have hashimotos. i had 7 nodules on one side of my thyroid. all the biopsies were inconclusive so they operated and removed half. nurses and doctors assured me that i was going to feel soooo much better! i thought wow, i didn't know i was so sick. sure tired, some pain here and there, high anxiety but nothing major. started me on levoxyl after surgery. right away i felt like crap. pain all over my body. all my joints. my eyes got all weird. some days i could hardly see. some days i could. sometimes night driving was hard. instead of 2 head lights i would see 4 or 6. my head felt like a fog all the time. confused and memory loss. i kept thinking well, my levels are off. got my test back. perfect range. well. give it some time. it's been 9 months now. levels perfect. my legs hurt so bad. a strange pain that i've never felt before. like deep inside from knee to ankle. twitches in my leg muscles sometimes. big ones. charlie horses. sore spots. on spine and wrists. like sore to the touch. shoulders hurt all the time. mood swings that i never had before. from anger to crying. not all the time, just out of the blue. my pain is a few months on and then a few months off. i went through a tragic death and alot of fall out. no pain through that so i know it's not stress related. so tired sometimes i feel like i can't make it. i work full time and then some but don't how much longer i can make it. i have seen some things linking hashimotos to fibromyalgia but my doctor scoffs. i don't take any perscriptions for pain. hell i'm afraid to ask! does anybody else know what i'm talking about? feeling pretty alone over here.but hangin in there.View Thread
no i sure don't. i don't even take birth control pills. i take ibuprofen and aleeve, but not everyday. i have klonopin for anxiety but i get 30 and they last me about 4 months because i really hate them:) they make me more tired. thats it. i've just been so shocked that my health took a downward spiral after my surgery and starting my levoxyl. i watched a mystery diagnosis show where the girl was said to be fine once she was diagnosed with hashimotos EXCEPT for some leg pain she was still struggling with. i know that pain! the legs are the most troublesome but i have pain other places. not the same kind of pain as my legs. i drink on occasion, wine. never more than two. and i do smoke. working on that though since it's the one thing that may be making it worse that i can control.View Thread
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