I was recently told that I have overactive thyroids. Looking back I can see where this probably started over a year ago - weight loss, nauseous feeling, neck and head pains (not headaches exactly) and feeling generally crappy. I put the total fatigue and the hot and cold sensitivity down to MS.

My endocrinologist told me that my levels are 500 (normal is 160 ) but that he has to determine if it is graves disease or not in order to know how to treat me. I was scheduled to have testing done today, but received a phone call yesterday that this test requires a pre-cert, so it has been postponed until that is approved.

I have visited Dr. Google, but the terms used are beyond me. All that I can understand is possible surgery and meds for the rest of my life . OR just meds for the rest of my life. And oh, BTW these meds aren't friendly to the rest of my body.

I feel that I don't know enough about what is going on with this, and about the possible outcomes of any suggested treatments. If anyone else has this problem and is willing to talk about it I would appreciate it.

Thanks in advance.