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I was diagnosed with hashimotos when i was six years old. I had a large goiter and my tsh was very high. I have never been able to gain weight, but it makes no sense to me! Shouldn't I have trouble losing weight? I am 20 years old now 5foot 10inches 129 pounds and still haven't gotten my thyroid under control. I was on .125mg of Levothyroxine for awhile but couldn't handle it because it made my heart race and was giving me problems. I got bloodwork done and my TSH was 12. I was then prescribed .88mg which I took for a while but it didn't help. It reduced the size of my goiter a little bit but that was it. I was still tired all the time, lethargic, forgetfull, and cold. I got my bloodwork done again after taking the .88 for a few months and my new TSH was 11.3. My doctor upped my medication to .100mg which I have been on now for about two weeks but im almost feeling worse than I did on the .88 levo. I'm so tired all the time, I can't fall asleep at night, I'm having intestinal issues, I feel anxious, I have had less of an appetite (which is NOT helping my weight situation), and one of the most annoying problems is that I am constantly cold! (like in bed with a heated blanket, a comforter, and a personal heater but i just cant seem to get warm!) Im going to make an appointment with my doctor, but like this is ridiculous! I need a regulated thyroid!!!
Anyone else know of people that are hypo and can't gain weight??
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