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Old 03-15-2006, 01:00 PM   #1
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Hypothyroid and thin?

I have been on Synthroid for about 7 years. I'm very thin and I still feel like I'm in a mental fog fairly regularly. I feel like there must be something more going on. Any thoughts?

 
Old 03-15-2006, 01:09 PM   #2
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Re: Hypothyroid and thin?

I'm also hypo and thin. I don't know your age but for me after I started on bio-identical hormones I was able to put a little weight back on so I feel and look better.

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Old 03-15-2006, 01:57 PM   #3
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Re: Hypothyroid and thin?

I'm in my mid-30's.

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Old 03-15-2006, 03:28 PM   #4
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Re: Hypothyroid and thin?

You can be in perimenopause in your midthirties and hypos often go through this early. Perimenopause can last for 10 years even, before actualy meno...so I have read...what fun!

Why don't you post your labs along with the labs ranges and will will give it a shot. Lots of times a person is just undermedicated or needs to add in T3 or some adrenal support. Let's start will your most recent labs first: FT4, FT3 and TSH....If you don't have them, go get a new set of the ones I mentioned...TSH alone (despite what the docs say ) IS NOT ENOUGH. Hopes this helps, don't worry we are all hear (here for each other and to help! Pixiek

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Old 03-15-2006, 04:08 PM   #5
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Re: Hypothyroid and thin?

I'm also hypo and thin.

 
Old 03-15-2006, 04:46 PM   #6
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Re: Hypothyroid and thin?

Pixiek, I've only had my TSH tested. I'll have to make an appt for more tests. I'll post again with that info when I have it. Thanks a lot!!!

 
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Re: Hypothyroid and thin?

Looking forward to it...good luck! Pixiek

 
Old 03-16-2006, 12:50 PM   #8
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Re: Hypothyroid and thin?

Iam hypo and thin too. I had a total hysto last November and thought for sure I would start to gain weight...but it hasn't happened. I am 5'6 and 113 pounds and 43 y.o.
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Old 03-16-2006, 02:44 PM   #9
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well girl, be thankful your thin, ive was thin once,hahah,,,,,then became hypo and been fat ever since,,,,and i dont eat much at all........i just feel bad all the time...,now my doc says im really hyper,and i havent lost a pound...so who knows????,good luck,,,,,,,,

 
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