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I've had Graves disease and thyroid eye disease for 2 years now. My Graves' disease is still not under control I started on 30 mg of carbimazole which went down to 15mg then up to 25mg then down to 20mg now I'm on 10mg because I've gone under active. I started with thyroid eye disease which gave me a protruding left eye, double vision sore eyes etc then it seemed to go so I paid for laser eye surgery because I hated wearing glasses. Now the double vision sore eyes etc is back so I have had to start wearing glasses again. I have severe hair loss anxiety, depression so bad that I feel suicidal, weight loss,weight gain. I am at rock bottom I feel like no one understands how I feel I used to be so outgoing, happy and really hardworking ( I had 3 different jobs at once) I now have no energy can't cope with even working part time don't want to socialise, I look at least 10 years older and feel so ugly, I've had to cut my hair really short because of the hair loss and my eyes are so so swollen and bags underneath I look totally different to before and I'm crying all the time. I feel that my personality has totally changed and it's scaring me to think I might stay like this. Does it ever get better? I've asked my doctor if I could change my endo but he said he's the best in my area but I don't feel like I've progressed in the 2 years since I was diagnosed.
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