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Chronic Fatigue board

  1. I've been tired all my life.
    ... was low. Felt good the first 3 weeks of of taking synthroid . After that same problem. Increasing the dose of synthroid...
    ... was low. Felt good the first 3 weeks of of taking synthroid . After that same problem. Increasing the dose of synthroid ... have symptoms of CFS/fibro/depression and what-not on synthroid . Please, please, please read some articles on the ... about the controversy now between whether to take synthroid or natural dessicated thyroid (which you can get ... internet). Maybe join [removed] Many of them took synthroid , like you, and had little to no improvement. There ... CFS/fibro patients are not able to convert the T-4 ( synthroid ) to the usable T-3 form. Therefore, their labs look ... etc. and see what they say about CFS and fibro and synthroid versus Armour? Were you aware that in 2001, the ... FDA took action against the makers of synthroid and declared that at that time, there was NO synthetic...

  2. Fever & Flu - Like Symptoms?
    ... quietly for half an hour or so. I was put on low dose synthroid and no problem since. Do you take your temperature...

  3. In need of help
    ... 2 in the pm __ Lomotil 2.5mg 4 x aday when need __ Synthroid .088mg 1 pill a day __ Advil all day for pain I am...
    ... pm __ Lomotil 2.5mg 4 x aday when need Thyroid __ Synthroid .088mg 1 pill a day __ Advil all day for pain Thanks...

  4. This is a lonley disorder!!
    ... through my round of doctors--I'm hypothyroid and take synthroid , I have graves autoimmune disorder effecting my right...
    ... anything really maybe a little low thyroid and prescribed synthroid a couple of times and it makes matters worse in a...
    ... anything really maybe a little low thyroid and prescribed synthroid a couple of times and it makes matters worse in a...
    ... of course. I have Hashimoto's hypothyroid and take Synthroid for 6 years now. I get tested every 6 months routinely...

  5. Getting fed up with feeling this way
    ... years ago and I had a partial thyroidectomy. I'm on synthroid , my TSH levels have been perfect for the last 1 1...

  6. Swollen lymphs/throat/muscle pain > Help!
    ... indicated, Hashimotos Hypothyroid for which I take Synthroid and I am re-tested every 6 months. While I have every...
    ... Yes. Do some research on synthroid . Would be better for you to take Armour thyroid....

Diabetes board

  1. Need help understanding
    ... make a person feel tired. I was only taking .125 of synthroid . He reduced it down to .112. He had on my record...

  2. Can a thyroid problem lead to Diabetes?
    ... diagnosed with a thyroid condition, and was put on Synthroid immediately. 2 months later I started having symptoms...

  3. Elevated Glucose (fasting) and Fructosamine; Depressed Post-Prandial Insulin
    ... diabetes 2. I also am hypothyroid. I just began Synthroid , and will begin testorerone therapy in a few weeks...

  4. Do i have diabetes?
    ... checked every 6 months for that. i am on 100 mcg synthroid . can they check you for diabetes through blood work...
    ... checked every 6 months for that. i am on 100 mcg synthroid . can they check you for diabetes through blood work...

  5. Oddly enough....a question
    ... mg Metformin for this. Also have hypothyroidism, on Synthroid 100 mcg. Last weeks visit was 5 weeks apart from the...

  6. Gestational Diabetes, Diabetes + hypo-thyroidism
    ... for about 3 months and is now underactive. I am on synthroid 50 mcg. I am a suspected pre-diabetic. My sugar...

  7. Trying to balance diabetes, heart disease and high BP. Od'ing on frustration.
    ... and then she took the rai treatment. She now takes synthroid (levothroid). I wish her dr. would prescribe armour...

  8. questionable diabetic
    ... thyroid or diabetic meds, I changed the levithroid to synthroid and that has helped tremendously, started the high...

  9. A1C tested
    ... and now her thyroid is normal. Of course, she take synthroid . I was told that the a1c was to be under 7. I am...

  10. Am I a Diabetic?
    ... which is high, but the severly. They increased my synthroid and I feel great. In the spring i was very tired...

  11. New & Brittle
    ... pothyroidism (almost 20 years) and have had 2 changes to my synthroid in the past 6 months. I know every body is unique...

  12. Glyset Question, amongst others...
    ... think 2hr ppg of 135 was THAT high....??? I am only on synthroid (the thyroid #'s have been within normal range, so...
    ... Well I had a theory that if synthroid is for an underactive thyroid than maybe the hunger ... need to be lower. Have you checked to see if glyset, synthroid , or aciphen has nauseasness (sp) listed as a side...
    ... should go with 30g/meal and see how that works. No, the synthroid isn't doing it...they already ruled that out. No ulcer...

  13. newly diagnosed - need an answer please...
    ... having any side effects whatsoever.. I also have taken synthroid for almost 30 years. I do know that synthroid takes...

  14. nervous.. test tomorrow.
    ... the time, although that slowed down when i went on synthroid , but it's back again. I did take a diabetes pee test...

  15. metformin
    ... the hormone level is low. Are you taking Armor or Synthroid ? There are dosing variations with synthroid.. ...
    ... Oh and Im on synthroid ...

  16. 31 and complications already :-(
    ... indicating that they may need to reduce or eliminate the synthroid . Let me know if you want more info. I am happy...

  17. A1C = 6.0, Dr. Just Prescribed Insulin
    ... lot of weight to lose so in addition, he's raised my Synthroid and given me a diuretic as well. I just can't figure...

  18. Test results in for Snowflake
    ... me. I have been hypothyroid since 1990 and taking synthroid for 14 years. But when I was dxd with diabetes my ... my thyroid levels have returned to normal (still on synthroid - always will be). Also, its very possible that an...

  19. Explain tight control?
    ... my health mostly without medication. (I still take synthroid for my thyroid and a small dose of lisinopril for...

  20. Very confused need help!!
    ... to endo thought my thyroid was acting up I do take synthroid . Did tell her all my syptoms including the bloating...

  21. 2 hour glucose test results - please help!
    ... taking affect my glucose levels. Here are my meds: Synthroid 150mcg, Cytomel 10mcg (both of these are for my thyroid...

  22. Lightheadedess After Eating
    ... I take a thyroid med called Synthroid , (must be taken on an empty stomach), first thing...
    ... I take a thyroid med called Synthroid , (must be taken on an empty stomach), first thing ... minutes after I eat the lightneadedness sets in. Don, Synthroid needs to be taken on an empty stomach, but you only ... ONLY the foods you listed. It can't be because of synthroid :) (I have been taking synthroid for 14 years and ... breakfast earlier in the morning (1 hour after your synthroid ) but don't eat what you always eat... instead try...
    ... I had been waiting too long to eat because of my Synthroid . Blood tests are normal. BP remains about the same ... all day. The only medication I take in the AM is Synthroid ....

  23. Anyone here with Type 2 diabetes and kidney disease?
    ... had fair control with them but no more. I also take Synthroid for my thyroid, which is controlled thank God. Anyone...
    ... quickly this will progress. I also am HypoT - been on synthroid for 14 years. What is your diet like? Have you...

  24. Kidney, Liver, Heart Tests Annually if Over 5 yrs
    ... 30%! Also, you also should not take Amaryl with Synthroid - it is technically not contraindicated, but it has ... to cause a problem for some people. I am also on Synthroid , but even so, I don't think that was the reason for...

  25. Metformin
    ... maybe bring my T-4 level up a bit with some added synthroid , but my Dr. wanted me to try the metformin instead...
    ... pituitary problem. I take 2 grains Armour and 50 mcg Synthroid and still have low Frees....
    ... cholesterol, Norvasc for BP, and I was already taking synthroid for Thyroid and a diaretic+diazide for kidney problems ... was going to take and not take. Now, I only take synthroid and just started lisinopril for my kidney disorder...

  26. Update - Having a really hard time
    ... Previous History: Hypothyroid since 1990 and on Synthroid . Also, in 1980 was diagnosed as Reactive Hypoglycemic ... robitussin for 20 days. While sick got careless with my Synthroid (skipped several doses). February 5: Diagnosed ... changed diet. Started walking daily. Started taking synthroid faithfully again. Had occassional low BS symptoms...

  27. Just diagnosed with T2 today!
    ... gnificantly overweight, I have hypothyroidism (treated with Synthroid ), I have been treated for the past 5 years for "excess...

  28. BS Levels Question
    ... readings you get are close approximations. As far as the Synthroid , I take it too and I don't notice it affecting my...

  29. What is pre-diabetes?
    ... thryoid cancer 13 years ago and I know I need more synthroid . But he's more concern with the pre-diabetes. He said...

Fibromyalgia board

  1. Anyone know a good Fibro doctors in Saint Louis that follows Dr. Lowe?
    ... I needed, it helped a lot, did so much better than synthroid . Some docs believe you need both synthroid and cytomel...

  2. As if I don't hurt enough>>>
    ... chronic bronchitus so I am on 3 inhaler's for that, Synthroid for my thyroid, Metformin for type 2 diabetes, Wellbutrin...

  3. what does it mean when you get headaches from the back of the neck
    ... with codiene (T3's) - they don't help. I do take synthroid for my thyroid though. I have found nothing that...

  4. Does this sound familiar?
    ... size 5 to a 14 in a little over a month. I was given synthroid and about 4 months later it was gone as quick as it...

  5. I'd Like To Know Your Story...
    ... thyroid was just fine... my new doc has me on 175 mcg of synthroid .. no problem? hah! If the gland is swelling, something...

  6. New with a few questions-long
    ... and I'm constantly fatigued, no energy. Just had my synthroid raised a bit, although my TSH is good, hoping that...

  7. New to the board and to FMS (so sorry-- LONG)
    ... finally went to an endocrinologist who started me on synthroid . Of course it took a long time but she kept increasing...

  8. New to Lyrica
    ... out because I take antidepressants, lipidor, HRT, synthroid , metformin, altace, clonazapam and now Lyrica and...

  9. Need some insight, new here!
    ... hypothyroid back in Feb. ’08. I take the generic for Synthroid . Well my levels are great and I am were I should...

  10. Discomfort in throat ???
    ... like T-3, T4, etc... were off. I now take 175 mg of Synthroid , but unfortunately, it was too late to stop the swelling...

  11. Anyone out there with Fibromyalgia having burning sensation?
    ... sleep at night, of course I take the hormone, and synthroid . I am low on vit d, so take 3000 units of that a day...

  12. Does anyone else have a mysterious rash with a flare?
    ... disease which is thyroid problems. The endo put me on synthroid and increased it regularly until I was at 112mcg. ... they love that expression. I went on t3 along with synthroid and eventually just took the t3 (cytomel) and stopped ... the synthroid and did much better. It helps so much with the fatigue ... at all. My ANA count went to normal after being on synthroid for a while and it has not gone up since. Now...

  13. How do you fight the fatigue?
    ... in a catch 22. I have hypothroid since age 20. On synthroid , which tests okay. But they only test the TSH - and...
    ... works so much better. Also some people do better on synthroid instead of levothyroxine or vice versa. Sometimes...
    ... Trazadone 500 mg at bedtime; Adderall 20 mg 4 times daily, Synthroid , Prozac, and a few other B/P meds etc...will continue...

  14. I'm really hurting today!
    ... sleeping, and other symptoms. Did you doctor prescribe synthroid for your thyroid? Even if you did not test severely ... low thyroid, you still can benefit from taking synthroid . There are many people who feel worse even though...
    ... of the body. Put this in the back of your head, if synthroid doesn't work maybe a T3 med called cytomel would help...

  15. Joints or Muscles -- Where is Most of Your Pain?
    ... prescription strength Vit D, OTC Bcomplex, Lyrica, Synthroid , Tramadol, a generic Effexor (couldn't afford the ... aspect of my thyroid levels... now I am on 175mcg of synthroid .. all in my head eh.... Anyway.... I am pretty much...

  16. New to Lyrica
    ... being tested this week for who knows what. I am on synthroid so I quess the thyroid is a good place as any to start...

  17. what is a good medicine for fibro?
    ... The fatigue is the worst! I'm also on Prozac and synthroid for my hypothyroidism. I hear that the new FDA approved...

  18. Does anyone have hypothyroidism??
    ... found a new doctor. Now I am taking 175 mcg a day of Synthroid . There's still something a little off about my thyroid...
    ... hypothyroid. I now take T3 drug (cytomel) instead of synthroid . It helped a great deal more than the synthroid...

  19. Bluelakelady......have a question!
    ... not sure I remember correctly but didn't you stay on synthroid with a higher dose? Oh and I just read an article...

  20. scam or?
    ... is HE also changed my thyroid medication. I was on synthroid 225 mcg which he took me off and now am on some special...

  21. NEW here.. fibro..now its thyroid!
    ... was DXed with low tyroid tsh was 4.95. put me on synthroid 50 mcg. Does this sound right? not sure about ... you... I needed to vent.. also, When will the synthroid start working? How can I possible exercise when I...
    ... well. I can answer your question about how long the synthroid takes. I am at 175mcg myself. The average time it...
    ... right it takes a few weeks to feel the effects of the synthroid . It will also take a few months or years to get your ... thyroid in good shape. I went up to 112mcg of synthroid over a three year period and am now on cytomel which ... better but it took all the trying and working with the synthroid and all the blood tests to figure it out. I hope...
    ... thyroid. Not all thyroid drugs are made equally. Synthroid is the most prescribed because its manufacturer subsidizes...
    ... showed that I was in fact hypothyroid. She put me on Synthroid and several months later when I showed no improvement ... not consider using anything other than Cytomel and Synthroid . My next doctor was published and I hoped would...
    ... was DXed with low tyroid tsh was 4.95. put me on synthroid 50 mcg. Does this sound right? not sure about ... you... I needed to vent.. also, When will the synthroid start working? How can I possible exercise when I...
    ... It's very frustrating. It seemed like it took my Synthroid about a month to work. It also took a while to get...

  22. A very interesting turn of events!
    ... D Now I just need to follow the increased D, my synthroid , and the Lyrica along with my regular pill cocktail...

  23. Newly diagnosed--anyone have orthostatic hypotension?
    ... They ended up killing off my thyroid and have been on Synthroid since and for life. Just a thought to explain your...

  24. Thyroid....T3....Fibro
    ... finally said enough. She had me up to 112mcgs of synthroid and told me my labs were in a good range. Let's see ... treatment. I started on 25 mcgs along with my 112mcgs of synthroid . I had more energy and my tsh dropped alright almost ... asleep even with my AmbienCR. We continued to drop my synthroid dose trying to get the tsh in a more legitimate range ... We finally settled on 50mcgs of cytomel (t3) and no synthroid . My tsh settled at 0.100 and the doc said lets let ... fatigue has been so wonderful. When I was taking the synthroid and cytomel together and my tsh was hyper I had some...
    ... I also had lousy results with Synthroid . Soso results with Armour. I was able to get on Cytomel ... Cytomel. Some doctors are so out of touch and know only Synthroid , that one told me he thought they stop making Armour ... . I always thought my body never converted Synthroid T4 to T3 in my body. No matter how much T4 I took...
    ... cytomel. It is amazing how after struggling with the synthroid we just know our bodies need the T3. I didn't need ... get into the Armour and all that, I responded to synthroid but it just wouldn't do the trick. Blue.....That ... which includes tsh, t4 and t3 and start to give you synthroid to lower your tsh. When your tsh hits their magic...
    ... Cytomel is the T3 hormone drug. Just like synthroid is the T4 hormone most commonly prescribed because...

  25. New here.
    ... the normal range, but others dont. I take 175 mg of Synthroid now, or I would be just a wobbly puddle of mass on...

  26. Hi. Another new uneducated person
    ... Osteopath. She agreed to add cytomel to my 112mcg of synthroid and it seemed to help but my tsh went to 0.001 and ... let me stay on the 50mcg of cytomel and drop the synthroid altogether and she agreed. My tsh settled at 0.1 ... problem was T3 but I just had to keep working with the synthroid until I could get to a point to convince my doc to ... Let me say it again, I am so much better than with synthroid . I still have a long way to go and will always be...

  27. Just wanted to share the meds that have finally worked
    ... Hopefully that will helps. Vitamin T3 or do you mean synthroid from the doctor? THANKS TO YOU ALL!!!!:) ...

  28. Fibromyalgia, Sleep Apnea, Hypothryodism Do you have all 3?
    ... have been suffering from sever insomnia. I am taking synthroid , lyrica, vicodin, and nortripyline. I am only getting...

  29. My story
    ... meds I take now are ultram (I get 90 a month) and synthroid . I still am exhausted, in pain, and having brain fog ... Now, WalMArt has a new $4 program, and my ultram, synthroid , and my hubby's 2 bp meds are all in it, so I never...
    ... nearly the thyroid issues you do, but I am taking synthroid at a very low dose because I was at the low end of...
    ... better success with Armour Thyroid in place of the Synthroid you are currently taking. Armour replaces more of ... policy would apply to Armour, however. Studies done on Synthroid have shown this drug can cause a loss of as much as...

  30. Weird Symptom, am I the only. I have small spots of vibrations in my body.
    ... darvacet - 3.mirapex (for restless leg syndrom) 4. synthroid (hypothyroidism) 5. nexium 6. iron tables and vitamin...

  31. Need some info from meds, please!!
    ... 30yrs old!!!!! So I suffered unnecessarily. I take synthroid and cytomel for my thyroid problems. Docs will tell...

  32. I'm still around...!!
    ... that was helping a lot but I have had to move the synthroid dose down and up the cytomel and it is back to what...

  33. My medicine was causing my Fibro symptoms
    ... thryroid will cause the same symptoms as Fibro. I was on Synthroid for years. I was always in pain, hard to get out of ... pills a day. For some reason it dawned on me. Can the Synthroid or all these supplements I am taking be causing this ... pain? There is nothing anywhere that says Synthroid causes muscle pains. So I decided to stop taking all ... one at a time again. Supplements the first day and Synthroid the third day. About three hours after I took the ... synthroid I started hurting a little again. The next day I took ... Went to my doctor and he says he has never heard of Synthroid causing muscle problems. I insisted he change my meds ... wrote me saying they had the same problems when taking Synthroid . I would reccommend anyone with Fibro to get their ... be careful because most of them will treat you with Synthroid . If you have no problems on the drug fine. But if...
    ... Thanks for the warning rstarre. I also take synthroid but I had the pains before I started it. That is...

  34. My Life in Fibro Hell
    ... been cautioned to avoid soy products since I take Synthroid . From what I have been told the soy interfers with...

  35. New to fibromyalgia
    ... thyroid issue. I have Hashimotos disease, but i am on synthroid and my TSH is normal. prior to all this, i was a...

  36. Anyone Have Sleep Problems Also?
    ... I switched from Synthroid to Armour. For a while I felt good although sometimes ... does by a half a grain or equivilant to .50 mcg of synthroid . Has anone else experienced this wanting to "constanly...
    ... course causes more pain. I take right now .88mcg of synthroid and 25mcg of cytomel (T3). The cytomel has helped ... quite a bit and when I was taking higher doses of synthroid (112mcg, and then down to 100mcg) I seem to not be ... one 25mg. OTC benadryl. It works fine now on the synthroid dose I am on but when I was in the more hyper range ... (tsh 0.057 and 0.042) on the higher doses of synthroid I couldn't fall asleep on the normal AmbienCR dose ... more normal and not so tired with the higher doses of synthroid . However it was not the greatest not being able to...

  37. Glojer and others people from St. Louis
    ... thread about how it has helped me. I have taken synthroid for several years getting up to 112mcg and getting...

  38. How do I get diagnosed?
    ... spectrum blood tests and is currently treating me with synthroid , 175 mc a day. He also perscribed Effexor among a ... awful feet. Today, I feel more energy because of the synthroid , but I still suffer horribly from pain.... especially...

  39. bilij or Anyone.......question about AmbienCR?
    ... ambien and then to ambien CR. The doc lowered by synthroid medication and within a few days I was back to sleeping...

  40. My Fibro Pain Has Gone
    ... Thyroid for just as many years. I have been taking Synthroid for years. My Fibro symptoms seem to be getting worse ... topic that a few people had gotten muscle pains from Synthroid . Now nowhere on the web, pharmacies or drug information ... is this listed as a side effect of Synthroid . My doctor never heard of that either. I decided to...
    ... it worked. Thanks for letting us know about the synthroid and the pain, I have never heard of that either. ...
    ... interesting information. I am on Armour Thyroid since the Synthroid did diddly. Doing much better. I didn't experience...