| THIS MESSAGE BOARD IS NO LONGER ACTIVE.
TO SEE OUR ACTIVE MESSAGE BOARDS, PLEASE GO HERE |
| | hypothyroidism and lithium
hypothyroidism and lithium
[ Back to Messages
Posted by Joanne Weiss
on August 09, 2000 at 08:18:21:
Has anyone developed hypothyroidism while taking lithium (for bi-polar)? I've been on lithium for eight years. I have an enlarged thyroid with nodules and hypothyroid symptoms. My TSH levels are within normal range and so are my thyroid antibodies. I can't find anything on the Net that fits my case. All that is said is that a small percentage can get an enalrged thyroid and elevated TSH levels while on lithium. Because my case is differen,t It appears to me that I may have Hashimoto's disease since I do have several autoimmune diseases. Further, it states that you may have normal thyroid antibodies but about 20 percent of the people may have Hashimoto's thyroid. Comments please. Yes, I have an endocrinologist but her answers are not clear to me. Thank you. Joanne W. email@example.com
All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:08 AM.
Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!