Any tips on navigating Hashimotos and work?

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You may be able to ask for accommodations. It depends upon what your symptoms are. What kinds of struggles do you face?

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Sometimes extreme fatigue, joint issues (specifically hands). I take meds daily for thyroid. I’m on a gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar diet but have low energy.

I’m on synthroid and have been for years-the biggest mishap I face now is not being able to have coffee for an hour after taking the pill each morning 🥹

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My friend takes a morning medication and she sets her alarm 1hr before she needs to get up, takes the medicine (with water on her nightstand), then rolls over for another hour of sleep. Something to consider if you’re someone who can fall back asleep easily.

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Are you are on Synthroid? I have Hashimotos and have been on synthroid for years which manages my thyroid levels, and I have no issues that affect work. Not sure what you are experiencing that you need to navigate?

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I am on pills and most days it doesn’t impact my life.

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I mean it’s a disease but not like you are disable. Just take your medicine daily on an empty stomach and that’s it. Avoid foods that are inflammatory and you should be fine.

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It’s been difficult to navigate for me personally. I’ve had extreme fatigue and joint pain. I’ve changed the way I eat, but for me I have not had quick results. I think this effects every person so differently but was interested in how other working professionals have balanced getting healthy, work stress and the hours of demanding job.

You may qualify for FMLA.

Right there just aren’t any treatments like that for Hashimotos. It is treated with a daily pill.

I don’t have Hashimotos but do have hypothyroidism and have been on Synthroid for 10 years. I need brand name, the generic messes with my TSH level. The only time it was an issue with work was just before I got meds (I could fall asleep at a red light i was so tired) and when I was separating from my ex husband (my stress was so high that my endo kept changing my dosage because my hormone levels were all over the place).

I have to have brand name too!

It sounds like maybe your levels aren’t well controlled? If so, you should be doing labs every 6 weeks or after changes in dosage or some new prescriptions (like birth control). I struggled with symptoms and responded better with armour thyroid instead of synthroid. Synthroid is much easier to manage and less quality variance, so I’d encourage doing that first.

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