Thanks for the info! I do have a lot of stress. My husband works weird hours, but mostly nights, and When I get home from work he is leaving. I have 2 kids to tend to at that point, making supper, homework, baths. sometimes I feel like I'll never get caught up. THe kids and I do go for walks every night for exercise, and I'm very active. I'm not overweight by a lot, but I'd like to lose about 15 lbs to get back to where I was before kids. I just have a very hard time getting weight off. I get heartburn a lot, but mostly at night when I lay down. I have my pillow elevated but it doesn't help. It does help if I lay on my side though. I do know raw onions trigger the heartburn so I do try to avoid them. I haven't really been able to pinpoint anything else. I usually get it several hours after I eat and usually at bedtime. They checked me several years ago for acid reflux but it was negative. I get tired of going to the doctor when then can't ever find anything wrong. They do blood work and say I'm fine. As far as my thyroid, they never tell me my exact thyroid levels, just that they are normal.View Thread
I have had similar symptoms. I also have the nodules in my thyroid which they checked every year for 5 years. They said I have goiter disease. They check my thyroid levels all the time and say they come back fine. I have trouble losing weight, I have acid reflux symptoms, my hair falls out like crazy, I am always tired, Exercising is a chore because I get so out of breath. I get pains in my temples and my eyes are sensitive to light sometimes. Once in a while I feel like I'm sort of dizzy and I'm going to black out. I have numbness in both arms at night when I sleep The doctors have done every test they can think of from urine to saliva. I've seen a neurologist. they ruled out MS. they ruled out lymes disease. They said all my blood tests are normal. They said I have carpel tunnel in both hands. My one doctor tried to link my problems to my merena IUD, but my OBGYN said the levels are so low that they wouldn't cause my symptoms. My doctor said my head issues may be type A migraines. I am very frustrated just like you. I have a 7 year old and a 4 year old and I feel like I'm about 80. nothing helps. However I just watched an online video from a holistic medicine doctor about thyroid diseases and I thinking of checking one out. He said that people have symptoms of thyroid disease all the time and the doctors do blood tests to check the T3 and T4 hormones and most of the time it comes back normal. He said sometimes the issue is the hormones going from the thyroid to the actual cells in the body. The tests could come back normal but if the hormones don't get to the cells like they should you will have all the symptoms and thyroid disease. This makes sense and also can explain why the blood work comes back normal. I am going to try and look up some more info an this and maybe contact a doctor. Anything is worth a try at this point.View Thread
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