Underactive Thyroid

Discussion in 'Coping and Compassion' started by Luv0fDisney, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. Luv0fDisney

    Luv0fDisney DIS Veteran

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    I went to the dr's yesterday and found out that I have an underactive thyroid but only by a little, but even if it's off just by a tiny bit can that still cause depression and lack of concentration?
     
  2. StitchesGr8Fan

    StitchesGr8Fan DIS Veteran

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    Yes, my mom and I both have that. Right now my levels are in the mid-normal range. But hers is low normal and she feels extreme fatigue and is in medication.
     
  3. Ennazus8810

    Ennazus8810 Mouseketeer

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    I was diagnosed 2 months ago, and have been on synthroid since. I thought my tiredness and depression was from having 2 toddlers. Now after 2 months of meds I have more energy and my level of depression is way less. My TSH level was moderately high, nothing extreme like I have seen some others dealing with. Any change can cause a reaction in your body.
     
  4. akcire

    akcire <font color=royalblue>Mouse expert, computer chall

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    Have your vitamin d level checked. I have no thyroid so I see my endo regularly. A couple years ago she checked my vitamin d. It helped a lot. Also only go name brand on the synthroid no generic.
     

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