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What are the symptoms of hypothyroid state?

i am 23 yrs and my height is 5.2 weight is 75 kgs, i also had irregular menses and also frequent tierdness. my hormone levels for thyroid was low and said i have been suffering from hypothyroid state.i have been put on eltroxin. i want to know what are the symptoms of hypothyroid state.
Asked On : Mon, 21 Sep 2009
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  User's Response
i am hypothyroid since 1 yr on treatment. i take eltroxin tablets 100 micrograms, once daily. let me explain you i got sudden wt gain, roughness of the skin, change in the voice, and other manifestation. i went to a general physicain then did a thyroid test i was diagnosed hypothyroid. i have no symptoms now.
Answered: Sun, 11 Oct 2009
  Anonymous's Response
I am a 33 year old woman and have always been a very active person. I used to do a lot of running and cycling. For the last 5 months I have not been able to work up any energy to do anything.
I feel very tired, even in the mornings, sensitive to cold, have a puffy face and a strange feeling in my joints. My throat is tender on occasion, but I always have a 'frog' in it. My husband and children are complaining of my extreme mood swings. I forget things all the time! Another thing is a complete intolerance to alcohol. one glass of wine and I feel terrible the next day. I first thought that i was pregnant, since my breasts swelled up but returned to normal after about a month.
My periods are normal and I have not gained excessive weight: about 3kg in the last 3 months, but this could also be because I have not been training as usual.
Some of these symptoms have been there for years but now are much worse, such as the sensitivity to cold and the forgetfulness. 6 months ago I did a very extreme adventure race, which left me utterly exhausted for weeks. i am not sure whether i am now suffering from over training or hypothyroidism or possibly something else. I want to feel normal again!
Any advice greatly appreciated!!
Answered: Sun, 13 Feb 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. JItendra Sharma's  Response
Symptoms of hypothyroidism are following- Tiredness/weakness, dry skin, feeling cold, hair loss. constipation, weight gain with poor appetite, dyspnoea, hoarse voice, menorrhagia. All these are symptoms, some may be present and some not (frequency varies)
Answered: Sun, 20 Mar 2011
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  User's Response
In Hypothyroidism the thyroid hormones will be reduced, Usually patient will have weight gain, irritation, intolerence to cold, decreased appetitie, constipation, and many more other symptoms. It also affects heart
Answered: Sun, 11 Oct 2009
  Anonymous's Response

my sister had hypothyroidism, she is also taking Eltroxin. she had weight gain, constipation, lack of concentration, she used to feel cold al the time. she used to have a lot of pain when having her periods.

Answered: Tue, 22 Sep 2009
  User's Response
thanx for the reply...i was very much worried about my wight gain with less apetite..i think even i have to go check my thyroid profile..
Answered: Mon, 12 Oct 2009
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