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    HIPO or Hiper????
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    lgoicoc posted:
    More precisely:
    I´m a woman, 56. I´m not with overweight right now,
    my "Thyroid Cascading reflex" exam I have:
    0.01 L Reference Range 0.40 -4.50 mIU/L
    T4/FREE Refrence Range 0.8-1.8 ng/dL

    Looks like it´s consistent with primary hyperthyroidism.
    I have other symptons: I feel tired, heavy, less flexible, overnight miccion urgency, head ache, back pain, joint pains, and more...
    I´m a little worry about the medicatyions for this kind of problems...
    Please, advice!
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    DOGDANCING_TCOS responded:
    Don't be afraid to take the hyperthyroid medication.

    You really should treat it. Untreated it can cause some serious problems.


    I used propylthiouracil also known as PTU to treat mine and have heard that there are less side effects then the other choice.

    start the medication and get to feeling better!
     
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    lgoicoc replied to DOGDANCING_TCOS's response:
    Dear Dogdancing,
    Then, looks like is hiper...
    Thank you for your advice....
     
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    DOGDANCING_TCOS replied to lgoicoc's response:
    The lower the TSH number is the MORE hyper you are.

    Its kind of backwards.


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