For Mary re Thyroid issues

Hi Mary I have read your posts about thyroid issues with interest as im sure i fit 'the bill' but all my tests have been negative. I remember reading (at least i think i do brain fog !! ) a post you wrote that said which tests we did need but i cant find it. Is it possible to tell me again or point me in the direction of finding out thanks. Keep up the good work you and the other admin do a great job.

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  • Hi,

    My thyroid doctor is an integrative doctor and tests:

    TSH

    Total T3

    Free T3

    Free T4

    Reverse T3

    and there are 2 Hashimotos anti body tests they do initially. I am not sure of the exact names but you could find it on google.

    Thanks.

  • Thank you for posting this. I recently had thyroid tests with GP which were all normal but I have loads of the symptoms.,I will try to get more help!

  • Thanks for your replies I will take your advice

  • Hi, yes you are right the TSH is pretty useless, please join Thyroid UK, you can have same user name as on here and get them to help you, but otherwise, if you click on my profile you will see previous posts in particular a newspaper article I loaded up on here about that very issue. Also their charity web pages hold very excellent information, they are the forum of choice for NHS now, and they usually come to our Patient's Day, and this year us to their's due to the overlap of the diseases: thyroiduk.org.uk/tuk/diagno...

    MaryF

  • Thanks Mary I will take your advice and join. You are as always very helpful

  • Hi, yes you are right the TSH is pretty useless, please join Thyroid UK, you can have same user name as on here and get them to help you, but otherwise, if you click on my profile you will see previous posts in particular a newspaper article I loaded up on here about that very issue. Also their charity web pages hold very excellent information, they are the forum of choice for NHS now, and they usually come to our Patient's Day, and this year us to their's due to the overlap of the diseases: thyroiduk.org.uk/tuk/diagno...

    MaryF

  • Hi, yes you are right the TSH is pretty useless, please join Thyroid UK, you can have same user name as on here and get them to help you, but otherwise, if you click on my profile you will see previous posts in particular a newspaper article I loaded up on here about that very issue. Also their charity web pages hold very excellent information, they are the forum of choice for NHS now, and they usually come to our Patient's Day, and this year us to their's due to the overlap of the diseases: thyroiduk.org.uk/tuk/diagno...

    MaryF

  • Hi, yes you are right the TSH is pretty useless, please join Thyroid UK, you can have same user name as on here and get them to help you, but otherwise, if you click on my profile you will see previous posts in particular a newspaper article I loaded up on here about that very issue. Also their charity web pages hold very excellent information, they are the forum of choice for NHS now, and they usually come to our Patient's Day, and this year us to their's due to the overlap of the diseases: thyroiduk.org.uk/tuk/diagno...

    MaryF

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