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Some Strange Symptoms when I ran out levoxyl

From: redcanoe - 6 years 35 weeks ago

I know it was stupid and stubborn but I was extremely aggravated with my doctor, I ran out of levoxyl (actually the generic) anyway he would not renew prescription until I saw him, I refused to see him for reasons of my own. So the rub is I ran out. My insurance coverage was changing so I waited till it did before I got a new doctor.

So for several months I started experiencing the fatigue that I had before, but at the same time I had some other symptoms that I do not recall. I am a pretty technical person, actually pretty smart. But one of the strange symptoms was that I was able to design all kinds of things, one that I kept designing in my head was a boy scout trailer. I know strange, I have always been able do this in my head, when you see the computer 3d projections on tv, I can do that in my head, I have always been able to. But normally I have to close my eyes and concentrate. With the low thyroid from lack of meds I was doing in my head, with my eyes open , while driving, in meetings whereever. Not only that I was doing it at speeds that I have never experienced before. I know it may not seem intricate to the casual observer but a fully loaded and outfitted scout trailer is quite amazing.

The other piece is that I could not stop thinking up Poems, it was really quite amazing. Now that I am back on the meds, I can still design and poems come to mind, but they take effort and the process is achingly slow.

so basically wtf, I guess the thyroid has more implications than I had thought.

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Oh God yes! When you think about the function of your thyroid it controls almost every ascept of your body. Just try to get a Heart specialist to work with an endo man and then try to get both of them to work with a nurogolgist. No Can Do!, but they are all related or have related issues with each of these specialized fields.
Chemical in the brain are amazing. Get back on your meds!

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Hi there,
it sounds very interesting.
You stopped taking levothyroxine and your creativity went up...and now when you started to take levoth_n again it slowed down. How long have you been on this drug? Was it just TSH they wanted to drop?

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