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Hi, on monday july 13th I was diagnosed with hyperactive thyroid, I am 32 years old weighing 9 and a half stone and ever since I was roughly 23 I have been trying to put weight on but gave up everytime due to never putting weight on. I was an active person who never had any issues mobility wise. The past month I had been experiencing symptoms one after another until I had a whole bunch of symptoms, I hide a lot of myself, whether its my feelings, pain etc. I decided to go and get myself checked out and sure enough I was told I had a hyperactive thryoid.The symptoms I had were hyperactivity, I had mood swings (anxiety, irritability, nervousness), sleeping was terrble, I would toss and turn about 50 times before I finally fell asleep, muscles in my legs in the morning were terrible they took about 15 minutes before I could walk with no pain or stiffness and going up the stairs felt like I had gone up hundreds, urinating 5 times more than i normally do, diarrhea, I couldnt stand being hot, even when i was cold i was clammy and would still sweat, i lost loads of weight although i was eating almost 2 meals of each a day, breakfast, lunch and dinner with snacks in between, a loss of interest in sex, my heart rate was going over 140 bpm, I would shake 4 to 5 times a day not just my arms but my whole body, warm moist skin. Now looking at the Graves disease, I have eyes feeling dry and gritty, i am now very sensitive to light, double vision but only at a distance but noticable, I also have pressure behind my eyes but not always. I have been started on 40mg of propanolol and 20mg of carbimazole. My heart rate has slowed down, roughly 120bpm and I can only slightly feel it thumping inside rather than it shaking the bed at night or when I was sat up shaking me forwards and backwards, I seem to have lost my appitite and im not drinking as much, shakes in my body has gone. I'm just quite worried about this and what to expect of my body in the future, would just like to chat to anyone about this.
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