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I know it's early days but I can't help feeling that thys thyroid journey is not going to be as pasinful as it first seemed.
I have Graves, they think, they keep changing their mnds. But I was pressured in to thinking about RAI - I told them politely to sod off. Then they wanted a full block and replace starting at 40 mg Carbimazole, which I intially took - not realising that that was a B & R dose. Well Carbimazole seems to me my thyroid's kryptonite & it decimated the numbers: A FT4 over over 100 to 26 in 30 days (with me halving the dose half way through that time period). I had a moment and refused to take it for a while and my hyperthyroidism came back with a vengance, my endo and I avoided an impasse and I promised him I would take 15 mg daily for 4 weeks, which I did - the results are right in the normal zone. He has reduced my dose to 10 today and I'll see him in 8 weeks...I predict going slightly under but I feel so in control of this thing that I'm not worried, I know I can drive the lab results by adjusting the dose and I'm feeling fantastic.
This is just a pep talk for those out there who are feeling pressured by their doctors to do something they don't want or need more time to think about, trust your own body and your own sysmptoms - because they are so varied in different people and only you know what is normal for you.
Good luck peeps
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