will turn into a Barry white, my voice is normally more David Beckham. Then after Barry white voice I get a random illness and loose all my weight. Then has to spend months getting to a good weight.

Just wondering if anyone else has this issue? Is it connected?!

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I am hypothyroid so cannot answer your question. Those who are hyper will respond when they read your question.

In the meantime, this is a list of cliniical symptoms but voice isn't mentioned on it.


Sounds more like Hashimotos - autoimmune thyroid disease

Hyper swings and hypo swings

Full thyroid tests TSH, FT4 and FT3 plus both TPO and TG antibodies

Also vitamin D, folate, ferritin and B12

See Thyroid UK private testing, if NHS refuses to test thyroid antibodies or FT3

Same problem, hypo and got a hoarse voice before I was correctly medicated.


For full Thyroid evaluation you need TSH, FT4, TT4, FT3 plus TPO and TG thyroid antibodies. Plus vitamin D, folate, ferritin and B12.

Essential to test thyroid antibodies, FT3 and FT4, plus vitamins

To diagnose Graves' disease you need TRab or TSI antibodies tested - usually via endocrinologist rather than GP

Private tests are available. Thousands on here forced to do this as NHS often refuses to test FT3 or antibodies


Medichecks Thyroid plus ultra vitamin or Blue Horizon Thyroid plus eleven are the most popular choice. DIY finger prick test or option to pay extra for private blood draw. Both companies often have money off offers.

Link about thyroid blood tests


Link about antibodies and Hashimoto's



Surprising number of Hashimoto's patients are initially thought to Graves

Both, many many patients benefit from strictly gluten free diet




Also essential to test vitamin D, folate, ferritin and B12. Very often too low as direct result and need supplementing

Sore joints often low vitamin D

Moopmoop in reply to SlowDragon

Weirdly enough. This past week was Passover. Which means I had a pretty much no gluten in my diet. I’ve felt millions better!! Thank you so much for so much info!

SlowDragonAdministrator in reply to Moopmoop

Gluten free helps very many with Graves or Hashimoto's

Apparently helps other autoimmune diseases too

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