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Hyperthyroid 6 mths postpartum????

So, my doc thought I had PPD since I've been edgy and emotional since April, but the meds didn't help the insomnia and I kept having hot flashes, so I requested a blood test for my thyroid. Turns out I'm hyper and I'm still waiting on an appt with the specialist.
Two weeks ago I had the first normal period since DD was born in December. The day after my period ended, I stopped having all the symptoms- no hot flashes, no anxiety, slept great even with middle of the night feedings. I thought it had healed itself and was so thankful. Now the hot flashes, agitation and insomnia are back as of 4 days ago. Even 10mg of Ambien doesn't help. Has anyone else experienced this?? Did it go away??? Please let me know your experiences and any advice you may have. Thanks!!!!

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MommyOfCarina

Asked by MommyOfCarina at 3:34 PM on Jun. 9, 2009 in Health

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  • what are your antibodies level mine were borderline meaning probable? Do you have a family history of this?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:37 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • They did not tell me- just that I am most likely hyperthyroid and need to keep an eye on my heart rate until the endo can see me. There is no family history. Were your symptoms similar? I was crying all the time but thankfully that hasn't come back.
    MommyOfCarina

    Answer by MommyOfCarina at 3:47 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

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