thank you! Yeah I do feel pretty hypo really. Some symptoms are confusing but think those are part of the overlapping ones. Like my hands are moist and sweaty, but as I say think it's overlap and more messed up bodytemperature kinda thing. I don't have it particular warm or anything.
Other then that: tired (of course), don't get through the afternoon, dragging myself from left to right (if anything); foggy, difficulty coming up right words, palpitations, sore muscles neckregion (yet better), itchy feet, dry mouth/thirsty, acne, cravings, cold chills (yet cold sweats), puffy eyes in the morning, frequent urinations (less common but for me seems related) and so on and on.
yeah getting somewhere again huh? Well the last couple of days I really felt something was moving in the good direction. step by step but still. today not that much, so of course that does not help the mood and feel like I'll never get this figured out.
Anyway other then that some current symptoms: pounding heart (of course), cold chills yet sweaty, clammy hands and feet, reddish handpalms, so tired, feel like sleepwalking, foggy, miserable feeling in my head, dry mouth/thirsty, sore muscles (neck), easy sleepy hands and feet, acné, ...
So you think FT3 could be higher. Maybe adding another 'crum'?
true, every improvement is better then no improvement. My symptoms do fluctuate together with levels, so it's not like I don't see the correlation there. still a matter of finding that sweet spot and stability. the day that happens... but indeed every improvement is one, step by step...
As far as I know, most need to have their FT3 in order to feel good, right?
I think I'm currently leaning towards hypoT so I'm trying 162.5 (I already thought cutting back by 25 would be too much but that helped me get rid of the heart symptoms ). Then I caught some bug again and I'm frantically trying to find a job that I could manage while all of this is happening (I'm very flexible but I do have my limitations ). My head is mainly the one that's symptomatic at the moment (a bit all over the place ) but hoping to find that stability in the near future
Hi Lisa, I relate to ALL your symptoms mentioned in this thread. I am on T4 only med. (Levoxyl), I've been coming down from overmedication since Oct. 2011. And have been leveling out on 112 mcg. for 9 weeks now.
I have felt calmer in the evenings also. Now that my T4 levels have been more even after 9 weeks on the same dose, all those symptoms are getting less and less.
This can all be such a mystery as to how thyroid hormones work in our body. I've been told
it is a long, slow process. And it has been proving so in my case. The lesson I've learned so far in my 'inadequate doctor care' is, not to let our levels get too far over or under, because it takes so long to get back on an even keel and feeling better/right again. And I'm
getting too old to be yo-yoing on these stupid dosages as per endo. I had to find a different doctor.
I don't know where you are at in this process, as I've only read this thread. But your symptoms caught my attention. Coming to the forums last Sept. has really helped clue
me in to everything thyroid. Take care. I hope you can get to a comfortable spot soon!
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