Hi everybody I have been feeling tired, exhausted , moody, forgetfull, dizzy and getting brown patches on my forehead for years and first asked for a blood test in 2011 that came back negative but I'm pretty sure I had an underactive thyroid then, something was low but doctor said I was fine and didn't have it. By chance at the beginning of June I was seeing a doctor who was covering for mine I was there to get anti depressants after speaking to him he said I should have a blood test to check my hormones he suspected I had pcos or a thyroid problem. My blood test came back I phoned the surgery to get results and they said they were waiting for the doctor to comment on my results.. They phoned me back and said my doctor said I had an underactive thyroid and to come and pick meds up that day and book another blood test for 6 weeks.. I picked my meds up it was Levo 25mg... I was disappointed that no one had even explained this condition to me so I phoned the surgery to speak to and thank the doctor who sent me for the blood test and ask a bit more about it.. He said I would definitely need my meds increased next time (it was my doctor that prescribed the 25mg not the stand in one who finally got me diagnosed) he also said my prolactin was low and he'd like it checked again but when i go back this doctor will be done covering and I'll be back to my original rubbish one that's left me Undiagnosed for years... What happens now, what should I ask for? My brother and my nan also have underactive thyroid but they live in another country and never spoke about it. Sorry for long post and for babbling on I'm just worried and confused and wish the doctor who got me sorted was there to stay!