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Postby FIREFIGHTER » Thu Sep 25, 2008 6:17 pm

i will push to see an endo fairytale wish me luck :)

thanks for reply n listening sometimes i think my body is a problem :cry:
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Postby PinkPrincess8 » Wed Oct 15, 2008 1:56 pm

Yeah actually iv got an underactive thyroid. I have to take thyroxine to help. maybe thats why i always feel so tired and weak and ill. i thought i might be coming down with flu as i have been really achey and restless.
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Postby FIREFIGHTER » Wed Oct 15, 2008 3:24 pm

well 2morrow @3pm i am gonna see a doc in my gp surgery whose specialitiy is endocrine disorders what questions do i ask them. i know within myself there's a problem achey bones always tired n always cold + my brother is a doc n he even said y havet gone back for them to test my thyroid again i say because the docs say its not low enough thats y wen do test it it aint moving or doing anything at all. this doc that iam seening is always condensending she sits there and does like u having done medcine thats y i am the doc n ur the patient. i dont know how many times its gonna come back low for them to do something even though i am having cold feet n hands basically i am always cold. i think i would have to be seriously ill before any1 listens to me about how i feel u know i am just :x grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

any suggestions are all welcome thank u :)

thank u very much ladies i appreciate every little advise n questions
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Postby fairytale » Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:17 pm

Hi Firefighter.

I tested TSH 1.5 and my endocronologist suggested trialling 25 micrograms. So ASK what your test results are, and do some reading up, so you can argue the toss if you're still borderline.


Parliament Early day motion about low thyroid being undetected in thousand of people:

http://edmi.parliament.uk/EDMi/EDMDetai ... ESSION=885


Interpret your thyroid blood test results (easy to follow diagram)

http://www.thyroiduk.org.uk/tuk/pages/d ... t_tsh.html

EDITED TO CHANGE typo - 1.5 not 15!
PCOS and hypothyroid diagnosed Sept 2006
On Metformin 1500mg and levothyroxine 125mcg
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Postby FIREFIGHTER » Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:05 pm

thanks fairlytale

n iam reading your link as well

plus can i just put down my bmi is 42 as well

thank u :wink:
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Postby marlina » Wed Jun 10, 2009 11:27 am

Is it safe to take thyroid support supplement when my thyroid is healthy?
I have a family history of thyroid disorders. My mom had thyroid cancer and my father had hyperthyroid. I had a goiter 3 years ago. It was drained and turned to be benign. My recent blood work indicated that my thyroid is functioning normally. However, I have been feeling a bit sluggish and have put on over 10 pounds in the last 5 months without changing my eating habits at all. Any advice is appreciated!
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re; thyroid & fibromyalgia

Postby hecate105 » Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:26 am

I wasn't diagnosed with under active thyroid for 10 years because my bloodtest was ' borderline' but as i've got fibromyalgia - which unbeknownst to me , is linked with it, the doc should of picked it up! But as soon as i started taking it my life changed, i gave up using a wheelchair, 2 years later could walk without a stick and now 7 years later, i have just cycled across europe!! so anybody with symptoms should badger their drs - it is so common - my mum was diagnosed at same time! But then i didn't have PCOS diagnosed for years cos doc thought it was the fibromyalgia too!!
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