I've been avoiding this board for a few weeks because I went from suffering from two forms of hypothyroidism, to becoming hyperthyroid because we went too high on my levothyroxine without knowing the last dose would be too high 'for me.' I have felt pretty alone with all these symptoms and decided maybe I should post here anyway...I was wondering if anyone else has had this happen?
I have a lot of heart problems, and they are all at potentially very dangerous levels right now. I'm terribly nervous. I'm eating all the time (and still gaining weight). My body feels very weak (probably from all the stress on my heart conditions), my muscles are shaky, and I'm generally not well at all. I can't believe how much my attitude/personality has changed. My husband says I'm terribly irritable and not my normal self. I'm afraid I'll do or say something while in this state that will harm my career or relationships.
Of course I'm on a lower level of medicine now, and higher doses of heart pills, etc. But my doc thinks it will take an additional 6 or 7 weeks from now to really be 'evened out.' I've heard of some people thinking that being 'a little hyperthyroid' would be nice and good for weight loss. The truth is that you can still gain weight because your body can tell you that you're much hungrier than you really are. And the truth is that this is miserable...I wouldn't wish it on anyone. And for someone with my health problems, it is dangerous. I can't even exercise right now.
I wish I was better NOW, but it could be a while, and I'm doing my best to just get through all this. I know I will get better, and I'm grateful for that and feel lucky about that. It's just rough right now, and I don't know anyone else who has gone through this.
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