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Thyroid Disorders board

  1. 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 )? ...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

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

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

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

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  9. Ovulating Temp
    ... have never gone higher than 98.1. I was just put on synthroid though too for a high TSh (hypothyroid), so this could...

  10. Need some info fairly fast please
    ... since last miscarriage and am wondering since I'm on synthroid and have my thyroid levels checked regularly, will...
    ... since last miscarriage and am wondering since I'm on synthroid and have my thyroid levels checked regularly, will ... blood work regularly and that your doc adjusts your Synthroid accordingly, you should be absolutely fine on that...

  11. ttc and thyroid disorders
    ... disorders who conceived easily, naturally. I'm on Synthroid , bloodwork came up normal. Thank you...
    ... pregnant twice after my first child was born. I was on Synthroid . I had a tubal pregnancy and a miscarriage....

  12. TTC and thyroid problems
    ... with only 15mcg Levoxyl and now I am at 100mcg of Synthroid . It just keeps going up. I wanted to wait awhile...
    ... have much trouble getting pregnant.i was on 125 of synthroid when i got pregnant with my last baby. good luck....
    ... removed about 2 and a half years ago. Now I am on synthroid every day to give me the thyroid hormone since it...
    ... found that I had thyroid disorders and she put me on Synthroid 50mg right away. We conceived easily from the first ... pregn ancy. After the baby was born I was still on Synthroid , but the dose was changed, Synthroid 75mg. So it...
    ... find out I have an underactive thyroid they put me on synthroid and I still could not ovulate. They then put me on...

Health Insurance - SSDI Issues board

  1. Applications denied for minor conditions
    ... Zoloft for depression 50 mg. day, Hyperthyroidism-take Synthroid .05 mcg a day. That's it. I'm 42, not obese, don...