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I take .75 daily Synthroid (light purple pill). I've been having skin problems (eye swelling) and just recently a painful/itchy rash on my feet/shins. Online message boards indicate that these ...

Auntlello1 commented on julielwarner's post Skin rash and other side effects from Synthroid?

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Hi All! Just wanted to remind you all that this group is less about learning new things (there is plenty to read out there!) and more about making connections and having others to vent to that ...

Lets get the conversation going!

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http://www.naturalnews.com/022203.html Gives you a little insight into the difference between just plain tired and thyroid tired. I know when my thyroid is off; I can feel it in my legs the ...

Interesting Read. . .

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In the United States, about 5 percent of the population has hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid, according to the National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service. An ...

Auntlello1 commented on Elizabeth Stannard Gromisch's post Treating an Underactive Thyroid

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Normally, the thyroid produces two thyroid hormones: thyroxine (T4) and triioxothyronine (T3). These hormones are involved in several different functions of the body, including metabolism. ...

Auntlello1 commented on Elizabeth Stannard Gromisch's post Complications From an Underactive Thyroid

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In the United States, about 5 percent of the population has hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid, according to the National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service. An ...

Auntlello1 commented on Elizabeth Stannard Gromisch's post Treating an Underactive Thyroid

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This is for anyone who has been having problems with their thyroid medication working, and would like to try a different brand/type of medication yet your Doctor is not ...

Auntlello1 commented on Auntlello1's post Merry Christmas! Do you need to try a new medication for your new year?

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Approximately 10 million Americans, including 10 percent of all women, have an issue with hypothyroidism. (EndocrineWeb.com) That adds up to a lot of people looking for a quick fix to ease the ...

Auntlello1 commented on Denise DeWitt's post Can Diet Cure Hypothyroidism?

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This is for anyone who has been having problems with their thyroid medication working, and would like to try a different brand/type of medication yet your Doctor is not ...

Merry Christmas! Do you need to try a new medication for your new year?

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Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone is a chemical messenger used by the brain to control many functions in the body including ...

Auntlello1 commented on Denise DeWitt's post Hypothyroidism Treatment: Hormone Replacements

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http://thyroid.about.com/od/relatedconditions1/a/winterize.htm As the cold weather is becoming more and more of a everyday occurance, remember that your thyroid medicaion may need a little ...

Does your thyroid need winterizing too?

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Just wondering if anyone else has the problem of being sick all the time like I do. We went camping this last weekend, and it was great weather! It was a little damp and chilly at night, but worth ...

Auntlello1 commented on Auntlello1's post Sick of being sick!

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I had my first nodule in 07 told all levels fine by 08 was size of a egg had it removed still told for 2 yrs that all levels fine even though I had every symptom of hypothyroidism finally in 10 ...

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http://thyroid.about.com/od/alternativeholisticinfo/a/chronicdisease.htm Now if I could just get my mind to focus :)

Perhaps worth a little read. . .

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I had my first nodule in 07 told all levels fine by 08 was size of a egg had it removed still told for 2 yrs that all levels fine even though I had every symptom of hypothyroidism finally in 10 ...

Auntlello1 commented on jonestra's post thyroid nodules

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Approximately 10 million people in the United States have hypothyroidism including an estimated 10 percent of all American women. This condition can have widespread consequences throughout the ...

Auntlello1 commented on Denise DeWitt's post Hypothyroidism: Not Enough Thyroid Hormone

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Just wondering if anyone else has the problem of being sick all the time like I do. We went camping this last weekend, and it was great weather! It was a little damp and chilly at night, but worth ...

Auntlello1 commented on Auntlello1's post Sick of being sick!

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Autoimmune disorders can affect almost any part of the body, but the thyroid is especially susceptible. Dr. L. Saranac and colleagues at the University Clinical Center, Nis, Serbia, provided a ...

Auntlello1 commented on Linda Fugate PhD's post Autoimmune Thyroid Disease Is on the Rise

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Hello-I just joined this group. I am a nurse-midwife and also have Grave's disease. I have been treated with RAI, so am now technically hypothyroid. My diagnosis took place 3 years ago . . . my ...

Auntlello1 commented on Midwife of Changes' post Work's impact on thyroid levels.

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Hello-I just joined this group. I am a nurse-midwife and also have Grave's disease. I have been treated with RAI, so am now technically hypothyroid. My diagnosis took place 3 years ago . . . my ...

Auntlello1 commented on Midwife of Changes' post Work's impact on thyroid levels.

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To all of you who have recently joined the group: I greatly apologize for not sending you a welcoming message, or even posting on here for a while. There was a snaffoo with my email, and I just ...

Welcome! Sorry I missed you!

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Hello-I just joined this group. I am a nurse-midwife and also have Grave's disease. I have been treated with RAI, so am now technically hypothyroid. My diagnosis took place 3 years ago . . . my ...

Auntlello1 commented on Midwife of Changes' post Work's impact on thyroid levels.

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For many of you with thyroid disease, it may start to feel like a roller coaster ride. One day you feel great, the next day you don't. As annoying as this is, it can be quite normal. Until you ...

Auntlello1 commented on Auntlello1's post When can I get off this roller coaster ride!!

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Hey...I'm one of those! Lol Have to find the humor in it or it will bring me down to low. I've been sick for twenty years. Since I had my first daughter and it gets worse every year. I used ...

Auntlello1 commented on ritchiestacie's post sick of being sick!

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Just wondering if anyone else has the problem of being sick all the time like I do. We went camping this last weekend, and it was great weather! It was a little damp and chilly at night, but worth ...

Auntlello1 commented on Auntlello1's post Sick of being sick!

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1) Hypothyroidism is a treatable condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough of the hormones called thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). Though people of any age can get ...

Auntlello1 commented on Maryann Gromisch RN's post Top Facts about Hypothyroidism

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Just wondering if anyone else has the problem of being sick all the time like I do. We went camping this last weekend, and it was great weather! It was a little damp and chilly at night, but worth ...

Auntlello1 commented on Auntlello1's post Sick of being sick!

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So, last week I had a little temper tantrum about being sick all the time, and this morning my father asks me on the phone if I am sick again. So I tell him the truth, I may just always be sick. ...

Will I always be sick?

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Just wondering if anyone else has the problem of being sick all the time like I do. We went camping this last weekend, and it was great weather! It was a little damp and chilly at night, but worth ...

Sick of being sick!

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my TSH value is 8.27 hemoglobin is 8. is there any risk if i haven't any treatment.should i do start soon. i want to know you 1 things also i have already 3 month this medicine by my ...

Auntlello1 commented on mragangi's post how i remove my thyroid problem without medician because i havn't money for treatment

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Has anyone read into the new connection between celiac's disease and the thyroid? What does other people think of this?

Auntlello1 commented on buster22's post Celiac Disease-Thyroid connection

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Surgery to remove part or all of the thyroid gland is a common treatment for thyroid cancer and goiter. All patients with complete thyroidectomy need replacement thyroid hormones, and many ...

Auntlello1 commented on Linda Fugate PhD's post Thyroid Replacement Hormones: T4, T3, or Both

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Thyroid hormones regulate metabolism. The U.S. National Library of Medicine's Medline Plus web site tells us that millions of Americans have thyroid disease, causing either too much or too little ...

Auntlello1 commented on Linda Fugate PhD's post T3, T4 and TSH: All Important for Thyroid Function

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Has anyone read into the new connection between celiac's disease and the thyroid? What does other people think of this?

Auntlello1 commented on buster22's post Celiac Disease-Thyroid connection

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Hi-I am fairly new to having a thyroid problem. Last year I was in a vehicle accident and had whiplash and a concussion. This year, the following year, I have a thyroid problem. My parents have no ...

Auntlello1 commented on buster22's post thyroid problem

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Hi ladies can anyone share any expereince of T3 treatment during pregnancy? I have just found out that i am pregnant and the consultant wants to take me off my T3 medication by 12 weeks. I am in a ...

Auntlello1 commented on Tiggy's post T3 in pregnancy

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I am all for learning as much as possible about any health complication you may have, but with my brain fog it is hard enough to remember my to do list let alone remember all these new words! BUT, ...

If you thought thyroid disease was simple, try understanding this!

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When your thyroid function is low, you may feel tired, weak, and depressed, and you may gain weight. Hypothyroidism is the term for too little production of thyroid hormone, while hyperthyroidism ...

Auntlello1 commented on Linda Fugate PhD's post Hypothyroidism: Treatment or Monitoring

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As I am finding out more an more about thyroid disease lately, it amazes me just how much there is to know! For example, most people (or people joining this group) know that hypothyroidism can ...

Auntlello1 commented on Auntlello1's post You can have both Hashimoto's Disease and Graves' Disease??? What???

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As I am finding out more an more about thyroid disease lately, it amazes me just how much there is to know! For example, most people (or people joining this group) know that hypothyroidism can ...

You can have both Hashimoto's Disease and Graves' Disease??? What???

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This month has really been a rollercoaster, but the worse day was yesterday. I woke up so swollen all over, I felt like a marshmellow!! Nothing would fit, and I felt like my skin was just going to ...

Mrs. StayPuff

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For many of you with thyroid disease, it may start to feel like a roller coaster ride. One day you feel great, the next day you don't. As annoying as this is, it can be quite normal. Until you ...

Auntlello1 commented on Auntlello1's post When can I get off this roller coaster ride!!

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For many of you with thyroid disease, it may start to feel like a roller coaster ride. One day you feel great, the next day you don't. As annoying as this is, it can be quite normal. Until you ...

Auntlello1 commented on Auntlello1's post When can I get off this roller coaster ride!!

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http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/thyroid-guards-do-you-need-one-pt-1

Auntlello1 commented on Auntlello1's post So what are your thoughts regarding the thyroid guard?

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For many of you with thyroid disease, it may start to feel like a roller coaster ride. One day you feel great, the next day you don't. As annoying as this is, it can be quite normal. Until you ...

When can I get off this roller coaster ride!!

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1) Hypothyroidism is a treatable condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough of the hormones called thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). Though people of any age can get ...

Auntlello1 commented on Maryann Gromisch RN's post Top Facts about Hypothyroidism

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ok folks, heres my story in a nutshell. i was given a hysterectomy at the age of 22 years old. i am almost 34 now, in October of 2010 the doctors found that i had a thyroid issue. too low, then ...

Auntlello1 commented on steffiib's post semi new to thyroid issues

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I had my left thyroid removed in December, 2008 because of a nodule. It was benign. All my TSH levels are in normal range. I take 50mcgs. of Synthroid daily. I suffer from severe depression. I ...

Auntlello1 commented on Anonymous' post Why am I feeling bad after thyroid surgery?

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http://thyroid.about.com/od/t3treatment/tp/t4-t3-thyroid-treatment.htm An interesting start to look into T3 treatment. Not sure what it is? If you have hypothyroidism you should! There are ...

Auntlello1 commented on Auntlello1's post The T4/T3 Thyroid Drug Controversy

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http://thyroid.about.com/od/t3treatment/tp/t4-t3-thyroid-treatment.htm An interesting start to look into T3 treatment. Not sure what it is? If you have hypothyroidism you should! There are ...

Auntlello1 commented on Auntlello1's post The T4/T3 Thyroid Drug Controversy