I had problems with the generic, the synthroid and even tried the armour. I was telling my doctors for a couple yeaars that it hurt my stomach.. Of course they ignored me, told me it was impossible. It finally got to a point where I was taking 40 mg of prilosec to try and get any amount of thyroid medication down since my levels kept comimng up so low. Then I actually would throw them up as soon aas I swallowed it. luckily at that time I got a new endocry. who listened. looked at my med history, noticed some kidney n gallstones. This tipped him off to a problem with calcium which your parathyroid regulates. Supposed to be the size of a piece of rice, mine was a colassal olive. surgery removed it. My bones stopped burning along with my stomach, and for tthe first time all that extra weight came right off n I was back to my normal size. Not without the permant damage they caused to my stomach by not beleiving me. If u could see inside, it would look like nothing but a bunch of scar tissue. keep at it!View Thread
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