My daughters symptoms have gotten so bad that she now needs mental health treatment in hospital. I am still convinced her problems are hormonal. She has been treated with 60mgs of prednisilone for an autoimmune condition (DS DNA antibodies positive and inflammation behind her eyes and brain). The hospital thinks her psychosis has been induced by the steroids and are weaning her off it (they see this quite often). We have seen many consultants to get to the bottom of her variety of unusual, supposedly unrelated symptoms. They ALL say her thyroid is normal because its in range ( end of story). Of course she has many thyroid symptoms including low BRM, both parents hypothyroid and only other sibling has endiometriosis and asthma. She also has a nodule on her thyroid to be investigated when we get to the endocrinologist at the end of this month. What is to be done? Is it a question of riding out this situation/crisis in hospital until she is stable or is there any dialogue to be had to convince the professionals that TSH is not the gold standard of diagnosing thyroid problems (you see their eyes glaze over when you try to explain the opposite theory to conventional medicine). Any suggestions please?
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