Re: Thyroid Disorder & Migraines?
You may or may not have a thyroid problem, and it may or may not affect your migraines. When my thyroid levels have been off, my migraines have been worse, but even when my thyroid levels are great, I get migraines. In my case it's a combination of female hormones and foods/sugars that trigger my migraines.
The thyroid levels you can get tested are tsh, free t4, free t3, and thyroid antibodies. (i.e. tg, tsi antibodies). If you are at the lower end of free t3 and or free t4 that could be a thyroid problem.
In terms of the migraines, it's horrible, but the diary of migraines over a few months, with specific diet and cycle information may help you prevent them--- as you know, it's really hard to get rid of one once it comes, your best bet is to try your best to prevent them. I take a lot of excedrin before they come, so I only have to take the prescription stuff a couple of times a month.