Finally I attended my long awaited endocrine appointment at the hospital . And a big thank you to those who responded to my previous posts and the advice to ask to see the consultant himself. He was the most gracious gentleman. As soon as I sat down in the chair he said " you do know you have thyroid disease " although I knew I had all the symptoms it was like someone believed me I wasn't making it up how I felt. I must say I got very emotional purely out sheer relief . He was able to access all my bloods over a couple of years and said that although my levels were remaining within range the fluctuations in my tsh as well as extremely high thyroid peroxidase levels indicated this condition. He also commented that he could see my cholesterol levels have dramatically increased compared to numerous previous tests when they were low. He also mentioned my ferritin levels were a concern because they too were high. He took more tests today and will contact me by phone with the view on starting me on thyroxine . He asked had the doctor not told me about my levels and I explained that when I went I was given a diet sheet for cholesterol and told to loose weight, and not to worry about not being able to go to the toilet in a week they queried ibs. But because everything was in range no thyroid issues. This lovely consultant said well there are problems with your thyroid your not going mad and we are going to get you back to feeling like you again, it will take time but that's what we are here for. Thank god for a doctor who knows what they are talking about.
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