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Thyroid levels: You do not supply the normal range for these values, but they all appear to be normal. In most US labs, the normal range of TSH is about 0.4 to 4.0, so that value of 0.99 is normal. ...Read more
Recheck labs: First thing to do is to make sure the thyroid labs are now normal. Sometimes you might have to live with normal thyroid levels for a few months to see if the symptoms improved. If thyroid levels are now completely normal on synthroid (thyroxine) and you still have all the symptoms, i think it's time to look for another cause for your symptoms. ...Read more
Too much Synthroid (thyroxine): Yes, restlessness and insomnia can occur if blood levels of TSH is low and freeT4 levels(thyroxine) are high because taking a higher dose of Synthroid. Should get a blood TSH level and free T4 levels and adjust Synthroid dosage .Sleeplessness may improve when TSH and thyroxine levels in blood is therapeutic . ...Read more
Treated for thyroidits (hashi's ruled out) w/ 75mcg levo/10mcg cytomel (liothyronine) but experiencing panic attacks nausea, trouble breathing, hot flashes nightime?
Mood and hormones: Hypo or hyper thyroid states may serious impact not only the body but the brain...mind. 1% of the chronic patients in state mental hospitals are cured and released each year, when their thyroid status is corrected. See your family medical doctor or endocrinologist soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diag.With hypothyroid w/ a TSH of 71 & no hasimoto's. Tsh 0.6 after 6 weeks on 112 synthroid (thyroxine). If transient case can taking Synthroid (thyroxine) make it permanent?
Levothyroxine.: Levothyroxine, generic form of synthroid, has many advantages over armour thyroid. The armour product has significant batch to batch variation and has T3 (liothyronine) in it. Since the T3 (liothyronine) portion of armour has a very quick onset and short duration, it can wreak havoc with the ability to effectively treat hypothyroidism. Until there is a long-acting form of T3 (liothyronine) available, stick to levothyroxine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Started Synthroid (thyroxine) 7/18, TSH was 9.19 retest 9/26 TSH 11.25 after starting Synthroid (thyroxine) breathing difficulties & rapid heart, doc wants to up synth to 88?
Thyroid problem: You may be having more than a thyroid problem, e.g. Female hormone imbalance or other. Ask for complete hormone testing and also more thyroid tests e.g. Free t4, free t3. You may not be converting the synthroid (thyroxine) which is T4 to the biologically active t3. Probably should ask for consultation with specialist e.g. Endocrinologist. ...Read more
I have no hunger, no fever response, cold/heat intolerance, dysesthesias. Thyroid is normal..No thyroid antibody. Hapothalamus/pituitary issue?
Endocrinologist: If you have not seen an endocrinologist, get in to see one. If you have already seen one and don't feel that all your answers have been met, see another one. ...Read more
Tsh 0.01, free t4, 1.34, tpo 113 . On 25 synthroid, (thyroxine) 5 cytomel. Doc not happy with tsh. Isn't TSH suppressed when taking t3? Hashimoto's by biopsy.
Depends: Your TSH is suppressed. Consider finding a good integrative medicine doctor or an nd to help with the autoimmune process. They can suggest things to actually bring down the tpo level and help your body heal. For your best long term outcome, more needs to be done than just thyroid meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Head pressure, congesgion, swollen lyphm node, cold chill, stuffy nose, fatuige, body ache, cough, had fever but now 98-99 temp Taking theraflu. Flu?
Could be flu: Tamiflu is the correct therapy in this setting but it's more effective if it's initiated as soon as the symptoms begin. You have not mentioned how long you've had the symptoms. Your physician will also look for other causes of these symptoms as other viral infections besides the flu can have similar symptoms ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Headaches, dizziness standing, nausea, cold flash, tremors, ears ring, malaise, sleep disturbances. TSH normal but lower. Synthroid (thyroxine) makes worse. ???
Need for examination: Your symptoms do not lend to a proper evaluation in this forum. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation and adjustment in your medication dose. ...Read more
Hyperthyroid pt, tsh<0.01 ft4: 1.34, no symptoms, was on tapazole (methimazole) until 6monts ago? Back on tapazole (methimazole)? Thanks.
Hyperthyroid: You may need to follow up you TSH in 12 weeks. Continue your meds and follow with your endocrinologist. ...Read more
I have Hyperthyroidism, TSH 0.02, T4 53, T3 (liothyronine) 28, Anti-TPO 57.6. I have rapid heart rate, lethargic, faint, temp, etc is this normal?
4 months post total thyroidectomy gained 10lbs and have low BP and pulse. Tsh has been normal till now. It's 8.9 switching to brand name synthroid (thyroxine).?
TSH: Tsh should be below 5. Make sure you are followed by an endocrine doc and i would change to a brand name med. ...Read more
Armour thyroid: Not better - just as good.Get a more detailed answer ›