Recurring symptoms

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Hi, I am new to this site but would be interested to see if anyone else experiences similar symptoms to mine! 

I was diagnosed 15 months ago and was put on Cabrimazole for a year. I have now been off the medication for 3 months and am seeing the endocrinologist tomorrow.

My blood results say I am now within the "normal range" but my journey here has been one that the endo says can't happer!! Every 2 weeks I have episodes lasting 4 days of having ALL the symptoms as they first presented-aches, fidgeting, shaking hands, sweats, nightmares and inability to sleep for more than  4 hours despite desperate tiredness, pounding heart, etc etc. The rest of the 2 weeks I feel well!!

It is so debilitating and depressing and rather annoying not to be believed from someone who sees patients with hyperthyroidism daily. 

Any responses gratefully received!! 

 

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    From what I read some endos will treat the patient not numbers but this is rare. A nutrionist, herbalist, functional medic will treat the patient. From my reading I started with all three with in weeks 
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    I also started with a psychologist who is looking at the stress. I am doing mindful meditation every day. I know it's early days but within a month of treatments and of course carbimazol. I felt the best I felt in literally years. I am trying to be optimistic and positive. If it doesn't work at least I tried. I have also started to adjust my meds slightly if I am experiencing symptoms of hyper and hypo. I read temp daily and check plus. I beleive we are the experts of ourselves and if fully informed we should take responsibility for ourselves. I am not suggesting you start self medicating but listen to yourself, trust your body get informed and get all the help you can. 

    I wish I had done this last year. I don't think I would have this disease if I had. 

    Good luck

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    Thanks Linda and Ann for your support and encouragement    I will do more reading on the fillings although the dentist and I did already talk about it briefly. I am the main bread winner, self employed ands mum of young children so I am viewing my health as a necessary out going. It is costing a lot but I hope wirth it. I doubt I will every wish we had had a holiday instead. The weather is being very kind thankfully. 

     I am typing on my phone and it is accidently sending it deleting so sorry for irratic posts. 

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