Will an underactive thyroid ever go back to normal?

Thyroid. It can depending on what the primary cause is. Most people have "acquired hypothyroidism" due to thyroid inflammation. This may be chronic but it could also go into remission.

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Could an underactive thyroid go back to normal without treatment?

Yes. its possible, but no one really knows when or if that will happen. So if the thyroid is moderateley to severely underfunctioning it is wise to provide the body with thyroid replacement as it is a vital hormone for metabolism and other functions. Read more...

I have symptoms of an underactive thyroid and an enlarged thyroid but the ultrasound came back normal. What does that mean?

Thyroid levels? An enlarged thyroid on exam is subjective. The us is better at asessing thyroid size and volume and to rule out other problems which sometimes can be seen on thyroid glands. If your thyroid hormone levels are normal, most likely your symptoms are not related to a thyroid problem. The normal us is reassuring. Read more...

Are my sluggish symptoms an underactive thyroid or normal ageing?

See your doctor. Sluggish symptoms are not normal at any age. Please consult your doctor so that a treatable condition is not missed. Read more...

Even though I'm tested for my thyroid and levels are normal, I never seem to feel any better. Is this normal? I have an underactive thyroid.

Other causes. These symptoms can be due to a lack of daily exercise, insufficient quality sleep sometimes due to obstructive sleep apnea, side effects of medications, depression, and other underlying illness besides thyroid problems. Thyroid problems are fairly common but not more common than all of these other reasons for feeling poorly. If your thyroid levels are normal, ask your doctor about other causes. Read more...

I got an underactive thyroid at 13 years of age I am now 20 my meds vary from every test they are always changing but never below 150mg is this normal?

Hypothyroidism. The levels of replacement hormone for patients with this condition is dependent upon the chemical assessment of the need for thyroid replacement, as measured by TSH levels and sometimes other values. These may change from time to time, but a good endocrinologist or pcp should be discussing the reasons for change with you. If they are not, perhaps you should seek alternative care. Read more...
Several problems can. Cause this easier to tell you how to prevent problem 1. Don't use armour thyoid 2. Do use brand name synthroid (thyroxine) 3. Always take synthroid (thyroxine) first thing in am 1 hour before eating or taking other medicine. Read more...

I am losing my eyebrows due to underactive thyroid - can they grow back at 68?

YES THEY CAN BUT IT. Typically takea a long time. Read more...
Not thyroid. You probably didn't lose them due to underactive thyroid -- if you did, they'll grow back. More likely due to other changes of aging which may not be reversible. Read more...

I have underactive thyroid and am on levothyroxine 225mcg for at least four years now and my hormones are normal But I still feel tired all the time?

Another problem. Then your fatigue in not in any way related to your Thyroid. Read more...
Fatigue. There are a number of possible reasons people can be tired all the time & sometimes it's a combination of factors. Fatigue from poor sleep or underlying sleep disorder (eg obstructive sleep apnea) can cause fatigue that can take several weeks to recover from once corrected. Fatigue is very common in depression. Anemia from poor nutrition or from menses causes fatigue. A primary care doc can help. Read more...

I went to the doctor for symptoms of what I thought underactive thyroid but my tests came back with extremely high free T4 levels. What could this be?

can vary. High level of thyroxine (t4) confirms hyperthyroidism. Some symptoms, like fatigue, overlap between hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.Common hyperthyr. Symptoms include heat intolerance, weight loss, trouble sleeping, fatigue, muscle weakness, nervousness, irritability, hand tremors, rapid or irregular heartbeat, mood swings, or frequent diarrhea and bowel movements and enlarged thyroid gland. Read more...