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To Whom It May Concern,
*I'm a 23 year old male*
So about 2 years ago I was diagnosed with a hypoactive thyroid. I started at 50mcg which didn't effect my levels too much due to the fact that my first blood test read at 73 TSH level. Then I moved to 75mcg, still not where my levels were supposed to be reading at 30 TSH level. Then to 88mcg getting it down to 8 TSH level. Now lastly, starting in June 2017 I was put on 100mcg which finally stabilized my level. At first, I didn't feel any symptoms whatsoever. I was living my normal life & everything was fine. Then suddenly, 2 months later I had this episodic feeling as if I were going to faint & just felt absolutely awful. Since that one episodic feeling I haven't been the same. I wake up everyday feeling tired regardless of how much sleep I get, I'm having constant headaches followed by pressure & dizziness in my head, I'm experience severe reflux & digestion issues, I have an awful straining/pressure feeling behind my eyes leaving them bloodshot & leaving me feeling uncomfortable, I feel as if my body is trembling uncontrollably inside, etc. I have done absolutely every test possible. Cat scans show nothing wrong in my brain, endoscopies & colonoscopies show nothing abnormal in my GI tracts or stomach, I've worn heart monitors for weeks & my heart is fine, I've done sleep studies & absolutely nothing is wrong, & my thyroid levels have been stable at 1-2 TSH level. My general practitioner tells me that my levels are okay so he doesn't believe that it's thyroid but thats the only consistent medicine I've been on. I went from being a college athlete with a healthy life to not being able to work somedays because the pain from these headaches & episodic feelings have derailed my life. Have truly been the worst 7 months of my life. Does anyone think that the final answer to all of this is the synthroid that I've been taking? Whether it's too much or the levothroxyn all together? Please respond with any information or opinion at all. Thank you for your time.
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