Patient Comments: Thyroid Disease - Diagnosis

How was your thyroid disease diagnosed?

Comment from: potsy, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: May 02

I was diagnosed with a thyroid tumor at 15 years when I found a lump in my neck. I had my thyroid removed but not parathyroid. I was on the same dose of Synthroid for years. Six years ago I began having migraines with visual disturbance (colored lights), brain fog (to the point of difficulty with conversation and finding words), fatigue, muscle weakness and an array of symptoms off and on. I have always been healthy, athletic, upbeat and a multitasker. My thyroid medication has been changed multiple times with difficulty maintaining vitamin D. Currently I am taking 150 mcg Synthroid and 2000 mg vitamin D daily. My ophthalmologist showed concern with a big change in my sight but my eyes are healthy. I was referred to a neurologist 2 years ago with an MRI that was normal. My endocrinologist says I am within normal range. I am ready to try alternative medication/natural armor thyroid anything to get healthy and productive again.

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