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  1. Labs back need answers. Please help.
    ... thyroid? Please advise! My Dr wants me to try 50 MCG of synthroid to see if that shrinks the mass, is this a good idea...
    ... I have my appointment on the 21st. I've taken the synthroid 2 days now. The ENT I'm sure will want to do a biopsy ... the same boat. I talked to my grandmother who is on synthroid and they started her on it for hyper, and now she...
    ... hyperthyroidism. I'm very confused. She took me off the synthroid , because she didn't think it was going to do any good...

  2. Test results, help!
    ... appointment with endo yesterday. He prescribed 50 mcg Synthroid . I know it will take some time to see any changes...

  3. Synthroid causing weight gain?
    ... Hi wiski, I doubt the synthroid is making you gain weight. Keep track of what you ... eat. Maybe you thought you could eat more with the synthroid ...not true that it makes one lose weight. You may...
    ... Synthroid will actually speed up your metabolism, so it shouldn ... weight. But who knows.....you might be sensitive to Synthroid and it might be messing up your system. Anything is...
    ... Synthroid won't speed up the metabolism if you are getting an...
    ... gland was still somewhat functional. As you take the Synthroid to lower your TSH (TSH tells the thyroid gland to ... hormones now than what you were producing before going on Synthroid . In essence, you are under-medicated and need a dose...
    ... problem. Never a problem with my weight till I got on Synthroid ! I am so glad to hear you say this....but I am sorry ... It is so frusterating. I was 119 lbs till I got on synthroid , and in one month gained 10 lbs that will not budge...
    ... I too have noticed weight gain on synthroid . It seems to make me retain water, though I don't ... thin adn weighed 118 before surgery. I stayed on the synthroid till august when I switched to 25mcg 3x's day in prep ... rise!). After the treatment I went back on .125 of synthroid and agian gained approx 8 pounds within 2 weeks. ...
    ... Synthroid is synthetic T4. In many people, synthetic T4-only...
    ... mirror for the first time in over a year of being on Synthroid only. Its hard to describe, but I had a foggy look ... a.m. , and 10 mcg in the p.m., with my 100 mcg of synthroid has changed my life, and has allowed me to get "me ... very tough road to get here. After feeling worse on Synthroid , I have tried to wein myself off of it 3 times, and ... look at pictures of myself before my doctor put me on Synthroid and just cry. I was angry that I let this doctor ... away my spark and vitality. I now am dependent on Synthroid , but atleast have finally found the missing element ... cannot say that I am BETTER than I was before I started Synthroid , but with Cytomel added, and am the same, which was ... always good enough for me. When I started Synthroid , I was just missing periods, having very infrequent...
    ... have been reading about another medication besides synthroid ?...
    ... Levothroid Levoxyl Naturethroid Synthroid T4 only Tapazole Thyrogen Thyrolar ... Levothyroxine /L-thyroxine - this is what I take instead of Synthroid Liothyronine Liotrix Methimazole ... out about it. I take Levothyroxine - generic for synthroid . A number of different Drug Manufacturers make the...

  4. anyone been on armour went back to synthyroid?
    ... so I don't wonder if you'd do better with Armour & Synthroid ?...
    ... made his mind feel very cloudy and he went back to synthroid only....
    ... A few weeks after I started Armour, I went back to Synthroid . I couldn't tolerate the Armour. Then I treated ... feel so much better on Armour (after 25+ years on Synthroid ). There is no one treatment best for everyone. ... Some people do very well on a combination of Synthroid & Cytomel too. I think the most common mistake...
    ... armour at the beginning of the 2008 after being on synthroid for 20 years. I had a terrible time trying it. ... I went straight back to synthroid and am too scared to try armour again. I am still ... the natural hormone would be better for my body than synthroid . Synthroid is MUCH BETTER (in my opinion). Sandy...
    ... I was on a combo of synthroid and armour for many years and was very happy. Then ... tolerate it in the smallest doses. I switched to synthroid only for awhile and then recently added back in a...

  5. T3 ????
    ... it more standard a doctor will just increase your Synthroid (or equivalent med) dosage? Thanks. ...
    ... it more standard a doctor will just increase your Synthroid (or equivalent med) dosage?] I think most doctors ... change the dose, most doctors do simply increase the Synthroid dose. Most docs are afraid of giving T3, as they do...
    ... of supplementing with T3 versus just upping T4 (or synthroid )? ...

  6. TSH results (why do I still feel bad?)
    ... Ok, last year I was prescribed 75 mcg of Synthroid for hypothyroidism. When I went to Asia, I could ... I will have a hard time getting my doctor to up my Synthroid again. This is so frustrating, but what other option...

  7. No change yet
    ... little over half my thyroid removed and was put on synthroid . It's been 5 weeks and I DO NOT feel any better than ... the way I feel. Do you think I will have to have my synthroid increased or is it just to soon to feel a difference...

  8. HypoT or /and something else ???
    ... thyroidism.( Free T4-0.5, T3-0.9,TSH-43.04) and started on Synthroid medication ( with 0.025mg for initial week and then...

  9. can anyone tell me what's going on?
    ... reach the 100 mcg level he wants you to be taking. Synthroid is a T4-only medication and, as your doctor mentioned...

  10. Hey Guys! Any thoughts?
    ... considered supplementing your Armour with a little Synthroid , Unithroid or some other T4 med? I wonder if adding...

  11. New here - ? about Hypo & depression - undertreatment?
    ... the impression that he almost exclusively prescribes Synthroid for his patients -- although he did not ask me to...
    ... diet and hours of exercise every day. I was put on Synthroid , went on LA Weight Loss and eventually the weight...

  12. Test results HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... worth following up on, I am hypothyroid and was put on synthroid (massive fatigue was about it for me and weight gain ... ) synthroid made me feel better and after 2 weeks I regressed...

  13. Multi-nodular goiter treatment? TSH 0.
    ... has been explained to me that they will not give me synthroid immediately because my TSH is at 0. BTW, I have had ... blood draw. They will get my readings and introduce synthroid . This is the tricky part- introducing synthroid while...
    ... kill off the entire gland and I would start taking synthroid at some point. Dr Drane believes I will be relatively ... the nodule and get my thyroid working again without synthroid , I'll be very relieved. [This message has been...
    ... long-term symptoms haven't begun yet. And I'm not on synthroid .... yet. In 3 more weeks I have my first blood test...
    ... is "Working". I now start taking 112 micrograms of synthroid for 6 wks and then will have another blood test. ... I am curious to find out how I will feel taking synthroid but my endo "thinks" I will feel "Better" than I do...
    ... your needs as well. Like many other medications, Synthroid dosages are measured in micrograms instead of milligrams ... micrograms can also be described as 0.125 milligrams. Synthroid and other T4 meds typically take 4-6 weeks to be completely...
    ... doing well. Since 10/02 I have been on 112 mcg of synthroid and doing very well. In 1/03 my bloodwork was retested ... retaken and it is necessary to increase my dosage of synthroid now to 150 mcg. A family practice doctor is monitoring ... ve been one of the lucky ones. I'm an advocate of synthroid based on my own personal experience and I'm glad my...

  14. What should I do?
    ... uninformed docs will usually put you on synthetics like Synthroid or Levoxyl. I would strongly and experientially recommend...

  15. How long before feeling better?
    ... my TSH shot up to 133 before they could start me on Synthroid again. It took about 2 months to start feeling "human ... " after my doc started me on a good dosage of Synthroid . It takes a few weeks for your body to adjust to...

  16. Let's post our stories here. I will start with mine:
    ... well, well, even though I was put on a low dose of Synthroid , my TSH went down and I began to feel energy coursing...
    ... since my tsh levels were still low, i was switched to synthroid (higher dosage.) now, i'm feeling TONS better! granted...
    ... accident nearly killed her. As for me, I've been on synthroid 5 years with no change, despite normal tsh levels...
    ... Hypo I am currently on .3(2-125's mcg and 1-50mcg of synthroid . And my new endo has requested that I take prozac ... these symptoms could have been headed off by giving me synthroid and treatinhg me like a person not a thing. Now I...
    ... fatiqued). Yet, I continue to gain weight. I've been on Synthroid for over three years and the hair loss has only worsened...
    ... had no reflexes. My primary care dr. put raised my synthroid from .125 to .2. Then he killed himself. So, I was ... doc since mine killed himself. This one dropped my Synthroid to .175. Then he dropped it again to .150. This...
    ... From that time on (15 years ago) i've been on Synthroid . My doses have had to be increased a few times. I ... tests were coming back and agreed to change me from Synthroid to Thyroid (which today was my first day on the new...
    ... with the symptoms. At age 19, I was put on 0.1mg synthroid for PMS, and various meds plus a special diet for ... normal, so thyroid disease was never suggested. The synthroid and migraine meds continued until I was about 25. ... weaned myself from all the prescriptions including the synthroid . It never seemed to help the mood swings anyway. ... Endocrinologist is very old-school and insists on synthroid only, but he is extremely well-respected by all the...
    ... Dr and my TSH was 37! So since then I have been on synthroid , but it is ever changing and the way I can tellis...
    ... the next doctor. I read that you requested to try Synthroid , and you felt better. I know we are all different...
    ... years ago I stopped all medications except for the synthroid (now levoxyl), in order to take a good long look at...
    ... to boot! Well, after a year of trial and error my Synthroid dose was at a good level for me, although I had gained...
    ... hormone are not back. I have HASHI's. Doctor put me on synthroid 88mcg to put my thyroid "asleep" since it is struggling...
    ... hypothyroidism. Was prescribed standard dose of Synthroid . A lot of time passed before I realized the treatment ... that was wrong with my life. Nowadays, I just pop my Synthroid pill each morning along with a dose of Cytomel and...
    ... living in. Every day taht I wake up and take my pill ( Synthroid .15 mg) I think, "I am one step closer to gettin better...
    ... since the thyroidectomy (symptoms and reactions to Synthroid ). I take a lot of supplements now, and they seem ... ablation was 1/16/01. After the ablation, I started Synthroid at 125 mcg/day on 1/18/01. In March 2001, my levels ... 34 (0.70-1.50) [/code] My Endo increased my Synthroid dosage to 150 mcg on March 6, 2001. In May 2001 ... level, so my Endo subsequently increased me to 175 mcg Synthroid . (Typical treatment is to slowly increase the medication ... 2.28 (0.80-1.80) [/code] My Endo reduced my Synthroid back to the 150 mcg following this blood test. In ... thyroid tissue. I was getting used to the 150 mcg Synthroid dose. (Still achy, but emotionally more stable. ... for the scan. Following the scan, I started back on Synthroid 150 mcg and Maca (June 28, 2002). Body ache returned...
    ... diagnosed me with Hypothyroidism, so he prescribed Synthroid , and also Effexor to assist with the depression I ... work... Recently, I've returned to taking my .1 mg Synthroid , my 75 mg Effexor for the depression, am researching...
    ... and stated my thyroid test was high and put me on Synthroid which I just started at 50 mg's once a day. I started...
    ... my doctor for some reason switched prescription to synthroid and my hair started falling out again. i told him ... falling out. the same thing was happening to my mom on synthroid . she asked to switch to levothroid and her hair is...
    ... Range was 0-34 was normal. He right away put me on synthroid . He told me I would be taking this the rest of my...
    ... about when I exercised. Occurred before I was put on Synthroid in '81, and continued afterwards, even when my TSH...
    ... borderline hypo with a TSH of around 6.2. I was put on Synthroid and my TSH went down to a nice low number. But for ... all that time, my fT3 was never in an optimal range. Synthroid and/or ANY synthetic alone was not doing what my body...
    ... ArtfulD) I went through the RAI in June and was put on Synthroid I am still not on the right dose but we are getting...
    ... researching soy and its thyroid connection. I was put on Synthroid by my father's elderly and out-of-it doctor; the dosage...
    ... me on replacement hormone and I have been on .025 Synthroid for two weeks now. I feel a bit better. As of a week...
    ... and told me that I had "no thyroid" and called me in synthroid 150. When I started taking the synthroid my blood ... coma. I was taken off clonidine and paxil and put on synthroid 100 and cytomel 25 and norvasc. I had a low sodium ... do have new hair growing in though. Now I am on synthroid 125 and cytomel 12.5. I only had to take the norvasc...
    ... othyrodism. That was about fours years ago. I have been on Synthroid ever since but have had to have dosage changed a number...
    ... confirm that. Now I'm very curious to see if the Synthroid has any effect on my mental state - if I'll start...
    ... TSH test was 195.48 and I was started on 50mcg of Synthroid . Six weeks later I was tested again and I was at ... 48, & my Synthroid went up to 75mcg. Tested again & came in at 32, Synthroid...
    ... supposed to be .5 to 4.0, and mine was .7! I went on synthroid for 3 months, lost 15 pounds, but didn't like the...
    ... symptoms meant but she immdiately got me started on Synthroid . I very slowly started feeling better, it took a long...
    ... 14) and he included a prescription for 100 mcg of Synthroid . That's all the info I got, which is what led me...
    ... at about 7. I have hashimoto's and have been taking synthroid ever since. The doc had me on every dose imaginable...
    ... My TSH came back over 6 and she started me on .25 Synthroid . I was checked every three months and they kept upping...
    ... that's what I did. 10 days later, he started me on synthroid WITHOUT ANY BLOOD TESTS and sent me back to my GP ... few weeks the GP would order a TSH and increase my Synthroid . By this time I was having full scale panic attacks ... before. My pulse was up to 180. We backed down the synthroid and he put me on an anti-depressant for the panic ... the anti-depressant and with closer monitoring, the synthroid would work out fine. I remember he was amazed because ... graphing my test results in Excel to correlate with the synthroid dosage and he thought that was neat. (How can they ... His doctor died and the new one switched him to Synthroid and he started complaining of not having any energy...
    ... wasnt! I am now, 12 months later on 150 thryoxine ( synthroid ) I still dont feel any better. I am getting a second...
    ... pill everything went whacko. I am on .125 of synthroid . I am still real tired. I occassionally have bursts ... headaches. My head hurts alot more now with taking the synthroid than in the past. I am also dizzy alot! I...
    ... and I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism..Iwas put on synthroid * the lowest level* and I was to take a pill a day...
    ... healthy and NEVER on meds, now not only do I take Synthroid , but I also take Toprol (a beta blocker for high blood...
    ... Zilch. So they started this little 2 week old on Synthroid and within weeks I was healing and perking up. ... on Birth Control. I am student insurance and get my synthroid and BC through UC Clinic. Well I thought all was well ... , no one told me about BC affecting Synthroid , in fact one doc said I could take the pills at the...
    ... before I found out Iwas Hypo.My doctor put me on 150mcg Synthroid and I have been on it ever since.He said it was not ... a real big deal that the Synthroid would help.I am no longer cold and my energy is not ... another medication (as most Docs want you to be on Synthroid I have heard.She said she sometimes prescribes T3...
    ... week. My first endocrinologist started me out with Synthroid only and since I was young and rather uneducated about ... what was going on, I lived with my Synthroid -only dosage (between .150 and .250 throughout the ... some of the symptoms, he took some tests, lowered my Synthroid dose to .150 and had my start taking 5 mcg of Cytomel...
    ... I was confirmed to be hypothyroid. I've been on Synthroid for seven years now (I'm 27) and the dosages have...
    ... cocktail" and stabilized with a daily dose of 188 mcg Synthroid . I was diagnosed as Type II diabetic in 1997 (take ... 0.15 (0.28-4.02) Doctor changed dosage to 150 mcg Synthroid daily. 5/14/2004 Calcium 10...
    ... My Dr. insists that I just need to keep taking my Synthroid . I see Synthroid posters and flyers all over the...
    ... says no way. Hashimoto's isn't painful. And with synthroid I shouldn't have any symptoms. I've read a lot all...
    ... I had a partial ********ctomy... and have been on Synthroid ever since. My dose has been increased and increased...
    ... The weight gain, UGH! The depressing news about Synthroid not helping me to lose the weight. That even with...
    ... tested in March this year and was at 38. I was put on synthroid starting at 50 mg and has been upped to 100 mg and...
    ... Tree Frog...How long did it take the low dosage of Synthroid to start working. Your story sounds like mine and ... my doctor started me on Synthroid 25mg last week. Wondering how long before I COULD...
    ... last child was born 16 years ago. I have been on Synthroid since then. I do have my levels checked, however ... ago, my husband and I went out of town. I take my Synthroid like clockwork every morning as soon as I get up. ... Well, I forgot my Synthroid and I figured a couple of days without it would be ... me that I probably should not have quit taking the Synthroid - but I was feeling great getting back into shape ... though I felt so much better for awhile. Would the Synthroid actually cause me to get puffy and swollen again? ... even temporarily. Is there such a thing as taking Synthroid every other day? Is there something else I could ... be taking along with the Synthroid to conteract the puffiness? You would think I would...
    ... diagnosed and given RAI when I was 25 and 49. Never took Synthroid afterward...don't remember why. Lately during routine ... said I am now hypothyroid. Wants to start me on synthroid tomorrow. I've been reading symptoms and just don...
    ... nervousness dry skin hoarsness I've been on and off synthroid every time I go on my levels shoot out the roof.....
    ... goiter. i do have problems with my weight though. im on synthroid but i dont really see the weight problem going away...
    ... things started going downhill. After taking synthroid for years and continuing to battle problems, I found...
    ... guess what, she had it. Her's was controlled with Synthroid . I have mine checked every month with the TSH and ... other. The drugstore said they had stopped producing Synthroid and I was put on Levothiroxin and have had trouble...
    ... your blood work. Sounds like you should be taking synthroid but let a doctor make that decision. Wishing you...
    ... wait to get worse before he could help me out with synthroid . Well I am getting worse and worse by the day. ...
    ... Yeast infections due to the same. I have been on Synthroid since the last surgery and the endocrinologist has...
    ... I am seeing a specialist for this and my dose of Synthroid is 125mcg/2 pills a day. It seems to be a very high...
    ... County, I used to live there. I take a high dose of synthroid 175 once a day but 125 twice a day. I'd get a second...
    ... million have this. I take rocaltrol for the calcium and synthroid for my thyroid. Also a word of advice, keep your eye...
    ... diagnosed 18 months ago with hypo by my gp who gave me synthroid .1 mg. my later test results were "fine" but i felt ... on for depression could be lessening the effects of synthroid ?...
    ... family doctor about losing my hair. She put me on Synthroid and then never mentioned it again. No regular tests ... blood tests. Well they found I needed to increase my Synthroid and never mentioned my hypothyroidism again. I had ... What tests should I make sure I get? All I know is Synthroid and the generic version does not work for me!!...
    ... concern then) and that I might no even need to take the synthroid . He was giving me a small does of the radioactive...
    ... as .5L, and my TSH came back at 189.31HP. I was on Synthroid at .50 micro's for the first week, and am now at 100...
    ... no energy, but no other symtons. They started me on synthroid I can not remeber the doseage, I went back 3 months ... I get a call they are uping my dosage to 100 mg of synthroid , I was like okay, I was on it a few weeks when all...
    ... thyroid tests showed borderline. He put me on 50mg. synthroid a couple months ago. I am due to go back and have...
    ... suspect was myxedema coma---a "doctor" cut my dose of synthroid from 175 to 100---and at my next "check-up", he drops ... telling him I was fine when I was on a higher dose synthroid . They keep me there for 6 hours---waiting for my...
    ... cold node. Not cancer, but extensive hashis. I took synthroid for a couple of years, but then stopped with no adverse...
    ... was diagnosed as Hypothyroid in 2002. I was put on Synthroid and was fine for a whole year. Then, I started getting...
    ... everything would be great. I went hypo and was put on Synthroid . After 3 years I became hyper thyroid again, even ... the nightmare of being sick. I was then put back on Synthroid and have had nothing but a horrible time adjusting...
    ... of Levothyroxine, which I think is the generic of Synthroid from what I've read. I have another blood test end...
    ... she ran a second test same results so i was put on synthroid 25mg for now and the truth is has been one moth and...
    ... many supplements (oral and intravenous), as well as synthroid , cortef, cytomel and testosterone (gel, patch, injections...
    ... removed, and went through radiation. I have been on Synthroid for almost 5 months. I take 300mg of it every day...
    ... 3 Weeks My Own Doc Ran More Labs And Changed Me To Synthroid Telling Me It Was The Same, Yahta Yahta Yahta. Well ... After 3 Days On Synthroid All My Symptoms Started Coming Back. My Next Visit...
    ... an overweight person (135). It took six weeks on synthroid at 175 mcg to where I could finally keep food down ... so much better. I'm taking levothyroxine, generic synthroid , 125 mcg. I was left with many serious side effects...
    ... know it was WAY out of line! So I was started on Synthroid at the lowest possible level. I think that was 12...
    ... the doctor started me on synthroyid. I have been on synthroid for over 2 years now and have not felt better at all...
    ... had radio active iodine treatment and has been on synthroid ever since. Though a sad truth, she has no thyroid...
    ... So, from there they started me on lowest dose of synthroid and I worked my way up. My meds were changed I don ... I was totally in the dumper. Switched me back to Synthroid . Over the years, I they have tried to put me on antidepres...
    ... about 10 years ago. Then a new doctor changed it to synthroid and lowered the dose to 200mcg. I have been feeling...

  17. Thyroid Symptom List and Other Information
    ... answer: whatever if takes. Some of those available are Synthroid , Thyrolar, Cytomel and natural meds like Armour. ... Wrong answer: Synthroid only. c. If I don't feel well when my labs are...
    ... and is also quick to be metabolized. Alternatively, Synthroid and other T4-only meds break down to T3, T2, T1, etc...
    ... betacarotene which is a more expensive process. #2. Synthroid has Acacia which is a gum bark from an Afircan tree...
    ... along with my thanks!) [list] [*]If you are taking Synthroid or any other T4-only med within 8 hours of a blood...

Eye & Vision board

  1. Monocular Ghosting and eyelid twitching
    ... dont have only one eye to see out of. I am taking synthroid 1 mcg for hypothyroid and just recently developed...

  2. I was told I have MAV
    ... give me some advise? I am on Zoloft 200 MGS a day, Synthroid 0.25 mgs a day and Zantac 150 MGs twice a day. The...

  3. Floaters and Vitamins
    ... learned by googling. Many people can't take Synthroid , which most doctors start them on at first. Most...
    ... on the full series of blood work. I've been on Synthroid for many years and although I know that many people ... synthetic. As with I believe ANY synthetic hormone, Synthroid can contribute to bones thinning so you should be...
    ... on the full series of blood work. I've been on Synthroid for many years and although I know that many people ... synthetic. As with I believe ANY synthetic hormone, Synthroid can contribute to bones thinning so you should be ... Hi, Bearygood. If you're going to take Synthroid , yes, get a bone density scan. I don't take that...
    ... reminded me! :)) Do you take a generic? I'm only on Synthroid so for me it would be the same. That said, I'd be ... jogging my memory here -- the REASON I've always been on Synthroid is because it's more regulated/controlled than any...

Birth Control board

  1. We can't win.
    ... stupid doctor at the clinic didn't tell me to raise my Synthroid when i started BC. So i went for 6 months while my...

  2. Mirena Help
    ... began to fail. I've had to take increasing doses of synthroid for the last four years. I questioned my doctor about ... thyroid is permanently fried now, and I'll have to take synthroid for the rest of my life. So far I've had no bad reactions...

  3. which is better nirena or paraguard
    ... began to fail. I've had to take increasing doses of synthroid for the last four years. I talked to my doctor ... thyroid is permanently fried now, and I'll have to take synthroid for the rest of my life. But we'll see. With the...

  4. please let me know...
    ... reason to worry? also, i take thyroid medication ( synthroid ), does that affect the yasmin?...

  5. Mirena coil
    ... began to fail. I've had to take increasing doses of synthroid for the last four years. I questioned my doctor about ... thyroid is permanently fried now, and I'll have to take synthroid for the rest of my life. So far I've had no bad reactions...

  6. Symptoms of Yaz
    ... I started birth control, Yaz. I also have been on Synthroid all my life 32 years. I have been having terrible...

  7. Problems after stopping birth control.
    ... at 7.8. I went to my family doctor and was put on Synthroid . I started experiencing joint pain, was extremely...

  8. Generic vs Brand Name BCP
    ... physicians will not let their patients take generic Synthroid (thyroid hormone) because the variations cause their...

  9. Yaz Birth Control

  10. on the pill and period is not normal - HELP
    ... I eat healthy and exercise. I just started taking synthroid for hypothyroid the beginning of this year but that...

Breastfeeding board

  1. Breastfeeding and Addison's Disease & Hashimoto
    ... information on whether taking cortef, florinef and synthroid will affect the baby?...

  2. Breast feeding twins...HELP!!!!!
    ... months i had to stop nursing all together. i am now on synthroid and working on getting my thyroid under control. ...

  3. Breastfeeding causes hypo?
    ... losing my hair and found out I was hypo. I now take Synthroid 125. ...

Infertility board

  1. 1st post on infertility board - Need advice
    ... I went to a regular endrocrinologist, he put me on Synthroid . So I don't know what to do anymore, I am so...

  2. Anyone have an underactive thyroid and have success getting pregnant?
    ... nderactive thyroid (Hypothyroidism). I have been taking my Synthroid for about 6 weeks, now, and went yesterday to have ... more blood drawn to see if the Synthroid is working. (I'm still waiting for the results of...
    ... slightly elevated (4.5). The doctor put me on 25mg of Synthroid . I got the 6 week bloodwork results back and my thyroid ... was taking my medication as directed. Now, I'm on Synthroid 50mg. I have to go back for another 6 week bloodwork...

  3. First Fertility Appointment
    ... that I have an underactive thyroid. She put me on Synthroid . Which I've been taking for almost 1 month. The next ... step for me, is to continue taking my Synthroid . She wants me to have 2-3 periods, while on the Synthroid...

  4. PCOS: Now I'm just confused.....
    ... guess meaning hypothyroidism. They wanted me to go on Synthroid . Now, 2 months later (without going on the drug)...

  5. Clomid and Prenatal Vitamens?
    ... or affecting the absorbtion. For example, I'm on synthroid , and I'm not supposed to take that with vitamins because...

  6. anyone have a thyroid problem and done ivf?
    ... is even safe to take the follistim and a drug like synthroid for the thyroid together? I won't be seeing my doctor...

  7. Metformin information?
    ... Doctor said I'm producing to much insulin). I'm also on Synthroid 25mg. I've been on both for about 2 months, now....
    ... Doctor said I'm producing to much insulin). I'm also on Synthroid 25mg. I've been on both for about 2 months, now....

  8. Anyone going through the same situation?
    ... it turns out that it is underactive. she put me on synthroid and she also put me on metformin. she said my insulin ... ynecologist/infertility dr. I've been on the metformin and synthroid for 2 1/2 weeks now. I finally got my period, for...

  9. Premature Ovarian Failure
    ... hypothyroidism in the past, and also with my dose of synthroid being too high - too much hormone replacement. Anyway ... only know this by experimentation, by lowering my synthroid dose, etc. I didn't have that problem when I was hypothyroi...

  10. Need help w/ TSH levels and IVF/FET....
    ... But, my TSH was a little off, and we kept upping my synthroid dose a bit. Little by little, I had more irregular ... didn't believe me, that such a small dose change of Synthroid would affect my cycle, but they said that since it...

  11. hashimoto's thyroiditis affecting fertility
    ... really hoping that it is the real problem. I am now on synthroid but I believe I need to be on a higher dose. Once...
    ... immediately b/c most likely they will increase your synthroid dosage. Both my endocrinologist and my RE work together...

  12. It's official - I've been labeled infertile!
    ... she too has Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. They gave her Synthroid for it. And she has to take that everyday for the ... had Thyroid Cancer about 10 yrs ago and also takes Synthroid now. They've checked my thyroid and found nothing...

  13. Get Lap & falloscopy? Also re Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (hypothyroid)
    ... and thyrogobulin antibodies. He put me on .100mg Synthroid for 2 wks and I went hyper to .01 TSH. Then he had...
    ... your thyroid to regulate after changing your dose of synthroid . When I was first diagnosed they checked my levels...
    ... be tested in 2 wks (after 5 wks on a higher dose of Synthroid again). I don't feel anywhere near normal and can ... started me on .100mg and I went hyper til he took me off Synthroid for a month (after trying ea dose for 2 wks). So...

  14. % of no reason infertility
    ... 2 in order to conceive. Right now I'm @ 3.84 with Synthroid and I still feel crappy. Many doctors also go only...

  15. Primary Ovarian Failure
    ... and it was attacked by my immune system too. I take synthroid to relieve the symtoms of a hypothyroid. My question...

  16. 2WW is over
    ... AND help you with your infertility. I've been on the synthroid for the hypothyroidism since I was a teenager and...

  17. tea and fertility
    ... it can increase thyroid activity. I've been taking Synthroid since the first month of my first pregnancy when...

  18. The pregnancy potion
    ... been taking thyroid pills since my first pregnancy ( synthroid ) and precare conceive pills and I'm not sure if it...

Pregnancy board

  1. High risk
    ... should have been no more than 35. Once I started the synthroid , my levels all went back down. My endo and OB keep...

  2. thyroid
    ... levels were only a little low, but I have to take synthroid everyday. I have been feeling much more tired lately...

  3. hyperthyroidism??
    ... s Hypothyroidism and was prescribed a drug called Synthroid which is perfectly safe to take while you are pregnant...

  4. May Mommies ~ November Thread!!
    ... my thyroid level being too low, so they put me on Synthroid to try and regulate that. It scares me what I have...

  5. Thyroid problems & 12 weeks pg...any info?
    ... levels were through the roof! so they started me on Synthroid and they have just been watching my thyroid levels...

  6. Post-pardum thyroid issues???
    ... was severely HYPOthyroid and I needed to be put on Synthroid right away. MY TSH level was 97.6 the normal range...

  7. March Mommies
    ... in the meantime, I will be taking 125 mg a day of Synthroid each day and of course Prenatal Vitamins to balance...

  8. High Risk
    ... to say. I have been on steroids daily, along with synthroid . However, I cannot get over how fatigued I am. I feel...

  9. Anyone pregnant with Hashimotos?
    ... Good luck!!!! jmcummins~ my sister in law took synthroid while pregnant and for a few months after and then ... they took her off of it. i am also on synthroid and it is completely safe during pregnancy!!!! I...

  10. TSH level low (Thyroid problem???)
    ... radiated with just one pill, and now she has to take Synthroid for probably the rest of her life, BUT........on the...

  11. April Mommies Take 2
    ... cake!!! Krissi~ How are you feeling? Is your synthroid helping you yet? Have you had your levels checked...
    ... Is it normal? Koukla, Actually I ran out of the synthroid and my OB says she doesn't think I really need to...

  12. anyone taking thyroid medicine?
    ... Hi Krissi, I am hypothyroid and I take synthroid . I was diagnosed 2 years ago with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis ... developed hypothyroid while she was pregnant and took synthroid . After she had the baby she went back to normal and...
    ... it took me awhile to get regulated. Once I started synthroid I didn't feel as tired within about a week or two...
    ... it took me awhile to get regulated. Once I started synthroid I didn't feel as tired within about a week or two...

  13. 3 Months and No Heartbeat
    ... have Graves disease (a thyroid disorder) so I take synthroid for that. The Glucophage and Synthroid are completly...

  14. Hypothyroidism
    ... being pregnant! Which it is. My doctor upped my Synthroid dosage at the beginning of pregnancy and I have felt...
    ... and my appointment will be in 2 weeks. I've been on synthroid since my first pregnancy. My previous gyn said to ... me that she would prescribe me a different dose of synthroid when I get pregnant so i was told to call her as soon ... she said that that's OK if I stay on the 75 mg of Synthroid until I see my new gyn and get a bloodwork done. ... different thing that I will need to stop taking 75 mg of Synthroid as soon as I get pregnant. So, I'm a bit confused...
    ... different thing that I will need to stop taking 75 mg of Synthroid as soon as I get pregnant. I just wanted to clairify ... that your old OBGYN would not stop your Synthroid . If anything, they *might* bump your dose up a little...
    ... my old gyn would prescribe me a different dose of Synthroid , 50 mg. During my first pregnancy I was taking 50 ... checkup and she even gave me just 20 pills of 75 mg Synthroid since I needed to have it refilled but she didn't...

  15. Pregnancy at 40
    ... thyroid problem after my previous pregnancy and on Synthroid for a low functioniong thyroid. I dont feel like...

  16. Worried: Anyone else pregnant and hypothyroid?
    ... at 8.3. I am super worried. They upped my dose of synthroid which should help bring my levels back down.... but...

Trying to Conceive (TTC) board

  1. Hypothryoid and TTC?
    ... or difficulty losing weight. As long as I take my synthroid I feel much better....

  2. Thyroid? Synthroid? Help?
    ... hypothyroidism. My thyroids are under active. I take Synthroid .50mg daily and have noticed a change it the way I...
    ... something associated with it. I am skeptical about Synthroid because I've read reports about weight gain and I...
    ... having trouble losing weight before I started the Synthroid but had no clue that my inability to lose weight had ... dieting but I have started to lose weight since starting Synthroid ....
    ... Hi Laf, I have been taking synthroid for years and it has made a huge difference in my ... thyroxin in your body causes your metabolism to be slow. Synthroid helps bring it up. When I started taking it, I noticed...
    ... Jen. No you're not being preachy at all! I'm glad Synthroid works for you. I think I am just wary of drugs in...

  3. 2ww - af due (not welcome!!!) 2nd week July
    ... in the meantime, I will be taking 125 mg a day of Synthroid each day and of course Prenatal Vitamins to balance...

  4. 2ww..yeah!!!
    ... at the level is should be at. Iam currently taking synthroid 0.050 mg. My Dr. said once I concieve my dosage would...

  5. Hypothyroidism?
    ... moisturizes it seems. Now that I'm being medicated ( synthroid ) I'm not losing as much hair and my skin seems to...

  6. TSH and TCC
    ... called to tell me I was hypothyroid and to start on Synthroid . I did START to feel a BIT better a few days later...

  7. I just found out I have severe HYPOthyroidism
    ... results and that she's called in a prescription of synthroid for me. My question is...has or does anyone else...
    ... I was just put on Synthroid myself for hypothyroid. According to my specialist...

  8. Basal Body Temperature
    ... pregnant? Also prescription for thyroid switched to synthroid from generic. I know body temps can be affected by...