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I have pcos, an underactive thyroid, suffer from anxiety and depression. I feel lethargic, body hurts, getz lethargic, numb body...What could this be?

Get a consult. Find a good psychiatrist who knows the interactions between medical illness and psychiatric illness and work together on this issue to what the answers are. There are probably several possible answers. Good luck. Read more...

What to do if I have polycystic ovarian syndrome and underactive thyroid, can I still get pregnant?

PCOS. You can still get pregnant with pcos and hypothyroidism. You may need to take medications to control your thyroid disease and other medications to get you to ovulate. After that time you should be able to conceive. Read more...

I was diagnosed with underactive thyroid at 20 yrs old. I moved. Then I was told it was fine. Is that possible? I'm 36 yrs now.

Yes. Especially if you don't have anti-thyroid antibodies, thyroid function may be temporarily aberrant , or, the interpretation of labs when off of levothyroxine may be different between physicians. If you feel well off of medication that is also a good sign. Read more...

Does vitamin d help an underactive thyroid?

Not clear. There are studies that show a correlation between vitamin d levels and thyroid disease but correlation does not imply causation. In other words, it isn't clear there is a cause and effect relationship. It's good to keep your vitamin d level above 20, but low levels are may be indicative of a problem, not a cause of it. Read more...

Could vitamin d have helped your underactive thyroid?

Vitamin4 low thyroid. I am not aware of any specific effect on vitamin supplements to low thyroid. If your thyroid is low, which can be confirmed by lab tests, then simple thyroid supplement is the appropriate treatment. Read more...

Underactive thyroid what dose it do to men?

Everyone is. Different, and the dose of brand name T4 needs to be customized to you by following serial blood tests. Read more...

What are common symptoms of underactive thyroid?

Hypothyroid symptoms. There are several places in the cascade of hormone production, which when disrupted, cause the thyroid hormones to be low. Fatigue, increased sensitivity to cold, constipation, dry skin, unexplained weight gain, puffy face, impaired , muscle weakness, high cholesterol, hair loss, hoarseness, arthritis, low heart rate, depression, dry skin, abnormal menses are a few symptoms. Read more...
Underactive thyroid. Weight gain (usually no more than 10 to 15 pounds) and difficulty losing weight; cold intolerance; dry hair and skin; decreased sex drive; fatigue; weakness; muscle cramps; depression. Patients with mild hypothyroidism may not have any symptoms. Read more...