Do I have Hashimotos Disease?

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What signs or symptoms may make you suspect you may have Hashimotos Disease. People who have experience in Hashimotos Disease offer advice of what things may make you suspicious and which doctor you should go to to receive treatment

Most people with Hashimoto's have similar symptoms but the official diagnosis either comes from lab testing coming back with a positive antibody testing or a Thyroid ultrasound showing the inflammation from the body attacking. Some people never have positive antibody testing for some unknown reason.

Posted Oct 1, 2017 by Carolina_Tia 2050

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I have been having a variety of health problems since I was 17. It started out with back pain. Then at the end of 2008, when I was 18, I was in a car accident and my back pain got worse. On top of that, I started to have pain in my hips, shoulders an...
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Although I wasn't diagnosed until 2014, my symptoms indicate I've had Thyroid autoimmune disease for more than 20 years. I'm struggling to find a good MD in Chicagoland who specializes in thyroid autoimmune treatment with a holistic approach.  D...
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In the early'90s I was experiencing psychological issues like depression and anxiety. Around 2002 I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. In 2010 I was tested and diagnosed with Hashimoto's, which may have been the disease that bought on my bipolar di...
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I am a 65-year-old-woman who has been sick for a very, very long time. I was struglling with severe bacterial skin infections, extreme exhaustion and fatique and lack of energy. My Hasimotos' Throiditus was triggered by mold in the workplace. After t...
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Actually my mother was informed that I had a slight thyroid problem in 1972.  Between 1982 and 2000 I would tell my doctors of my symptoms and it was ignored.  In 2000 I found a doctor who listened.  He didn't know what he was actually...

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my doctor only orders TSH and my last lab was .098 ( range 0.04 - 4). i am still having sx such as low energy, weight gain, moody. i take Synthroid 75 mcg and Cytomel 10 twice a day. not sure if not converting and pooling are the hey same thing but h...

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