Hello im new here and have hypo thyroid

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Hello im new here I have had over active thyroid had radiation treatment and when super low im thought I was having a nervous breakdown can any one relate to this ,?

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    Hi Jean,  I had graves disease and they took out my thyroid because I also had a parathyroid adenoma, so needed to have that out, so it was all done in one op.

    When your thyroid hormone levels are very low you feel absolutely awful and it can affect you all over, so it is quite possible to feel you are having a nervous breakdown.  

    Getting your hormone replacement levels right can be a long, drawn out process, but when they are right you will feel very much better.

    Usually when mine are either high or low, I am weepy and bad tempered and exhausted...but when they are right I feel great and am calm.

    Good luck,


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      Thanks anne in week two of new meds have up and down days but yes among it all when you get a your normal self day you know your on the way im learing to hang on and look forward and all the time the bad days pass to remind yourself of this . It is nice to know others can relate ,,, hope all is good anne smile
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    Hi Jean,

    I had Graves & had to have my thyroid removed due to cancer.

    After time on carbimazole & then having to go onto Levothyroxine I found it very hard to adjust. Esp as I am on high dose because of the cancer. So still have some hyper symptoms! It took a good year but I did adjust eventually.

    You will adjust too, just give it time.


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