Hi, I am new here. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in 2004. At the time, I had a thyroid ultrasound and that was normal. I was started on 50 mcg Levothyroxine. Flash forward to 2009, and I feel like I am losing it! I started having pronounced anxiety, panic attacks, shakiness, palpitations, brain fog and all of my thryoid labs keep coming back normal! A thyroid ultrasound was done again and this time showed a 9 mm nodule in the left lobe, and several subcentimeter nodules in the right lobe. Doc decreased my Levo from 100 mcg to 88 mcg and this did not help my symptoms. I even got to a point where I was skipping doses because I felt so wired after I would take my medicine. Then I got sick and missed 3 doses in a row, when I went to resume my med, I had a major panic attack. Doc just retested my labs and all are within normal range -- this after being off the med for almost a week!! However, when I was off the med for a week, I felt very lethargic, cold, tingling sensations, depressed, etc. TPO antibodies were retested and they are 40 (normal being less than 35). Doc suggested dropping to 75 mcg ... well, I decided to only take 1/2 a tablet, as I am still feeling horribly anxious. I also feel like I get hypoglycemic at times ... overwhelming hunger and shakiness and I feel somewhat better after I eat. I guess I am just wondering if anyone out there feels like me? I am seriously starting to lose it ... I can't even work right now because I feel so awful. Arghhhhhh!
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