I have posted before about my mum who is now 83 . She has I know been suffering for years from an under active thyroid .The Dr has taken bloods but says is within range .She suffers with extreme lethargy and joint pains and depression , mainly due to the pain I feel ,,,I know her knee is arthritic but she has pains in hips too .She takes a statin and blood pressure tablet ,which she has taken for years .Is it too risky do the Dr,s think to try low dose Thyroxine. I feel very frustrated as I my sister and my daughter all have hypothyroidism so I know my Mum is bound to be the source ... When she was younger she suffered from terrible anxiety which was probably undiagnosed hyper !! Would it be a good idea to get a full thyroid profile blood test privately and see if her T3 is rock bottom or just shut up and put up because of her age ....which I think is now the Dr views it ....Your thoughts advice would be appreciated
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