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Issue 5: Lack of testing for Free T3 and Reverse T3 levels

This blog post tells my story and outlines the six challenges I’ve faced.

At almost every turning point in my experience with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, I have had to do my own research and take initiative to ask my doctors for tests that should have been done years earlier. 1,767 more words

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Issue 4: Lack of regular (or any!) thyroid ultrasound testing

This blog post tells my story and outlines the six challenges I’ve faced.

At almost every turning point in my experience with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, I have had to do my own research and take initiative to ask my doctors for tests that should have been done years earlier. 707 more words

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Issue 3: Ignorance of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis autoimmunity

This series of blog posts tell my story and outlines the six challenges I’ve faced with the current medical treatment of hypothyroidism.

At almost every turning point in my experience with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, I have had to do my own research and take initiative to ask my doctors for tests that should have been done years earlier. 411 more words

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Misdiagnosis of thyroid-related depression

This series of blog posts tell my story and outlines the six challenges I’ve faced with the current medical treatment of hypothyroidism.

At almost every turning point in my experience with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, I have had to do my own research and take initiative to ask my doctors for tests that should have been done years earlier. 440 more words

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Issue 1. Delayed diagnosis of hypothyroidism

This series of blog posts tell my story and outlines the six challenges I’ve faced with the current medical treatment of hypothyroidism.

At almost every turning point in my experience with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, I have had to do my own research and take initiative to ask my doctors for tests that should have been done years earlier. 1,011 more words

Thyroid

Anesthesia Sucks

Truly. I did not react well to anesthesia AT ALL in my recovery. To be honest, I remember a few moments from the recovery room: 461 more words

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hyperthyroidism and anxiety! 

I have always suffered with panic attacks for as long as I can remember. I used to cry on the way to lower school from anxiety although I didn’t know what it was back then! 645 more words