Hyperthyroidism - Experience

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Published: May 18

All if a sudden I lost my appetite, was tired all the time, and weak. I lost 17 lb. and my primary care physician said it was all in my mind that I couldn't, eat even though the blood test showed I had overactive thyroid. I had to wait a month before I could get an endocrinology appointment. Since I've been on medication I feel 100 percent better but I haven't gained my weight back..

Published: June 30

I was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism in 1975 because of a goiter growing in my neck. My thyroid was radiated and I have been taking Armour Thyroid ever since (except for a short time I tried Synthroid). I gained weight and my numbers got out of balance, so went back to Armour. .