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autoimmune hypothyroidism

Hi, I really hope you can help me. I’m a 32 y/o female with autoimmune hypothyroidism and adrenal insufficiency. I acquired this through long-term use of the birth control Depo-Provera. I was diagnosed four years ago. I take Nature Throid for the hypothyroidism.
I have also developed multiple food allergies.
I have come a long way from where I was through diet and natural supplements but I was never 100% better.
I would like my life back. I was extremely active to where now I sit at home.
My symptoms consist of fatigue, dizziness, foggy thinking, forgetfulness, hair loss, and bloating no matter what I eat. I do not have thrush but I did go on a candida diet that had helped me but never fully healed me. I do best away from sugar and carbs. I can’t lose weight around my waist and thighs no matter what I do.
I do have leaky gut or some sort of intestinal permeability.
My fatigue comes and goes. Some days I can exercise, other days I can’t get out of bed.
My menstruation is highly irregular, heavy and extremely painful. This has always been a problem for me.
  smokeythebear on 2014-05-15
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Patient ID: Sex: Age: Nature of work: Habits:

Please answer the following questions in a descriptive manner after careful analysis and recollection of previous experience and happenings.

1. Describe your main suffering? State the correct location.

2. What other physical sufferings do you have in your body?

3. What mental sufferings / feelings do you have associated with your physical sufferings?

4. What exactly do you feel when you are at your worst? Describe the sensation in your own words.

5. When did it all start? Can you connect it to any past event or disease?

6. Which time of the day you are worst?

7. What are the things that aggravate your suffering and those that ameliorate the same? Example: time, temperature, pressure, rubbing, washing, eating, tight clothing etc.

8. Do you think your sufferings have relation to any external stimuli (like, change of place) or any internal biological changes in the body, like, menses (in females)?

9. When do you feel better, during hot weather or cold weather, humid or dry weather?

10. Describe your general mental set up? Are you Moody, Arrogant, Mild, Agreeable Changeable, Nervous, Suspicious, Easily offended, Quiet, Arguing, Irritating, Lazy etc.

- How do you feel before or during a thunderstorm?
- Do you like being consoled during your tough times?
- Are you sensitive to external stimuli like smell, noise, light etc?
- Do you have any typical habit or gesture like nail biting, causeless
Weeping, talking to one self etc?
- How do you feel about your friends, family, your children and especially your husband / wife?

11. What are your fears and do you dream of any situation repeatedly?

12. What do you crave in food items and what are your aversions?

13. How is your thirst: Less, Normal or Excessive?

14. How is your hunger: Less, Normal or Excessive?

15. Is there any kind of food which your body can’t stand?

16. Is your sweat normal or less or more? Where does it sweat more: Head, Trunk or Limbs?

17. How is your bowel movement and stool type?

18. How well do you sleep? Do you have a particular posture of sleeping?

19. Do you think you are able to satisfy your sexual desires in general?

20. Do you have any strange, peculiar or unusual symptom or feelings? How are you different from others?

21. What medications have been taken earlier by you to treat the diseases and do you have any particular symptom surfacing after the medication?

22. What major diseases are running in your family?

23. Describe, how do you look like? Describe your overall appearance.

(For Females)
24. If your menstrual cycles are not normal, please describe the irregularities, like pains, moods, flow type, clots etc.

25. What major diseases have you had in your life and when. Please write them in a chronological manner.
[message edited by Zady101 on Fri, 16 May 2014 00:04:44 BST]
Zady101 8 years ago
Female, 32, Paramedic, No drug, tobacco or alcohol use.

1. My main sufferings are generalized weakness and fatigue, and brain fog and forgetfulness. I have autoimmune hypothyroidism, adrenal insufficiency, and some sort of intestinal permeability.

2. Other physical sufferings are inability to lose weight and lack of energy. My hair still falls out although not as bad. I am bloated all the time no matter what I eat.

3. Mental sufferings are depression because I can’t do the things I use to.

4. I feel burnt out and tired. I just want to lie in bed. Depressed.

5. It started after I was exercising a lot. I couldn’t wake up for work and didn’t care. This is connected to long term Depo-Provera use.

6. The worst time of day varies for me since my work times are not the same. Maybe midday, sometimes it’s late in the day. Sometimes it’s when I first wake up.

7. The things that aggravate my suffering is stress, not being able to fit into my clothes and generally not being about to accomplish the tasks I use to. The things that ameliorate it are sleeping, warm weather, being outside, and anything that makes me happy.

8. My sufferings do not have any relations to menses; I do feel better in the spring and especially the summer. I feel better when my mood is better so if I am somewhere where I am happy I usually feel better.

9. I feel better in warm weather. Either humid or dry.

10. I am mild, agreeable, sometimes irritable and disinterested.
I don’t care about thunderstorms.
I like being consoled.
I am sensitive to external stimuli.
I do not have any typical habits.

I feel fine about my friends and family. I have some stress with my boyfriend.

11. My fears are never getting fully healed and not leading a normal life because of it.

12. I use to crave sugar a lot, until I eliminated carbs. I still crave eggs, dairy, and baked goods not necessarily sweetened. I really have no aversions with food. I even enjoy the foods that I’m not suppose to eat.

13. My thirst can either be excessive or less.

14. My hunger is usually excessive. I can always eat.

15. My body hates most foods; gluten, dairy, eggs, nuts, possibly seeds, sugar, carbs, and many FODMAPS like garlic, onion, broccoli, asparagus, cabbage, brussel sprouts.

16. My sweat is excessive, mostly my hands and feet.

17. My bowel movement and stool type depends on what I eat. Right now it is poor. It can vary any where from a type 1 to a type 7.

18. I do not sleep well. I can sleep either way but usually on my left side.

19. I feel I am able to satisfy my sexual desires.

20. I do not have any strange, peculiar or unusual symptoms.

21. I take Nature-Throid for my hypothyroidism. I was on prednisone and methylprednisolone but I took myself off them. I gained a lot of weight and hated how I felt. I have done better since with natural herbs. It is a long list but I can provide them.

22. The major diseases in my family are breast CA, hypothyroidism, CAD, pulmonary hypertension, hypertension, and dementia. These are only from my grandparents. My mother and father have none.

23. I am 5’7” 130 lbs. I was 115 lbs. I have lost some weight since the steroids. I have a stubborn area of fat in my thighs and stomach. The rest of me is slender.

24. My menstrual cycles are not normal. They are very irregular, very strong flow, no clots, and extremely painful. I have no mood issues.

25. I have had no major diseases in my life until now.
smokeythebear 8 years ago
Pulsatilla 200C

Dissolve 2 drops/5 pills in 8oz disposable cup filled with mineral water, stir a few times with disposable spoon and take 2 sips.

Update after 5 days.
Zady101 8 years ago
No change. Actually I'm feeling worse.
smokeythebear 8 years ago
Hope you took only once.

Please wait 4-5 days more, we will exactly know the status.
Zady101 8 years ago
Just to clarify, how many times a day and do I throw out the water and do the whole process over every time I take it?
smokeythebear 8 years ago
Zady only wanted you to take one dose. After you make it up- you throw
the rest away.

Did you take sips of this more than just two times?

After you take a dose, the homeopath has to evaluate your response,
before he can suggest when or if to take another dose - many times
people get a bit worse after a dose and then start feeling better.
simone717 8 years ago
So two sips and wait five days?
smokeythebear 8 years ago
Hi- On 5-16you were to take 2 sips.
Then update-Now you have updated.

Take nothing and wait for 5 days again-
this is bc the remedy is having a reaction
on you, so when that happens one has
to wait to see the outcome.
simone717 8 years ago

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