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Anxiety and recent panic attack problems

Sooooo….. recently I’ve been having really odd sleep patterns (alseep 2 hours early, up awake 4-6 hours earlier than I used to) and daily panic attacks for what I feel is practically no reason. After my recent bloodwork I may know, in part, why. I have autoimmune hypothyroidism that resulted in a total thyroidectomy in 2016, so my levels are based mostly on my weight, which I’ve been losing steadily. My TSH(thyroid stimulating hormone) was 0.0379! Normal minimum is 0.5, so at that level I was lucky panic attacks and slightly elevated blood pressure was all I had! Holy crow, was I scared! At least I can start telling myself it’ll get better- I hope! Ugh and phew! #PanicAttack #AutoimmuneThyroidDisease #Hypothyroid #hyperthyroid

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My Experience #CPTSD #anxiet y #Depression #Asthma #GravesDisease #graves eye disease #hyperthyroid #Childhood abuse survivor

I was raised by a narcissistic mother who was physically, mentally, and emotionally abusive. She would draw me in with the love that I craved and then cut me into pieces. She made me feel as though I could not live without her. This went on most of my life and I cannot for the life of me understand why I let it carry on as I did. The hardest part to me was when I told my aunts and uncles, her sisters and brothers, how she was and what she did to me, no one did a thing. It was the 60’s and 70’s but geeze!

i am now 60 years old and have been estranged from her for several years. I have a wonderful God, husband, family and friends which make my life full. Obviously my life is much better however I still deal daily with the maladies caused by the fallout. It is a fight not to blame and carry anger and hate however The Lord has shown me a better way that doesn’t eat me up with negative emotions though they obviously still come through at times and life isn’t perfect.

it is good to find a place where I can let my hair down with people who understand exactly what it is like. It’s wonderful to not feel alone but be understood.


Anyone experience hugely fluctuating tsh numbers with thyroid issues? #thyroid #hyperthyroid #Hypothyroid

About a month ago a doctor on a whim ran my thyroid tsh numbers again (despite several normal tests over the past year) and lo and behold, my tsh was super low, practically zero. Which would indicate hyperthyroidism. But now, a month later my docs are running the numbers again to double check (I have not started any treatment) and this time my tsh is sky high (like over four times the normal range) and my t3 and t4 are low, indicating hypothyroidism. Has anyone ever had something like this happen where your thyroid numbers fluctuated so extremely?