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Hashimoto's hypothyroidism & aching limbs?

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TheFirstOfHerName Thu 13-Nov-14 21:19:10

I've had autoimmune hypothyroidism for twenty years. I take levothyroxine and have found a dose that suits me. It is on the cusp of over-replacement, but if I take any less then I feel so exhausted I cannot function.

When I try to relax in the evenings, I often get mild pain in my thigh and upper arm muscles. It's not debilitating, just annoying. Is this something I just have to put up with, or can anyone recommend a solution?


Haggisfish Thu 13-Nov-14 21:20:56

Lots of oeople recommend magnesium oil ( if you google you can find magnesium oil bath stuff), potassium (bananas) and making sure your vitamin d and b12 levels are high (blood test).

RubySparks Thu 13-Nov-14 21:54:18

Haggis has it covered! Only thing I would add is consider eating gluten free - I have coeliqc disease and hashimoto's and not sure if one triggered the other?

TheFirstOfHerName Fri 14-Nov-14 15:34:27

Thank you both, I will look into all of these.

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