Hello! New member here. My wife was diagnosed with Graves last year. Prescribed w/ metamazole and metoprolol. was fine for 6 mos, endo stopped the medications.But it came back. She had RAI last 8/31/12. Her anxiety worsen, fidgety, nervousness and stiffness. She's taking xanax before sleep. Her 2 weeks post RAI lab was done 9/14/12.
TSH 0.016 (0.450-4.500)
FT4 2.30 (0.82- 1.77)
FT4 is still quite high. We'll a follow up on 10/8. We've seen a Psychotherapist 2xs. I'm not sure if its helping her. Its easy to suggest activities for them to do to keep them busy and divert their worries, but we cant really grasp how their mental/mind works. I told her to empower herself with her condition, learn everything, it's your body. But she doesn't have the initiative. I'm constantly assuring her that everything will be alright. We just need to wait and watch. I've been calling off work just to be with her, specially in the morning when her anxiety is the worst.
This morning she said she feels space out, cant focus, worries about kids grades in school, what to cook for dinner,etc.
I know she needs my patience and support at this time. Sorry! for the rant! I know you guys/gal somehow have the same experience.