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Re: Overmedicated hypothyroidism...symptoms? MB

Posted by bookgurl99 on June 1, 2003, at 17:35:24

In reply to Overmedicated hypothyroidism...symptoms?, posted by MB on May 30, 2003, at 16:04:08

MB, have you ever had a test done for Hashimoto's antibodies? That would let you know if you have intrinsic hypothyroidism, separate of any medications you're on.

Also, I would not link your friend's thyroid cancer to the fact that she takes T4. Thyroid hormone is almost exactly the same as the kind that you take in your body; it doesn't _contribute_ to cancer. She probably always had a tendency towards thyroid cancer, which doctors tried to prevent by suppressing her thyroid with T4.

However, I recently got off of an SSRI, and my thyroid did become too fast suddenly. I was sweating easily, and also had a pain in my neck. My dr. tested my TSH and just had me go off for a few days, then lower my dose.




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