Hi this is my first post, I have been on levothyroxine for 12 weeks now, initially at 50mg which returned no change in my first blood results. For the past 7 weeks I've been on 75mg and my T4 and TSH levels have responded on my last results but I still feel absolutely knackered, hair still falling out in clumps, dry skin, aching joints, can't lose weight (the list goes on). My results are: T4 - 20.7; TSH - 0.86, both of these seem to fall within the 'normal' range , however my thyroid peroxidase antibody level is 433.3 with normal being 0-35. I've been reading lots about Hashimotos and how drs in UK are reluctant to treat with normal thyroid readings. I am being treated but now that, as my dr put it, 'I'm chemically ok' he won't increase my dose.
Has anyone else experienced this? I'm not sure if I should seek a specialist or if I'll just be told the same thing?