Everyone responds a bit differently, but usually after a few months of stability with the thyroid hormone levels, the rest of the body begins to catch up and other symptoms like brain fog, mood swings, panic, muscle fatigue all begin to fade. Normality will return, it just takes a bit of time.
I am not a Registered Medical Professional, therefore everything that I say and write is purely my own opinion that is based on my own personal experience and information that I have read, henceforth anything I say or write cannot be construed as advice in any shape or form. Every individual needs to do their own research so that they can make fully informed decisions about their own future and take full responsibility for the decisions they make.Partner is GD patient, 47 yo, I am her researcher & advocate, Diagnosed Feb 2007, 7+ years PTU treatment.
Structured supplement program put together with Naturopath and Endo kept informed.
Paleo/Primal low Allergenic Diet - Eliminate Grains (Gluten), Processed foods, Soy, Reduce Omega 6 oils, Increase Omega 3 oils.
Lifestyle & Behavioural adjustments - Stress management, Exercise, Circadian Rhythms, promote happiness.
FT3 & FT4 levels normalised Jan 2010, still no TSH showing.
TSH levels return Jan 2012. Antibodies just out of range Mar 2012, well in range Dec 2012
PTU dose reduction started Jan 2013
Last dose PTU May 2014, all levels still ok Dec 2015, 18 months in remission.