Log In Sign Up

So tell me...

Forum: Thyroid Disorders


Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to [email protected].

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Thyroid Disorders LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
December 14th, 2009, 07:22 PM
Posts: n/a
what hypo symptoms you guys have....I think mine has died on me just 2 months after RAI. My hair is falling out, I am having headaches daily (constant) and I just generally feel like total crap......oh and I've gained 5 pounds in the last month...I have been the same weight for 3 years since I had my little one. I don't gain weight...I haven't gained weight since I was pregnant and I usually just don't gain weight. My mom was picking hair off my back this weekend...she said my shirt was absolutely covered

I am calling my endo tomorrow to demand a blood test as my next appointment isn't until February...I know he's good but I just don't think my check ups should be so far apart....I think he should be monitoring me more regularly than every 2-3 months.


Last edited by mom2nate; December 15th, 2009 at 06:28 PM.
Reply With Quote
December 16th, 2009, 06:19 AM
~InHisHands~'s Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: US - Alabama
Posts: 12,675
Did they test Free T3 & Free T4, along with your TSH??? I see that you have an endo & if he's anything like mine was, he isn't testing the *free's*. If they didn't test that it very well may be that your Free T3 is off b/c I know mine was.

My endo used Synthroid to get my TSH down from like 45 to ~2 but my hair was still falling out. I had to find a new dr but I finally found someone that was willing to test my *free's* & lo & behold my Free T3 was low so we added some T3 to the mix & it all stopped! I'm now on Armour, which has both T3 & T4.

Sorry for not responding yesterday... I was crazy busy & not home for most of the day.

A&A Art ~ My TTC Blog ~ My Pics

"Never confuse acceptance with approval. Without approving
all we do, Jesus accepts all who come to Him." ~
Rick Warren

CLICK HERE to read about my mission trip to Romania! CLICK HERE to see pics!
Reply With Quote
December 16th, 2009, 01:38 PM
Posts: n/a
I just called his office to get my numbers as the nurse didn't leave the actual results on the message. He only checked my Free T4 and TSH! ***? He always does Ft3 and t4s. I don't get that at all. But my TSH is 1.914 and Ft4 is 1. The nurse said they are right where he wants them....so now I'm off to do some research on this to see if they are good or not. This is supposedly one of the best endos in the area according to like everyone including a lot of doctors. There is one on the top thyroid docs website 30 minutes away so I am considering going to her but I just hate starting over with a new doctor but I also just want to feel better and I know KNOW it's my thyroid.
Reply With Quote

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:51 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0