I had part of my thyroid removed a few years ago due to a tumor (it was noncancerous); my father did, however, have thyroid cancer.
Two years later, after I kept complaining of tiredness and gaining 20 lbs, I was finally placed on synthyroid. I cannot lose weight. I am still very tired despite my blood work coming back "normal." I tried taking some T3 replacement, but it did nothing.
I was diagnosed with mild depression (which just may have been the thyroid problem), so I am taking 5 mg of Lexapro. I am currently weaning myself off of it. I take no other medications and I am 52 years old; I am not in menopause yet.
Can anyone provide some information on how I can get more energy? It really is affecting my daily life.
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