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Unread 12-07-2007, 10:25 AM
Why am I freezing?

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I also posted on here and someone suggested running a gold ring on the inside of your arm and if it turns green your iron is low.
Okay, at first I thought this must be some wive's tale and didn't believe it. I was curious, however, and decided to try it. I couldn't see anything on my wrist or arm, but someone else said they thought you were supposed to try it on the cheek. Well, I had all kinds of dark lines from the gold ring when I tried it there! I subsequently tried it on my husband, daughter, and son and no lines on any of them. Strange! I'm going to try it again today to see what happens.

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Doctor's nurse told me that hysterectomy does not affect thyroid levels
That was also a concern of mine. I had thyroid surgery 11 years ago but stopped taking the medication 7 years ago. I had it checked last March and it was still normal. I was worried maybe the hysterectomy had an affect on my thyroid levels.

I am considering seeing my regular doctor for a blood test, but I'm not sure if it is too soon. Any thoughts?
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Unread 12-07-2007, 04:27 PM
Why am I freezing?

The information linking thyroid problems came from the HRT leaflet... I don't think the hysterectomy has anything to do with thyroid function.. but if you are using HRT, it could be associated with thyroid issues.
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