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if its not a thyroid problem then what is it?i thought i had a thyroid problem but the results are ok. but i have all of the symptoms of a thyriod disease. i am tired all the time and could fall asleep anywhere and anytime, i am weak, my hands are cold and sweating, sometimes i feel all warm even when its cold and somethimes vice versa. i get enough sleep but still i am so sooo tired like as if i havent slept several days. i have depression. ive already been on 3 antidepressants but they didnt help. my skin is dry i cant even smile cuz my lips hurt and itch and so does my skin... its thats not a thyroid problem then what could it be
Narcolepsy, dehydration, anemia.
the depression meds. you have been taking may not be the right ones for you. You may need to do the trial and error thing, which could take several months. Ask your doctor to give you something else. Dry lips make me think of dehydration, are you drinking enough water. It may also be a side effect of the meds you are taking. are you eating right? A lack of vitamins may also contribute to your weakness, tiredness etc. What about anemia, have you been tested for that?
IT PROBABLY IS!!! Doctors seem not to want to find/treat thyroid disease. You may have to go to more than one doctor before you get the right tests, interpretation, and treatment. You need testing for thyroid ANTIBODIES as well as TSH. TSH ‘norm’ should be .3 – 3 (w/ most feeling best at < 2) but would not matter if ANTIBODIES are present. Indicative of Hashimoto’s Autoimmune Thyroiditis…main cause of HypOthyroid & is worse. Ck these: http://thyroid.about.com/bio/Mary-Shomon-350.htm http://www.stopthethyroidmadness.com/ http://www.thyrophoenix.com/index.html http://thyroid.about.com/cs/newsinfo/l/blguidelines.htm God bless
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