GP won't accept private test results. Why?
I received my results from Medichecks today with notes saying my TSH is high and FT4 is low which suggests my levo dose needs increasing. I t...
hypo or hyper?
I've been on NDT for about 6 years and had underactive thyroid for many before that but chose not to take thyroxine until my symptoms got too...
New Programme to assess T4/T3 combination therapy
Looks like progress is being made: Combination Therapy for Hypothyroidism Context/background The issue of whether or not to consider combinat...
T3 not available anymore from my gp or endo
My gp said to now start 150 daily of levothyroxine now there isn't any liothyronine. I'm worried as I have been on 200mg levothyroxine in the...
Hi I’m new in here I’ve been feeling unwell dizziness headaches joint pain insomniac I’ve been taking Levothyroxine but been changed brand to...
BTA members say An over-reliance on TSH as a sole marker of wellbeing reduced opportunities for clinicians to address patient symptoms.
Aim To explore the attitudes and perceptions of patients to thyroid hormone replacement therapy. Design & setting An in-depth qualitative int...
Thyroid blood test results, advice please.
28 March 2019 ( 75mcg Levothyroxine ) * TSH 8.73 mIU/L ( 0.27 – 4.2 ) * Free T4 10.6 pmol/L ( 12.0 – 22.0 ) Free T3 3.3 pmol/L ( 3.1 – 6.8 )...
Surprised Dr Anthony Tuft in Pulse article says TSH should not be suppressed when taking T3/T4 combo?
I got hold of the 2010 interview with Dr Tuft in Pulse Magazine as recommended on here and was surprised to see in his answer to question 6 t...
Atorvastatin and anxiety update
Hi, I posted three months ago about having symptoms of anxiety and depression ( excessive sweating, loss of appetite, diarrhoea, weight loss,...
So fed up with patronising doctors
I have TPO antibodies and LOADS of hypo symptoms ( and have for years even when well ) but I’m not overweight and my blood tests aren’t low e...
Will I ever improve?
Long story short, I had a goitre and overactive thyroid when I was 20. Fast forward to 2 years ago, I moved to the UK, bloods were tested and...
I have been taking Liothyronine made by Mercury Pharma for many years along with Levothyroxine and my symptoms have stabilised. Has anybody e...
Hypothyroid and fertility-side effects from Levothyroxine
During investigations with a fertility clinic I was surprised to be told I was hypothyroid as I have no other symptoms but a TSH 5.0. For fer...
Please help 😬😬
I posted in here a few weeks ago and I have had the private blood tests done . I am underactive and on 150mg levothyroxine....
HELP FOR DAUGHTER STILL NEEDED PLEASE !!
The GP also did a full blood count, thyroid again ( pointless as just TSH & FT4 ) and said they would refer her to an Endo ’ as they didn’t k...
Do I tell my Endo I’m self medicating with NDT?
I was so tired of taking levothyroxine only that I’m self medicating with ndt. I’m furious that my previous Endo took my T3 away from me 5 ye...
Levothyroxine side effects
The problem: I'm 8 days OFF any Levo and I'm still stiff and tired == the side effects are still here....
My recent package of Levothyroxine says on it "this patient may be eligible for targeted MUR"
I am a bit concerned. I am now self-medicating even though I have only increased my dose from 58.3 mcg, which was the dose last prescribed by...
Ultra Thyroid Complex Dietary Supplement - views please!
Hello everybody. I have hypothroidisnm treated with 75mg Levothyroxine pd....
How to mix levothyroxine with NDT
I was previously on 100mcg of levothyroxine before the NDT route a few months ago and felt decent on the Actavis brand with some slight linge...
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