Twitching muscles and muscle loss

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I had a nodule on my thyroid and had my thyroid removed 3 years ago. After about six months after surgery I started working out again. I realized that my muscle started twitching and they wouldn't develope like they used to. I have so many labs done and t4 and t3 are all normal. Potassium and magnesium all come back normal. Now I know that it has something to do with thyroid removal but I don't know where to go from here.

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    Hi I know this doesn't give you a answe . But I had a thyroid scan it showed compression on the thyroid gland do you know If it means I have nodules or goitre 

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    Hi Tim, hypothyroid disease effects the entire immune system and the hormonal system. Unfortunately, meds are not the same as your own thyroxin, leaving these systems a bit out of sorts. 

    You might try supplementing with essential amino acids and some CoQ10 to help alleviate the twitching and low response to exercise. Both of these supplements will support your body’s enzymatic reactions so that you’re metabolism and tissue building get can have a chance to recover. CoQ10 will also diminish muscle cramps while exercising. 

    Thyroid id surgery is extremely traumatic to the body and your system will require extra support now that you no longer have a thyroid gland. Also consider a regular regimine of multivitamins (containing coblimated Bs) and a broad spectrum multimineral.

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    I was having some muscle loss and muscle spasms too and my doctor ended up checking my Vitamin D levels.  It;s worth a shot..  I feel 100% better now.
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