I have under active thyroid that has been pretty badly medicated for 10 years. I get private bloods done and GP always disagrees - runs his own - and tells me my TSH is not as high on the NHS test so keeps me at the same Levo dose. This goes on and I tweak....last test was TSH of 29, NHS test showed 10. So I increased my Levo and then I got a better TSH and for once in range! But same tests showed ALP and GGT of about 10 more than they should be and a high Ferritin also - also high Cholesterol of 7. Now GP tells me that Cholesterol will be out of range due to Thuroid fluctuations (without admitting HE has been under medicating me) But is discounting the ALP and GGT as they are only slightly raised ...he has just told me to cut down fats, excercise more and reduce stress. I haven't drink alcohol in a year now and don't smoke.... GP thinks ferritin higher as I had been taking iron meds and probably have arthritis in hips - so he is doing nothing more apart from further routine thyroid tests.... I did have a previous liver panel which showed all of the LFTs were high but they are all low and normal now -apart from GGT and ALP and because GP thinks this 'trend ' is good he has decided the first full liver test was taken when I had a bad bacterial throat infection and on antibiotics so feels this was one off..... he also says ferritin can take a long time to revert to normal levels in a post menopausal woman with a history of vitamin C and iron overdosing .... when I mentioned PBC because of the link to thyroid and raised ALP and GGT he just didn't want to discuss and thinks the raised cholesterol and GGT will resolve when cholesterol drops back to normal. I admit I have no symptoms - no fatigue or itching and what little tiredness I did have has got better now I have altered my levothyroxine....so I just sit and wait until I do get symptoms- or am I being overly dramatic and neurotic? I admit I am over worried but have lurked long enough on the PBC group to know the connection with auto immune conditions- i also have mild Reynard probs and Psoriasis ( not active now but was bad 14 years ago) so I know I am a potential candidate for PBC apologies for sounding like I'm meeting trouble half way but I am worried
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