Some ramblings of an individual diagnosed with an Autoimmune Disease called Graves' and how it affects life in general.
I may not look sick, but I am. I am learning to deal with it and hoping to find ways to not let it consume me.
Monday, September 20, 2010
List of symptoms...
I was diagnosed in Oct. 2009. Here's my list of symptoms with an asterisk by each I still have:
*Shortness of breath *Extreme hot flashes Shortened periods/*Extreme cramps *Insomnia/*Exhaustion!!! *Joint pain/Muscle pain/Jaw Pain *Lack of concentration!!! *Short Term Memory Loss Shaky hands/mind *Lightheaded *Insatiable appetite *Weight Fluctuation *Snippy/Irritable *Dry/Heavy eyes *Depression *Swollen Throat/difficulty swallowing *Digestive inconsistencies *Hair Changes - texture, loss, curl Nails even more brittle than ever before *Increased Allergy Symptoms