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« on: February 21, 2014, 04:43:31 PM »
so, i have lost about 15 pounds in 2 years. my hair is falling out, and thin. my skin is thin too. i sometimes have diarrhea and am irregular sometimes. i also have this little tremor like thing in my fingers, sometimes i can hear my heartbeat in my head, i don't sleep well and i have bad anxiety and irritability.
today, i read the symptoms of a HYPER thyroid....all of those were on the list. 

has anyone ever had HYPER thyroid, not HYPO?   i will have my blood work checked when i see my dr this summer, but it makes me wonder if that is maybe what i have...

my sisters all have hypothyroid, not hyper...
anyway, just wondered....not worried, but thought maybe it could explain my weightloss
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Re: hyperthyroid
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2014, 07:34:09 PM »
i believe it runs in families genes. my father has hypothyroid. you should probably visit a doctor just to be sure. the good thing alot of medications exist to my knowledge
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2014, 12:01:55 AM »
Yes see your doctor. I know people both hypo and hyper. There are meds for it.
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Re: hyperthyroid
« Reply #3 on: February 22, 2014, 12:07:21 AM »
You could probably just go to your local hospital and get it blood tested. It's just a walk in 2 minute blood draw. I had a prescription written for mine, that way the insurance will cover it.... but you might be able to set it up with your insurance card there. I didn't even have to pay a co-pay, but that might be because I got a script through my psychiatrist.

I'd get it checked out, I had results back the next morning.
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