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Also meant to ask what is your daily dosage of Armour Thyroid?
Please post the ranges for the T3 and T4 results. Test results and ranges vary from one lab to another, so it is important to always compare results to ranges shown on the lab report. The second thing is that the ranges are far too broad, due to erroneous way they are established. So the existing ranges are not functional for many hypo patients.
What are the ranges on your FT3 and FT4? Are you on thyroid meds? The "Thy Per" and TGLOBAB are negative indicating that you do not have an autoimmune thyroid disease.
hi juliva, so sorry you are hurting, My doctor told me to take ibuprofen for these kinds of pains, mine weren't / aren't as extreme as yours sound so I haven't bothered and just put up with it but it might just be worth trying that simple solution before going for something more complicated - if you haven't already. Ibuprofen is good for inflamation, according to my doc... good luck, wishing you well!
How about posting your thyroid test results and their reference ranges shown on the lab report so that members can assess the adequacy of your testing and treatment. Patients that are hypothyroid often have low levels of Vitamin D, B12, iron/ferritin, and a few others. Have you been tested for these? I know from what I have read and what I hear from other members that pins and needles feelings can be associated with being hypo and also being low in B12.
I do have high blood pressure when I get anxious and my resting heart rate was 72 they prescribed me the lowest dosage beta blocker (ziac) to treat it and the blood pressure now ranges from 115 and heart rate resting is 54-60. The most terrible feeling is that if this can happen to athletic people who are in shape then it will happen to me and is a forgone conclusion and I just feel through the cracks on all the tests. No idea what to do Thanks for your time and knowledge.
I'm hypo from hashi's diagnosed 3 years ago.. I'm a T4 only patient and have had my labs "in range" most of the time for the 3 years.. "currently i'm severely hypo due to a decision my doc made in error but on my way back now" I have experienced no conversion issues, when my TSH goes up my Free's go down and vise versa and they do so almost in perfect harmony.
If the only thing your doctor is testing, is TSH - run, don't walk, to find another doctor. You need to have your Free T3 and Free T4 tested, along with thyroid antibodies to confirm/rule out Hashimoto's. High cholesterol and body/muscle aches/pains are major symptoms of being hypo. It took a while to do it, but my cholesterol normalized, once my thyroid levels got right, for me....
2/2/2009 Dosage: 112mcg TSH 2.32 FT3 n/a FT4 0.9 Date: 3/4/2009 Dosage: 112mcg TSH 1.76 FT3 n/a FT4 0.8 Date: 4/15/2009 Dosage 112mcg TSH 2.47 FT3 n/a FT4 0.7 Date: 6/16.2009 Dosage 112mcg TSH 0.71 FT3n/a FT4 0.7 Date 7/23/2009 Dosage 112mcg TSH 0.81 FT3 2.5 FT4 1 Date 8/28/2009 Dosage 100mcg TSH 0.09 FT3 3.4 FT4 1.2 Date 9/23/2009 Dosage none TSH 102 FT3 1.9 FT4 0.1 Date: 12/1/2009 Dosage 88mcg TSH 25.3 FT3 2.6 FT4 0.
At that point, she could then have increased the dosage, to 137 mcg, if need be, but still should not have added the T3, at that point. Once the T4 dosage was adjusted as well as could be, she could then have added a small dosage of T3 (typically, 5 mcg is a starting dose), increasing as needed and testing 5-6 weeks after each change/addition. With all the changes being made at once, you have so many variables, it will be hard to figure out what steps to take if/when you hyper.
Be sure to include reference ranges with any lab results as ranges vary lab to lab and have to come from your own report. Do you know if you have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis? Hashimoto's is an autoimmune disease in which the body sees the thyroid as foreign and produces antibodies to destroy it. You should get antibody testing, if you haven't already had them. The tests you need are Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies (TPOab) and Thyroglobulin Antibodies (TGab).
My wife just started betaseron...her third shot is tonight. Betaseron is actually a sub-cultaneous shot, like Rebif. She is using titration, or easing her way onto the shots...starting with a .25 dose and over a month(about) increasing the dosage until it is full. The "Beta Nurse" suggested that the flu-like side effects generally happen to all at first but basically disappear in the bulk of people rather quickly.
The only thing that ever helps is ibuprofen, then the ache will go away for a few hours. And yes, of course I am happy that it is not cancerous. That good! But I am now trying to get an explanation for my symptoms. It can't be normal to have nodules and cyst, or a heterogeneous thyroid gland right?
I had to struggle to get him to try a low 25mg dosage 5 weeks ago, although he did agree and at that time stated he would dose up but no lower than a TSH of 1.5. Today, when calling to get the first increase dosage, he said he never agreed to that and that there was no science to back up what I want to do and that there is no reason for me to be on meds at all.
Please provide the reference ranges for the T3 and T4. Ranges vary lab to lab and have to come from your own report. Also, please specify whether those are Free T3 and Free T4 or if they are Total T3 and Total T4. If it doesn't say "Free or FT", then they are Totals.
Different benzos have different dosing schedules. Taper your Valium dosage down after each day. The goal is to get through day 4, after which the worst WD symptoms will subside. You shouldn't need the Valium after day 4 or 5. During detox, hit the hot bath or Jacuzzi as often as you need to for muscle aches. Don't underestimate the effectiveness of hot soaks. Spend the entire time, if necessary, in a hot bath. This simple method will alleviate what is for many the worst opiate WD symptom.
I did 3 epidurals on my neck but no real help. 800 mgs of ibuprofen takes the edge barely off but not much. Teamed the Ultram up with Tylenol and I didn't notice a huge difference either. I have tried Celebrex (nothing), Flexeril (knocks me out), Soma (works ok, but off and on), Zanaflex (horrible reaction, seeing black, similar to low blood pressure). Methocarbamol (sp?) worked out, not so much help with the muscle, but did help a little with sleep. My Ultram ranges from 2 to 6 tabs a day.
orders regular blood tests to be sure dosage is right. My latest test indicated slight hypothyroid so she raised the dosage, but prescribed levothyroxine (generic for synthroid). I came on here to see what everyone has to say about it. From reading all the posts I am going to request the prescription be written for synthroid. I do NOT want any generic. It's so important to keep throid in balance and worth any extra cost. LEG PAIN...
Can you take Ibuprofen while on Atenenol?? Package says to ask dr. 4. This fast rate arrythmia happens while im in bed - I roll over and it triggers something and then it takes off..any idea why that happens that way? No dizziness no real symptoms except heart rate. 5. If i decide to eventually go on beta blocker daily do you eventually build up resistence? Im nervous to be on meds everyday at this age. Do they make u gain weight? Thank you so much for you help.
When the lab report is available, please get a copy and post test results and their reference ranges and members will be glad to help interpret and advise further.
After two doses I had noticeable relief from the pain (could cut back on the large amounts of ibuprofen) but no other improvements noted. After six weeks of this therapy my labs showed low normal FT3, a drop in FT4 to the bottom of the range and an increase in TSH (still normal though). I visited my doctor and told him that my energy levels were at an all time low.
I did 3 epidurals on my neck but no real help. 800 mgs of ibuprofen takes the edge barely off but not much. Teamed the Ultram up with Tylenol and I didn't notice a huge difference either. I have tried Celebrex (nothing), Flexeril (knocks me out), Soma (works ok, but off and on), Zanaflex (horrible reaction, seeing black, similar to low blood pressure). Methocarbamol (sp?) worked out, not so much help with the muscle, but did help a little with sleep. My Ultram ranges from 2 to 6 tabs a day.
It sounds like you are super-sensitive to thyroid meds as many of us are. Are you currently taking meds? If so, which and what is your dosage. Also, what are your current FT3, FT4 and TSH levels (and their reference ranges). What dose were you on the first two months when you say you felt good? Sorry to answer a question with many more of my own...
Tapazole is a prescription medication, so I'm not sure what you got from the internet, or how you decided what dosage to take, so the first thing I have to say is that it's never a good idea to try to self medicate, because other things could be the cause of your symptoms. That said, without blood work, we can't see where your levels actually are. You said your T3 and T4 were returning as normal; were those Free T3 and Free T4? Did you have TSH, along with them?
I have been hypo for Almost 2 years now. My Current Dosage of Synthroid (levothyroxin) is 125 TSH 1.2 .. I finally !! FINALLY feel "normal" No longer feel Suicidal, Depressed "Bi-Polar" as they WANTED to diagnose me. My TSH was at 110 before I sought out help. My heart would POUND at night, trouble breathing, Migraines where I had not had a headache for over 15 years. Allergies change every 7 years. Things you are NOT allergic to now you could be in your next cycle.
Im on day 6 now of erfa. I think going from 2.75 NT to 1.25 erfa has its effects. I guess the dosage change is taking effect. Could hardly think today.
You should target getting your FT3 level into the upper quarter of the range and see if that is enough to relieve symptoms. Since your FT3 and FT4 are relatively in the same part of their ranges, indicating adequate conversion of T4 to T3, you might be successful at increasing your FT3 and FT4 levels with T4 meds. Beyond that you need to do what I suggested above.
I say to my husband that if he wants to know how I am feeling, just look out of the window! I have tried to lower my dosage of Vit D3 from 10k to 5k but my symptoms get much worse immediately so I think 10k is right for me at the moment.
It's not a good idea to take generic levothyroxine because your pharmacist could switch brands and the dosage could be off. It's wise to always stick with the same brand for consistency reasons.
I have an allergy to Aspirin/Ibuprofen products, and when taking these products I experience swelling of the throat and lips and severe itching accompanied with swelling. Now, on to why I'm making this post! 5 weeks ago, on Sunday March 15, I was feeling pretty horrible and had a headache, but it didn't feel much like a migraine. I laid down to take a nap at about 4PM, and when I wake up, it's well after 10PM and I'm in bed with my boyfriend extremely worried.
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