Prednisolone free for two weeks!
After almost three years of daily medication, first for GCA then PMR there is a great feeling of freedom....
Constipation & Drugs
I’m on 400mg Hydroxychloroquine daily, Methotrexate 25mg injection weekly & Amgevita 40mg injection fortnightly, 5mg Folic acid daily, Coleca...
Bisphosphonates for wedge fractures
Background: on prednisone since August 2018 and some difficulty initially getting symptom control and tapering. Have previously received help...
Picked up prescription
Went to the pharmacy earlier today and collected my supplements and I've got 15 X Colecalciferol 20,000 units dosage of 2 a week for 7 weeks ...
Thyroid and Vitamins
150.00 ) What I don't understand I have vit d on prescription for the past 5yrs of colecalciferol iu 800 taken daily, but my levels are going...
The asthma nurse at Asthma UK suggested I have my Vitamin D levels checked as low levels can make your asthma worse....
Help with Blue Horizon results please
I was diagnosed hypo about 12 years ago after suffering chronic fatigue and other debilitating effects for so long that I'd had to give up wo...
Hello can anyone give information on taking v d I take one 1500mg which says calcium carbonate equivalent to 600 mg colecalciferol equivalent...
What do I need to ask my GP for full blood test
I have an appointment with my GP tomorrow and will be asking for a further full blood test to be carried out. However, please note I am not o...
Cost and Cut Backs
It's been awhile. After being diagnoised with plantar fasciitis, they have found fluid on my ankle around the tendons....
Supplement advice please
FERRITIN 22 ( 30 - 400 NG/L ) FOLATE 3.8 ( 4.6 - 18.7 NG/L ) VITAMIN B12 217 ( 190 - 900 PG/L ) VITAMIN D 34.4 ( 25 - 50 NMOL/L VITAMIN D DEF...
Vit B12 and Vit D
Just an update, giving my latest results, taken before I started Dr Lowe’s NDT and then after three months on Dr Lowe’s NDT. I think I am a b...
Very concerned about thyroid lab results
I was diagnosed with hypo around 15 years ago as I was feeling extremely tired and weak. GP did test my thyroid as asked and I was borderline...
Hi posted last week about vit d blood result showing deficiency. As from advice from this site about checking calcium went to my gp Am now ha...
Do I need to supplement ?
GP has prescribed Vit D Colecalciferol 3,200 IU to take daily for 4 months....
given a loading dose of colecalciferol and 25 mcg levothyroxine
Hi again, i had my thyroid and vit d levels tested serum free t4 level 9.7pmol/l ( range 10-18.7 ) serum tsh level 5.7miu/l ( range 0.3-5.0 )...
Medichecks results in today. Advice please?
Medichecks comments: " Your thyroid stimulating hormone is low whilst you have normal levels of thyroxine and T3. Given the normal levels of ...
Hypothyroid + Vitamin D/ amount to Take when Deficient
so how, being on NDT do I increase T4 without also increasing T3 is one question please?...
PCOS and my first Dietician visit
I am good about what I eat and drink each week but as nothing seems to be working….. I do not do well with uncertainty, so these first sessio...
A little anxious
Been feeling unwell for a while but to busy helping others and work commitments to distract myself with a few pains. Slowly it got worse so w...
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