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Re: [IP] thyroid



these are certainly signs of hypothyroidism.  Be persistent about testing for this it took over a year before they ran test for test for antibodies for me to dx Hashimoto disease.

--- Ruth Schneider <email @ redacted> wrote:
> ABSOLUTELY...to all of your questions!
>
> more signs/symptoms:
>
> sweat glands not functioning
> hair falling out and not growing on legs/underarms
> puffy face / eyes
> itchy, dry flaky skin
> if female...whacko periods!!
> sore muscles...like arthritis
> sleeping late in the am when you may have not slept
> in before
>
> all of these signs will occur over a long period of
> time. it took me a year
> to finally get dx'd.....only AFTER ending up in
> hospital with bacterial
> pneumonia. THEN, they discovered my hypothyroidism
> through the routine
> blood workup!
>
> ruth
> mo! m to geneva, age 11, whose thyroid also stopped
> functioning.
>
> > Speaking of thyroid..............Is it common for
> diabetics to have
> thyroid
> > troubles also? I have gained 16 # since 9-1-99
> and really feel like I am
> > eating no differently than ever. I am always
> tired and take naps for 2
> hrs
> > in the aft. Are these signs of low thyroid? I
> know you are not
> physicians
> > but can we talk about thyroid problems with dm?
>
>
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