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When i was pregnant i had problem with theroids and i felt

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When i was pregnant i had problem with theroids and i felt like my heart slowing and going fast again. I got the pill and was better . But now seems the problem is back . But i have done test for theroids and all seems fine . On top of this my eyelids are shaking itself. Im not sure if this is related to my life situation , stress , ankiety or there is something wrong with me ?
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

Thanks for using Just Answer

You said you got the pill.

Can you explain more about this, what was the pill for?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I got the pill for theroids when i was pregnant almost 2 years ago . But i stopped when i gave a birth . I thought is the theroids but i have checked with a doctor . And they seems all fine . I have also done ECG . And the doctor said its fine as well .
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
But about 2-3 months is back again . And im not sure what is it . As i can feel my heart everyday . Slowing down and going faster .
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

Usually thyroid medication is long term and not stopped

I'll recommend checking the thyroid again as if you had the problem previously, its likely its the same problem again

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I have checked a month ago . And seems all good
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
As doctor said . Before pregnancy my theroids were treated well . And i didnt have a any problem for 4 years . It apears in pregnancy and was gone after
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

Do you think you have anxiety.

Without actual copies of the blood result, I cannot exclude thyroid based on what your Dr said.

Your GP can try you on propranolol for anxiety to see if that helps

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I spoke to a doctor about anxiety and explain what is my life situation about my stress . But they just sugest buying iron tables and do ECG which i did . And nothing else
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

ok, iron tabs and ECG wont help with anxiety

I'll advise you should suggest trial of propranolol to the GP and see if this helps

Alongside this, might be worth considering anxiety management such as CBT

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
What is CBT?
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cognitive-behavioural-therapy-cbt/how-it-works/

Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

I've sent you a link

its therapy that helps with anxiety and stress

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I just starting psychoterapy for co-dependent ? I think this is the right word .
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
As my partner has addiction to drugs and he has been abusive. And i wasnt sure if this is coming from stress that i have
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you so much about the link . I will contact Gp for this for sure
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

This might be the reason you're having these episodes

Propranolol helps with physical symptoms of anxiety while the psychotherapy would help with the mental aspect

Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-it-s-like-to-take-propranolol-for-anxiety/

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you thats really helpfull
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

No worries