Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems Questions & Answers

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2 1 7 hours ago
I read years ago that a change in manufacturer of Synthroid medication can affect my thyroid. I’m experiencing that now, I think. What can you tell me about this. Also, can hit, humid weather slow my condition? I have hypothyroidism that was fine until hot, humid weather and a change in pharmacies.
2 1 5 days ago
Is this a safe choice if you are possibly insulin resistant yet not pre-diabetic, only taking Nature-thyroid for hypo-throidism, under control (a benign nodule removed half of thyroid, 20 years ago), Considering as about 20 pounds over weight and read this is good as a help with many aging...
2 1 6 days ago
I have hashimotos thyroid desease. is it helpful to massage the thyroid gland? My antibodies numbers are way high one should be between 0 and 5.6 and is currently 382.7 the antibodies for thyroid Gand should be between 0 and 4.11 it is currently 18.8 Is this why I feel tired and muscular aches,...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Are many hypothyroid patients allergic to all thyroid meds? My mom took radioactive iodine in 1998 and then tried Synthroid several times only to stop it because it made her deathly sick. Now she s on Armour and seems to be having the same problem- weak tired dizzy eventho she started with avery...
2 1 Sat, 7 Jul 2018
I hurt from head to toe, for three years now all being blamed on thyroid, which goes so high in one section, that inside my head shakes...then i came across a show that gave me this name, porphrias, and i have just about everything it meantions...been to so many doctors and brushed off...where...
3 2 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
Hi, my name is Megan. I am currently taking thyroxine 50 micrograms, I have been taking it consistently for a few years now, and my dosage has never changed. I get my TSH levels checked every 3 months and they always come back good.I am a 26 year old female currently weighing 120kg, and am 172cm...
2 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
Hi I m a school teacher and I had an episode of act strangely in December. I have diabetes type 2, hashimoto, chronic back pain due herniated disc, high blood pressure and hie cholesterol thanks to hypothyroidism I was a ting strange all day, taking my students to the pool area saying strange...
2 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
Hi, I am 47 Years old male, my current TSH (Serum) is     1.0861, T3 is 121.96, T4 is 7.08, FT4 0.97 and FT3 is 3.30 When I goto a doctor he suggest neomercazole 2 tablets thrice a day for 2 months and after one week i to another doctor he suggest thyronorm 25 mcg before breakfast daily for 2...
2 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
Hello Dr. Andrew Rynne, I wanted to ask if you can help me with my search for what is causing my intermittent days of feeling lethargic, pressure on my lungs, very sensitive skin (feels like a sunburn), knees & feet ache, sweaty fevers at night along with freezing, my heart feel like it s beating...
2 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
Dedicated images of the pituitary and sellar demonstrate infundibular stalk deviation to the left. I also have a small number of bilateral white matter lesions. There considering microagiopathy vasculitis and demyelination. Ect ect. O I m very sorry I forgot to itroduce myself. My name is Joanne....
2 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
I’m a 44 year old on Levothyroxine after total thyroidectomy 15 years ago. I took birth control pills for the last two months with thyroid and may have disrupted absorption. Since then I have had extreme fatigue, brain fog and chest and neck pressure, high blood pressure and heart palpitations....
3 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
Have all the symptoms of hypothyroidism but TSH was normal. Sent to an internal specialist who ran more tests. Anti-inflammatory markers high but other tests did not show Lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Diagnosed me with Fibro and said to take Lyrica. Went to naturalpath as I did not like the...
2 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
I was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism in 1986 while blood work showed normal levels I was given an Iodine uptake test which confirmed it. I was put on synthyroid low dose. In 1993 I had one of my thyroid glands removed due to nodules. I continued on the same does after surgery since each time my...
3 2 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
I was first diagnosed with hypothyroidism in 1955. I was originally given Armour thyroid supplement. I might as well have taken nothing. Along in the late 1960 s, I was given Synthroid. The difference was like night and day! Then they started increasing my dosage. Finally I was taking what I...
2 1 Mon, 2 Jul 2018
Hi Doctor. My daughter is on thyroxine since she was 2 years old. It seems that her thyroid was never active. She is 30 years old and has been on Thyroxine since then. She was taking 6 tablets of 0.5 mg and at the age of 18 a doctor suggested that she was taking too much of Tyroxine tablets and...
2 1 Sat, 30 Jun 2018
I am a 63 year old female. For the past four or more months I have been experiencing extreme weakness and for the past couple of weeks I have been feeling ill with chills and body aches. My Dr had me have some blood work done and he gave me the results yesterday. My thyroid, liver, kidneys,...
2 1 Fri, 29 Jun 2018
Hi, I m 24 (1/14/93) 5 8, 120.4 lbs. Recently I ve experienced a huge drop in weight (unintentional). I was 145lbs in May of this year. I dropped 15 within the last 3 months. When I was 20, I had my first abnormal blood test - WBC in the 14,000-15,000. Recently I had to visit the hospital, they...
2 1 Fri, 29 Jun 2018
My TSH is currently at 4 and I am taking 125mcg/mg of Levothyroxine. Actually, my doc has me split in half, so it is around 62.5 daily, except on Sunday I am to skip my dose. I have no thyroid. Is this okay? I am having foggy memory and fatigue. Age 60, 65 tall, 179lbs.
3 2 Fri, 29 Jun 2018
I m a female, 32 years old, exercise regularly (crossfit) eat a balanced, healthy diet -- no exclusions or excesses to speak of. I have been having night sweats for about 6 months and it smells awful , like vinegar/ammonia? Hard to put my finger on. I m not jaundiced, urine isn t particularly...
2 1 Fri, 29 Jun 2018
I ve have normal t3 and t4 on but high tsh just flagged outside the range twice 6 months apart. Hot even in Air conditioned room 69 degrees but not sweating even when burning up. Was diagnosed Reverse T3 dominance from 2009 to 2016 then changed in August to hypothyroid diagnoisis but unable to...
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