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  1. i just want to feel like me again
    ... other things following a TT from cancer. I've been on Synthroid 200mcg for almost 2 months and thought I was over ... endo. I think some of us don't convert the T4 in Synthroid very efficiently and we need a T3 drug like Cytomel...
    ... rollercoaster, but let me get this RIGHT: You've been on Synthroid for 1.5 years & you still feel like GARBAGE??? Have ... their patients feel like themselves again , , , Synthroid IS NOT for everyone. I took it for 7 weeks w/ horrific...

  2. I Give Up!
    ... different meds, knowing the HORRIFIC side-effects I had on Synthroid , I found another Dr. Some say an Endocrinologist...

  3. Terrified and Confused!!!
    ... symtoms? Have many people had hairloss problems with synthroid ? At this point I really don't think I could take it...
    ... doctor for some genuine help. The hair loss from Synthroid - if it happens at all - is usually temporary and...

  4. help with blood test?
    ... will be sure to insist that i felt better when taking synthroid a number of years ago. Hopefully he will listen! Thanks...

  5. Hairloss. Help!
    ... diagnosed with have hashimotos. I have been taking synthroid for about 4 years. In the past 5 months, my rx has ... up 3 different times and I am now taking .175mg of synthroid . Recently my hair has begun fall out. After doing ... that your thyroid can cause hairloss, but so can synthroid (see [url]www.thyroid-info.com/articles/hairloss)...
    ... are beyond my comprehension. To me, it sounds like Synthroid isn't a good match w/ your system. Why can't your ... choices - and it IS your body, after all,,, I was on Synthroid for 7 weeks. My hair was already somewhat dry, but ... to the mix. Due to other horrific side-effects of Synthroid and a Doc who wouldn't LISTEN to my valid complaints ... Personally, I will NEVER, [SIZE=4]E-V-E-R[/SIZE] take Synthroid again !!! (no offense meant to Synthroid users - but...

  6. how do you take your thyroid meds...
    ... I take my Synthroid at 6:30 a.m. with a small glass of milk. (like 2 sips...
    ... As I posted somewhere else, I have been taking my Synthroid under my tongue for five weeks as an experiment. ... forget to even take it at all. I now just put my Synthroid with my other meds and after I have coffee and toast ... in the morning, I take my meds and then just put my Synthroid under my tongue. I now do not have to remember when...

  7. Nausea changing meds?
    ... another? I'm going from 3 gr. of Armour to 200 mcg of Synthroid (started last week) and I've had terrible nausea,...

  8. Borderline Hypo - Comments?
    ... that I thought I'd have more sucsess with compared to Synthroid If I'm not finding continued sucsess with her...

  9. Synthroid for 20 yrs. not working anymore.
    ... DO need T3. My previous Dr. kept upping my dose of Synthroid to get my numbers more in line and I was getting more ... high and my free T3's were too low. He knocked the synthroid back and added cytomel in the mix. Now he just has...
    ... lab results and post them. That's a huge dose of Synthroid (if i read you correctly, you are taking 400 mcg or...
    ... I have been taking synthroid for over 20 years and the dosage I am on now is a ... mESS! Can anybody help me? It sounds to me like Synthroid could be causing toxicity to your liver. Also, it ... doesn't sound like Synthroid has ever really worked for you. I took Synthroid ... after switching to Armour two years ago) I now know Synthroid did more harm than good. I could give your doctor...

  10. My first time here/question?
    ... Hello~I have been on Synthroid for 7 yrs(I'm hypo). My latest bloodwork showed I...
    ... etc. My previous Dr. kept upping the dose of synthroid hoping to bring up all of my numbers, when in fact ... I needed my synthroid lowered and cytomel added (which is a synthetic T3 ... ). My current Dr. has now taken me off of synthroid and cytomel completely and put me on Armour which...

  11. Can you help?
    ... your levels look good on paper. My endo has me on Synthroid in an effort to "balance out" my rollercoaster symptoms...

  12. Please help me figure all this out!!!!
    ... market for a few mo. so he changed me to 125 mcg of Synthroid . (3) In a few months time I was so crippled I could...

  13. Armour switch
    ... (230-420) I called the doctor and increased my Synthroid to 100 immediately after the test. Just yesterday...
    ... one approach would have been to increase just the Synthroid . With enough T4 to fuel the conversion, once T3 levels ... would be to drop the Armour some, and add back in some Synthroid (or other T4 med).... as opposed to just dropping...
    ... grains of armour is roughly equivalent to 300 mcg of Synthroid , so it's a lot. If you google armour thyroid the official...
    ... Armour 300 mcg T4 = 3 grains Armour I took just Synthroid for 7 weeks w/ horrific side-effects. I've been tappering...
    ... of a T4 medication (such as Levoxyl, Unithroid or Synthroid ) is roughly equivalent in thyroid hormone biologic...

  14. What to eat after TT?
    ... the muscles and the throat in general. I went on the synthroid right away and now am waiting for the pathology results...
    ... mention anything about RAI after, just having to take Synthroid . I had biopsies done on 4 different sections of my...

  15. Surgery Stories
    ... anything and went hypo for 5-6 weeks. Then my put me on synthroid , too gradually (a little gradual is good, but this...
    ... experience was similar to Reece's. I was luckier with the Synthroid dosage, though; at 200mcg it seems to be working pretty...
    ... instead. With Thyrogen you do not have to go off synthroid . I was taking 150 mcg of synthroid when I had my ... ago, now I'm cancer free, feeling great on 150mcg of synthroid and I am ready to put this mess behind me! You...

  16. question onhypo and excerise
    ... i am on synthroid .75 and weight 190... i was starting to feel like...

  17. Doc split dose of Synthroid...
    ... but the jump from 100 to 150 is a bit extreme. See, Synthroid has T4, which has a long half-life in your bloodstream ... accumulate to a steady level. So taking this much Synthroid this early could result in you becoming hyper once ... me when i became hypo after RAI. He started me on Synthroid but my symptoms were still severe. I complained and ... added some T3 to tide me over until he brought my Synthroid levels up. T3 (Cytomel) is short-acting, so you get...
    ... out on so high a dose. Your body is fighting the Synthroid in the way a Volkswagen would fight being filled with ... your fatigue. Most people start on 50-75 mcgs of Synthroid . They would usually stay on that dose for 6 to 8...

  18. Tsh Update
    ... Had Constipation For Over 40 Years Of My Life. With Synthroid I Was Unemployeed For Over A Year. Constantly Went ... In My Pants And Diapers Did Not Help. All Synthroid Is Held/bound Together With Lactose. The Lactose Pills...

  19. emotional effects of synthroid??????
    ... emotional before I was placed on thryroid meds (generic synthroid ). I would cry every morning listening to the radio...
    ... I don't think the synthroid would cause you to feel that way. Being hypo will ... and I am feeling better. I started with .25mcg of synthroid and now I am at .125mcg of it. Be patient with the...
    ... We started on Synthroid at same time. And either it (Syn) gave or GREATLY ... irritated, & foggy headed syndrome, (etc), while I took Synthroid . Within 2 days of taking just 1/2 Syn & 1/2 Armour ... :p Armour) Since I had so many difficulties w/ Synthroid , I'm wondering how your T3 UPTAKE is? (afer 7 ... your body is having trouble converting T4 meds, like Synthroid , into T3's? Have you asked about being put on T3 ... med, such as Cytomel, that may help you tolerate Synthroid better? Or a t4/3 combo like Thyrolar or Armour ... than I ever did taking my 50 mcg's (baby dose) of Synthroid . There ARE other medications. Maybe you should look...

  20. could someone please look at results
    ... When my FT4 was low, my doctor had me add some synthroid (pure T4) to my armour!...
    ... agree with the other poster that perhaps you need some synthroid in addition to your armour. The extra straight T4...

  21. Question about TSH...
    ... diagnosed me and pushed me out of his office with Synthroid samples. My question is this: If all my other...
    ... you truly felt completely well before starting the synthroid , and feel poorly now, I would have an honest discussion...

  22. So tired after lunch...???
    ... I take my 100 mcg of Synthroid around 6:00 a.m. and have some coffee. I eat breakfast...

  23. Afternoon meltdown...Please help!
    ... If you have been on Synthroid or Armour for several months the dosage may be too ... My TT was in January but I wasn't able to start Synthroid (200mcg) until late February. I had the same problem...
    ... both T3 and T4; T3 is what the body actually uses( Synthroid provides T4 which is very slowly converted to T3) ... and opinions about thyroid drugs; mine wants me on Synthroid because it won't cause the rapid ups and downs that ... course. (Cytomel provides T3.) Since you've been on Synthroid much longer than I and you're still crashing you should...
    ... contains T3. He prefers that my supply of T4 (provided by Synthroid ) is built up gradually. The more I have in my body ... of T3. During the first five weeks after starting Synthroid my T4 account wasn't large enough to pay much interest...
    ... find a doctor who'll give you you Armour along with Synthroid , but there are doctors who give Cytomel with it. ... wide range of dosages. I was going to supplement my Synthroid with the smallest dose available, 5mcg. If that was ... weak and rotten I'd take it twice daily. Anyway, my Synthroid /T4 finally kicked in and now I don't think I need...

  24. Synthroid and Dizziness
    ... used to it. So even if you didn't have that with synthroid to begin with, you were switching meds when you started...

  25. The Doctor Basically Laughed at me
    ... with less T3. Some people take t4 only products like Synthroid and do fine; others do remarkably better on Armour...
    ... for a few months now, and WOW what a difference from Synthroid . I also have Endometriosis and fibriods and never ... Antibodies for Hashi's. He immediately put me on Synthroid and referred me out to a specialist. I will never...
    ... been dealing with hypothyroidism for 13 years (on Synthroid ). The last 8 weeks I have been on Armour T. (after...
    ... they make a difference. I am currently on .125mcg of synthroid and I felt it wasn't doing me any good. She told...

  26. Hey Ellie!
    ... suppress the thyroid, then add back a small amount of Synthroid - I wonder if I would have felt better then? Before...

  27. Thyroid or virus? Feel strange...
    ... way, my TSH came back high and I have been taking Synthroid . I feel out of it soemtimes, fatigued, appetite...

  28. Can someone please educate me!!!
    ... good for awhile. My endo put me on a low dose of Synthroid (.5 mcg.) in an effort to even out my symptoms. My ... were hyper. He told me I could choose to try the Synthroid or to wait it out. I waited it out for about 3 ... more weeks, but I couldn't take it. So I started the Synthroid on Mar. 1. It seems to have helped a bit. I'm still...
    ... Hi wilma, :) I'm glad that the synthroid has helped you. Thats always a good thing, especially...

  29. Trying To Find The Right Meds
    ... Have Not Been Able To Regulate My Tsh. Cannot Take Synthroid Since I Am Lactose Intolerant And That Binds It Together ... 2004 Apr 1.28 In Range-low Removed Thyroid And On Synthroid /start Synthroid/diareah 2004 Aug 0.456 Low ... /dropping On Synthroid -awful Diareah 2004 Dec 8.73 High Body Crashing...
    ... you. I don't understand the lactose intolerant and synthroid . Does it have a milk product in it? The only...
    ... There are many other brands besides Synthroid and Armour; some are even hypoallergenic. Then there...
    ... needed to avoid dyes. Do you have diarrhea w/both Synthroid & Armour, or just w/Synthroid? It's possible that...
    ... Rereading your post, it looks like you had trouble with Synthroid , the diarrhea, etc. Then you changed to Armour. Once...
    ... Had Constipation For Over 40 Years Of My Life. With Synthroid I Was Unemployeed For Over A Year. Constantly Went ... In My Pants And Diapers Did Not Help. All Synthroid Is Held/bound Together With Lactose. The Lactose Pills...

  30. Hypo questions - swelling, etc...
    ... normal I guess except my TSH, so my doc put me on .05 Synthroid . During the past week I have been lethargic and feeling ... complaining (again) to my doc, he said I could double the Synthroid to 100 mcg. I was afraid to do that so I just took ... my fingers tonight! Is this a side effect of the Synthroid or the hypothyroidism really kicking in? I've never...
    ... TSH. Right now I'm on 50mcg of Levoxyl. I tried Synthroid but it didn't agree with me. Just was retested Monday...

  31. HONESTLY...with totally normal labs can you have a thyroid prob if you have symtoms?
    ... better on, w/o all the horricic side-effects that Synthroid gave me. (I had right 1/2 of thyroid removed due to...

  32. TT in 1 1/2 wks - now have a cold
    ... treat me fine. She wanted to change from levo to synthroid same amt (75 mcg) and see me in THREE MONTHS! even...

  33. Does anyone split their Synthroid into two doses?
    ... I don't think it will help either. Synthroid is T4. T4 must first convert to T3 for the cells...
    ... Cytomel is synthetic T3, which you could add to your Synthroid . Most MDs won't prescribe that, either, because they...
    ... by switching to Armour after many years of taking Synthroid . I should also add - that it took a higher dose than...
    ... likely needs some T3 or Armour or maybe a boost in his Synthroid . He's happy leaving it the way it is - it works for ... some Cytomel or Armour first or an increase in your Synthroid . The two doses would be my last resort. Let us know...

  34. Help with lab results
    ... 8 (9 - 19) My GP says they are "low" and I need Synthroid . But all the research I did on the results seems...

  35. *think* Armour & I work TOGETHER!!!
    ... Started Synthroid 2 months ago with a multitude of side-effects. Old ... and I can ALREADY feel a difference. :) I'm on 1/2 Synthroid & 1/2 Armour and will be tapering down/UP respectively ... night I got 7 hours of sleep, all IN a ROW :D !!! ( Synthroid let me get 5 or so, but usually BRO ** KEN :) ) ...
    ... how the Armour is working out. May I ask how much Synthroid you were on before, and what your Armour target dose...
    ... norm) & TSH 2.97 on 50 mcg's (.05 - baby dose) of Synthroid . Both T's were low, but was fearful of increasing ... Synthroid due to side-effects. In 3 weeks time, I will be ... another web site to find the converstion table from Synthroid to grain. And post it here: Drug Å® Thyroid...
    ... Started Synthroid 2 months ago with a multitude of side-effects. Old ... and I can ALREADY feel a difference. :) I'm on 1/2 Synthroid & 1/2 Armour and will be tapering down/UP respectively ... night I got 7 hours of sleep, all IN a ROW :D !!! ( Synthroid let me get 5 or so, but usually BRO ** KEN :) ) ...
    ... thanks everyone :) I understand that Armour & Synthroid don't work the same. Yet, I also know how I feel. ... UPping of Thy med. I didn't want to go further with Synthroid unless I had some T3 to go w/ it. My original dr refused...

  36. Thyroid grew back???
    ... disease. I feel terrible and I have been started on Synthroid but can't tell. I had hyperthyroidism but my TSh was...
    ... posting. I wonder if I should have started on the Synthroid ? My surgeon gave it to me 1 week after surgery. My...
    ... worse than the treatment; they'll take you off the Synthroid and let you get super hypo; it took 5 weeks for me ... It isn't necessarily wrong to have started on Synthroid prior to surgery; I wish I could have done that but ... weeks after the TT that I was finally able to start Synthroid . I'm still trying to come out of the hypo hole that...

  37. Have symptoms but TSH normal???
    ... 08) but * I * don't feel like me on just 50 mcgs of Synthroid . But with my multitude of side-effects, I didn't WANT...

  38. PLEASE HELP! So confused!
    ... thryoidectomy in may 2005. i was originally put on synthroid (75 mcg) my levels were fine at my first checkup but ... have been high since. my synthroid has been decreased to 50 mcg. i had my levels checked ... ocrinologist is recommending that i stay with the 50 mcg of synthroid because my tsh levels are normal. however, my obgyn...

  39. test result help
    ... thryoidectomy in may 2005. i was originally put on synthroid (75 mcg) my levels were fine at my first checkup ... but have been high since. my synthroid has been decreased to 50 mcg. i had my levels checked ... ocrinologist is recommending that i stay with the 50 mcg of synthroid because my tsh levels are normal. however, my obgyn...

  40. What the heck has happend to me?
    ... insert. I am pretty sure that the side effects for Synthroid , Thyrolar and Armour all meniton muscle cramps. I...

  41. I don't know who to believe!
    ... likely you actually are hypothyroid. A T4 med like Synthroid (levothyroxine) is usually started at 50 mcgs and...

  42. Suddenly hypo - have questions...
    ... feels so mixed up and my head is foggy. Is 50 mcg of Synthroid enough to bring me back down to a TSH of 1? Is Synthroid...
    ... Hi Sheila, Is 50 mcg of Synthroid enough to bring me back down to a TSH of 1? Is Synthroid...

  43. Breathing YOGA helped reduce Thyroid level from 5.3 to 4.1
    ... was sponsored by the manufacturer of Thyroid drug Synthroid . According to this Doctor, a Thyroid level above 3 ... considered as a problem and the patient should go on Synthroid . I have been doing Hat Yoga since age 18, I walk ... investigate alternative solutions before going on Synthroid . For last six weeks I have been doing 6 different...

  44. question on meds
    ... i have been hypo for 20 yrs,im on 250 mcg of synthroid a day...is that alot?and im still hypo.lol.and feel...
    ... was 0.425 and t 4 is 14...is there a problem taking synthroid for so long?,and the high dose of it?.....

  45. Please I Need Advice!!
    ... inexpensive on the med-scale. I pay $15 out of pocket for Synthroid . If you have insurance, it's less. Insurance also...

  46. Midwest...I have a ???
    ... who attempt to treat thyroid should take a dose of Synthroid or some thyroid replacement just to see what it feels...

  47. HELP...Question about T3?????
    ... Unithroid, for example is the same mcg to mcg. Synthroid is also, but that's always my last choice....

  48. How long 'til I feel better?
    ... My TSH is over 6 and the doc put me on 50 mcg of Synthroid . I've been so tired and hot/cold and my face and ... How long will it take until I start to feel the Synthroid ? I am hopig for some energy, spark, a fire under...
    ... right side of thyroid removed. I'm into week 7 of Synthroid & have never really felt much better due to the side ... perscrip. meds. In all honesty, I didn't feel like Synthroid and I were a medicine "match". So I just got a perscription...

  49. Help me get back on track
    ... about my issues. I was diagnosed with Hypo.. put on Synthroid then sent out the door. NOTHING was said to me about...

  50. Symptoms of Hypothroidism?
    ... of your jaws were part of it. I've been taking Synthroid since February so I'm hoping I start to see some improvemen...

  51. Cut back on Armour when taking Cortef?
    ... took Cortef for a week before adding in Cytomel to my Synthroid . I am now starting to cut back on the Cortef & am...

  52. Graves (Hyper) to now Hypo???
    ... 2 small nodules. Endo wants me to take 50mcg of Synthroid to bring down my TSH. Is this normal to go from Hyper...

  53. Weight and Thyroid
    ... (I'm 23 years old). I was on the generic form on Synthroid , but have not been on meds since November. (I just ... I noticed that when I was on the generic form of Synthroid , I started to lose some weight without trying, but...

  54. I've had a MONSTER headache for a month
    ... find that when I take T3 now that I'm supressed (with synthroid ), it makes me a bit jittery, and if I'm in my normal ... last longer. I've dropped the T3, and stuck with the synthroid only. I think you should talk to your endo. to...

  55. would greatly appreciate input!
    ... about 3 weeks ago with Hypothyroid and started on Synthroid 50 mcg. My symptoms began in early january, and they ... diagnosed me with hypothyroid and started me on the synthroid . When I started the meds I felt a bit better after ... has experienced the same symptoms as I have with the synthroid , and if it did not work for you, then is there another...
    ... hormone) although this seems unlikely on only 50 mcg of Synthroid (not a very big dose). At the same time, some people...

  56. What should I ask my dr.?
    ... I have been on 100mg of synthroid for about 9 mo. My first set of blood tests came...

  57. Hi! I haven't been here in a while but have a ??
    ... was dx with hypoT 2 1/2 months ago. I started taking Synthroid and after a while, started feeling OK. I didn't lose...

  58. Happy about TT?
    ... 1/24. I am still in the process of fine-tuning my Synthroid dosage, but I am doing just fine surgery-wise. It...

  59. Bloated from meds...any suggestions?
    ... Hi...briefly tried Synthroid and then Amrour and got bloated. Off both meds now...
    ... Hi...briefly tried Synthroid and then Amrour and got bloated. Off both meds now...
    ... feet swell. Could it be that while you were on both Synthroid and then Armour that you were not taking enough and...

  60. Tingling in Hands - Thyroid problem or what?
    ... this afternoon & ran across yours. I take .150 mcg of synthroid - I was taking .175 mcg but the Dr changed it because...
    ... meds to .175 mcg & then he decreased me to .150 mcg synthroid . Did you feel better on 125? Maybe 100 is not enough...

  61. switching from Synthroid to T3/4 med???
    ... incrementally. It's not that you are weaning off Synthroid , but that you are making the transition from T4 to ... Myself, I would be more open to something like 25 mcg Synthroid and ¼ gr. Nature-Throid. That will give you a total ... equal to what you are taking now. Then to 12 mcg Synthroid (the 25 mcg pills cut in half) and ½ gr. Nature-Throid...
    ... thanks divermom ~ Starting Synthroid was a nightmare all in itself. I'd rather go the gradual...

  62. Any Selenium unusual experiences??
    ... mcg. selenium & find that I feel much better on my Synthroid when I take this mineral. Can really notice a diff...

  63. Has anyone tried virgin coconut oil?
    ... fall and was going NUTS :) when they first put me on Synthroid . So I bought some. You can't use very much or it does...

  64. Need input on results.........PLEASE!
    ... Does this mean I am hyper or hypyo. I ahve been on synthroid for YEARS!! Thanks for your input!!...
    ... has risen, you likely need a little increase in your Synthroid . However, the fact that your T3 is low going by most ... always had some hypo symptoms that never resolved on Synthroid ? Some T3 might well take care of that for you....

  65. Anyone using nutrimeds for thyroid
    ... comply. But he was afraid to put me on a low dose of synthroid because of maybe me going from hypo to hyper. He...

  66. Tingling in lower body (hips to feet)
    ... wake up in the middle of the night. I'm not on synthroid or any other thyroid meds, because of the upcoming...
    ... so maybe it's related to that. My endo increased my Synthroid dosage from 100mcg to 125mcg, but tingling hasn't...

  67. Why not Cytomel and Synthroid?
    ... bright as a 15 watt bulb. Most doctors believe that synthroid T4 changes into T3. Well it is suppposed to work ... likely he will say its not approved by the FDA...Well synthroid to get by with the same route..they didn't want to...
    ... I finally got the RAI on February 23 and started Synthroid 5 days later. My doctor didn't think he needed to ... see me again for 3 months (from start of Synthroid ) at which point he'll run the test or tests. If I...
    ... effect within 2 weeks. I'm currently on Cytomel + Synthroid Rxd through a naturopath. I wish the Cytomel had...
    ... Holistic Medicine, i believe] I'm newish to this Synthroid game also. After 6 weeks, I'm still having insomnia...
    ... who do well with no research, and on something like Synthroid alone. However, you are likely to fin that you will ... them, to what degree, and how they work. T4 meds ( Synthroid , Levoxyl, Unithroid) T3 meds (Cytomel) T4/T3 meds...

  68. Question for PixieK
    ... grains (the closest dosage to what I was taking of synthroid ). I also felt awful taking Armour. I was so very...
    ... tolerate ANY thryoid meds...I am off all meds now as both Synthroid and Armour made me feel worse....I have a couple of...
    ... tolerate ANY thryoid meds...I am off all meds now as both Synthroid and Armour made me feel worse....I have a couple of...

  69. Thyroid Meds on Empty Stomach?
    ... I take .112 of synthroid in the morning with my breakfast. I have tried to...
    ... How long ago did you begin taking Synthroid ? What dose did you start at and how fast did you...

  70. Lab results....Please help
    ... starting to happen to me. As for meds: When I tried Synthroid because all my doctors looked at me, saw I was fat ... get it. One day when I get some nads I will try Synthroid once again and have a handful of Xanax to follow so...
    ... good. Others look at my body and say Im hypo, take Synthroid and yet others say I have Graves' and should do RAI...
    ... My Bow tie...Don't try the synthroid again...why not try armour. Since synthroid is synthetic...
    ... gland removed eventually. I could not imagine taking Synthroid again and dealing with even more shakiness and heat ... nothing done again and told to take some Xanax and Synthroid while the doctors scratch their heads....
    ... handle meds, but needing to take them. So I started Synthroid slowly, worked up a little, changed to Armour, didn ... 't like it, and now back on Synthroid 62.5 mcg. dose. I feel not too good with it, and...

  71. Thyroid ultrasound
    ... etc. The only thing the Endo has said is to take Synthroid . I have been taking it about 6 years now. I see...
    ... makes sense to me. Wait a minute - you've been on Synthroid for 6 years? 6 years? And your endo is telling you ... your thyroid is completely removed. Just being on Synthroid won't get rid of the Hashi's. Plus.....what about ... to what your TSH was or is. And goodness, is the Synthroid helping you feel better at all? Any of your symptoms ... you read that? 25. It went away after 1 month on Synthroid however. I couldn't believe it when I realized what...

  72. I guess I thought a new Dr wound help...was I wrong!
    ... fall) My levels are just under "normal" range, but Synthroid side-effects were HORRIBLE, so I'm very leary of UPing...
    ... is the fallicy that MDs have been taught ever since Synthroid bullied its way onto the market in the late 40's when ... Synthroid was new and out to grab their piece of the thyroid...
    ... what the doctor call total replacement (100mcg of synthroid , 50 for 2 weeks, and then the 100). He didn't even...
    ... the drug was "inconsistent". Her doctor tried her on Synthroid , no problems, all symptoms went away, not even the...
    ... not. That kind of reaction is commonplace. For me, Synthroid was hell; but I would never say it was because it...

  73. Thyroid Med Questions
    ... I have tried synthroid before as well and l felt worse on it, l then tried...

  74. Sue1234, can you help?
    ... Sparkie- Last summer I tried 3 - 25mcgs. of synthroid in 3 days, and was way too hot and slightly hyper ... 8-1.8). So I went to a new doctor and we started Synthroid 25mcgs. I started slow, and got hyper results-the...
    ... talked in the last two appts.! I switched back to Synthroid 50 mcgs. today as the last couple of days on armour ... explain, kind of like not being all there? So, on the Synthroid , I feel it when it hits me, and it makes me feel like...

  75. anyone take(n) Nature/West Throid ? ? ?
    ... Armour ? ? ? How long has it been on the market? Synthroid isn't cutting it for me. I know I need a higher dose ... fall - FINALLY got on meds in early Feb - don't think Synthroid & I :) are good partners or MATCH :) )...
    ... notice a difference between the Natural hormone vs Synthroid . (no more brain fog, hair grew back, I can exercise ... PREsurgery" You may just need an increase in your Synthroid , if both your T3 and T4 are around the same place...
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