Hi, I was wondering if anyone could suggest a good source of information regarding the treatment of hypothyroidism with a combination of T4/T3 or T3 alone. A friend needs to gather together some evidence that she could present to her GP to try and persuade him to prescribe or refer her. She was diagnosed at 9 with Hashimotos and has spent the last 30 years on a high level of Levo, and felt exhausted, chilled to the bone, and in agony from head to toe. Because this is how it's always been, she had grown to accept that's what life would be like, and has never questioned it - however, she is becoming more unwell now and it was only over Louise's petition, which I shared on Facebook, that she realised there were other treatment options.
I figured she had more chance of getting a referral and T3 than NDT of course. I just wondered if there were any compelling articles or papers that had been recently published that could help her. I have suggested she sign up here
Sorry for the essay, thanks for reading it - I feel bad that her whole life has been spent ill unnecessarily and want to do whatever I can to help.