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Member Advice on Hypothyroidism

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“My body is under active”

published 18/09/2010

ProNone

ContraLots

Six months ago I was eventually diagnosed with a Hypothyroidism (in layman's terms Under Active Thyroid and through the rest of this piece I will use UAT ). I say eventually because I have had many of the symptoms for as long as I can remember but my GP's failed to put two and two together or...

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“Thyroid do nicely...”

published 18/03/2003

ProEasy to live with once diagnosed...

ContraThey take lots of blood tests...

So little ol’ Kirsty1 is lying in A & E awaiting diagnosis from the “Big Cheese”. She’s been prodded by a houseman, and poked by a Junior doctor, not to mention having been prodded AND poked by the GP why had sent her to A & E in the first bally place. They have all said “It’s Appendicitis” with...

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“PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER”

published 03/09/2001

ProNone

ContraLots

Hands up if you know where your thyroid gland is? Ok you’re right it’s in your neck shaped like the letter ‘H’ it sits in your neck, working its little boots off keeping you fit and well. So now put your hands up if you actually know what the function of the thyroid gland...

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Promay lose weight

Contranot very pleasant symptoms

Before my thyroid problem had been diagnosed, I had been feeling unwell for quite a few weeks, not exactly ill but not 100% either. I was very hot all the time day and night and this was late autumn going into early winter and I was still wearing t-shirts! I didn’t seem to need too much in the...

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ProIt's not the worst illness for your child to get

ContraIts lifelong

I am writing this on the offchance it may assist others. My daughter has neonatal hypothyroidism...sounds scary doesn't it? well it did the first time we heard it. Anna was just 2 weeks old when we were first sent to Alder Hey. All babies have a hell prick blood test within the first week of life...

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“Under active thyroid”

published 10/06/2002

ProNone

ContraToo many to mention

Last November all I wanted to do was sleep. It was all I could do to stay awake on my days off caring for my son and once my husband came home I had to go to bed. One weekend I slept for 18 hours each day - my family did not know what was wrong with me. My hair was falling out in clumps and my...

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“Overactive Thyroid Gland”

published 08/11/2002

Pronone

Contraloss of weight, bulgy eyes nervous energy need I g...

It was 1987. My son was about 6 months old, and I felt strange. The feelings I had crept up on me really. At first I put it down to having 2 young children and a marriage that was going badly wrong. But after months of these feelings I knew I had to go to the doctors to find out what was wrong. I...

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“I've been over and under”

published 21/06/2002

Profree prescriptions

Contraplenty

Having read two opinions on the Underactive Thyroid i though i would chuck my lot in. firstly let me dispell the myth that it's a womans problem, it isn't sorry ladies but you have to share. I know it's not a funny subject but for those of us who have it you hav to laugh or you'd cry. Anyway back...

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“Hypothyroidism”

published 01/02/2006

Prosometimes you look fat and cant do the things you ...

Contraon tablets for the rest of your life

I will start by telling you a bit about hypothyroidism the symptoms and how it is treated I have been taking thyroxin for 11 years now and my levels are never right so I though this would be good review for me to do Some people do not know where the thyroid is located so I have include a diagram...

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ProAll medications free for life

Contraeverything

Hypothyroidism happens when your thyroid gland stops producing sufficient Thyroxine. It is a progressive disease so you can have it for years and not know it. Some of the symptoms are: Fatigue Feeling weak Weight gain or increased difficulty losing weight Coarse, dry hair Dry, rough pale skin...

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