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      Nov. 25, 2014, 8:57 a.m.

      Hi swithed, When I was first diagnosed with Graves I was put on Methimazole and Propranolol and started not...

    • Hi - RAI update in UK.

      Nov. 25, 2014, 8:34 a.m.

      Hi joy123, I'm glad the RAI is showing results. I had mine in July last year. Just a thought: Could the...

    • Hello

      Nov. 21, 2014, 3:37 p.m.

      Hello - Insomnia is definitely a symptom of hyperthyroidism, and I've also heard stories from others who had...

    • Hi - RAI update in UK.

      Nov. 21, 2014, 3:25 p.m.

      joy123 I notice the T4 has raised since the last bloods - is this a good sign? I`ve been experiencing nausea...

    • Hello

      Nov. 21, 2014, 8:09 a.m.

      Hello swithed,ive had graves diagnosed for 20 years.had RAI 20 years ago.i well remember the insomnia.in the...

    • Hello

      Nov. 21, 2014, 7:43 a.m.

      Shirley is right. It is important to find a good surgeon who does a lot of thyroidectomies. Mine was great,...

    • Hello

      Nov. 20, 2014, 8:03 p.m.

      I had surgery. Cause it was the quickest. And it is. Major consideration is that you need a few weeks,...

    • Hello

      Nov. 20, 2014, 12:53 p.m.

      I had no luck with methimazole and eventually got tired of feeling bad, but it is certainly worth trying. If...

    • Update and swollen lymph nodes

      Nov. 20, 2014, 12:20 p.m.

      I had a total thyroidectomy after seven months of messing around with methimazole dosing. Best decision, easy...

    • Hi all! Been a long time! 2.5+ years!

      Nov. 19, 2014, 6:23 p.m.

      Thanks Kimberly. Saw Dr today, go back Fri for blood work. He says I have to take the methimazole twice a...

    • Hello

      Nov. 19, 2014, 6:08 p.m.

      Hi all, Another question - Some things I have read recently have me confused. Some say surgery is still a...

    • Hi all! Been a long time! 2.5+ years!

      Nov. 19, 2014, 9:17 a.m.

      Hello and welcome back! Hopefully, others will chime in on the sleep issues…I would definitely mention...

    • Hi - RAI update in UK.

      Nov. 19, 2014, 4:08 a.m.

      Thanks Kimberly Well looks like the RAI worked….my blood levels from yesterday are TSH 6.00 (0.35-...

    • Hi all! Been a long time! 2.5+ years!

      Nov. 18, 2014, 11:46 p.m.

      And I am much worse! For those that remember, last time I was here, I was getting ready for shoulder surgery...

    • Update and swollen lymph nodes

      Nov. 18, 2014, 5:17 p.m.

      Hi calbears, I'm so sorry you have to ride the roller coaster! I'm pretty sensitive to small changes in the...

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