What are the symptoms of hashimoto's disease?

Asymptomatic to. Thyroid failure: hashimoto disease is an autoimmune disorder of the thyroid and in its early phases may be asymptotic. It can cause transient symptoms of thyroid hyper-function, e.g., rapid pulse, weight loss, heat intolerance; followed by thyroid deficiency, e.g., cold intolerance, weakness, constipation, coarse skin etc. There may also be a goiter.

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My mother 42yrs is taking throxine sodium since 4 yrs. Tsh is normal but symptoms of hashimoto disease still appear. Should she switch 2 levothroxine?

Regular check. Your mother must have regular blood work. Interval vary and depend on her clinical status. It may be from every 1-3 month to every year. Her thyroid medication dose has to be regulated according to b/w results and clinical re-evaluations. As far as which medication to take, let your mom's doctor to give your mom options to chose from. Read more...

What do you suggest if I have hashimoto disease. Any one else with it and what do you do for it?

Seek treatment. When your immune system attacks the thyroid, it can "rollercoaster" from HYPER to HYPO thyroid and cause severe swings in energy, mood, pain, etc. A full workup is warranted and treatment will significantly improve your quality of life. Finding the right physician to treat you is the tricky part. For more info, check https://www.facebook.com/groups/95847031171/ Read more...
20 million. Hi. Yep, you're not alone. About 20 million Americans have Hashimoto's. Are you hypothyroid (sometimes it's diagnosed before it causes hypothyroidism) yet? If so, take your thyroid hormone. Hash. has no effect on life or longevity as long as you take your thyroid medicine and your TSH and free T4 are in a good range. Ask Louie Gohmert...he LOVES science!!! JK! There are intelligent people in TX. Read more...