Hashimoto’s Disease – Autoimmune Hypothyroidism
I am a female. In my 40's, I was a fit and active person who rarely had a cold or the flu. Then slowly things started to change. Not immediately, not instantaneously but slowly and insidiously.
I am a 51 year old male. I was diagnosed as having Graves' disease when I was 39 years old following a gradual deterioration in my health in the previous few years.
LIFE WITHOUT A THYROID - Male diagnosed in his late 40's. As I was shown into the doctor’s office to obtain my test results I felt relatively confident that this would be a brief appointment, a mere formality like each previous step along the way.
Nodules and Surgery
I am a female. After a routine health check I was diagnosed with thyroid nodules. The following is my thyroid journey.
Postpartum Thyroiditis - Hashimoto's disease
I had my daughter in June 2002 when I was 38 and three months later I found myself visiting the doctor with carpal tunnel, pins and needles in my legs and heavy periods. By chance I had found a good doctor as she took one look at my neck and said it was too large. I had my thyroid levels tested and it was discovered that my antibody levels were through the roof.