After 2 hospital admissions as I've found hypothyroidism as turned my migraines into a living nightmare, I've been hospitalized twice in two months, does anyone know how long levothroxine takes to work? I was started on 50mcg then after pleading got up to 75mcg with a have your bloods done in three months. The endocrinologist who saw me in emergency department said I should have been monitored much more closer and I'm back in clinic sadly my endocrinologist is now off sick. I finally saw a senior gp as my wonderful gp retired who was horrified ,put up the thyroxine to 100 in two weeks 125. I'm not feeling better, feel very low and the NHS does not make a sympathetic employer in this economy, yet until last year 15 years never had sickness as a issue needing monitoring, now can only be ill 12 days a year in 3 episodes punishment for needing an op, have not been off with infection in 3 years but had terrible gynecology last year breached a target waiting for surgery despite occ health and consultant letter that target couldn't bet met but treatment will cure and in good time, no support or adjustment just punishment had a capability hearing so humiliating, then hysterectomy at 36 and the joys of menopause triggered endocrine imbalance so been doomed. I think hypothyroidism should come under equality act for duration of some symptoms I'm single mum can't afford to lose my job over this x
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