Hello everyone, this is my first post so here's a brief history, around 2 years ago my doctor prescribed levo thyroxine for autoimmune hypothyroid problems at the same time he checked for HLA B27 antibodies and these were positive also and explained a lot of my joint health issues. Back to thyroid.. Over the time I was taking levo I'd pretty much say there was little to no improvement in energy levels, brain fog, muscle aches etc etc - doses were increased, from memory to max 150mg. I got fed up with feeling no better and decided to cease levo , waited six weeks and asked for bloods, was told to get back on levo to then be told to drop the dose and after another test was rang immediately and told to stop levo altogether and to start beta blockers as my pulse was racing. After a week or so and more bloods I was put on carbimazole 20mg antithyroid and this was increased to 40mg soon after more bloods that indicated a drop in thyroid levels but still sky high. I can't give any figures as I don't have them but from what I've seen I think one read that had a range of 3-30, I was 67 and now 47 ?? All very vague, sorry. So I'm off to the endo next week and also the cardio unit to check for damage to my heart. I'm feeling a little bit lost in my diagnosis to say the least, especially as my GP has said he now knows he shouldn't have put me on levo in the first place. I'm probably expecting too much to find someone with the same issue ?? But any tips for my endo appointment would be great. Thank you
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