Mum has been hypothyroid for decades and on 100mcg levothyroxine. Mum was diagnosed with vascular dementia last summer and has a very gradual deterioration in short term memory. Christmas Dad she was quite confused and didn't say much. I have noticed she has been more tired than usual and today I went round and she was still asleep at 11am. I gave her breakfast and her supplements in bed and I left her for a few minutes and she went back into a deep sleep. I had to leave her in bed. Her last test results in June 2015 were free T4 24.2 (12-22), free T3 3.8 (3.1-6.8) and TSH 0.08 (0.3-4.2), cholesterol 7.1 (2.8-5.0), serum calcium was 2.58 (2.15-2.55), serum creatinine 107 (44-80), GFR calculated abbreviated MDRD 42 (60-90) serum total protein 65 (66-87), ferritin was not tested. I have insisted she see an endocrinologist and with doctors not wanting to deal with it and her normal doctor dragging their heals and having to write a letter for an appointment I am pulling my hair out. Its my Mum and they just don't care. I have been adding in quarter grain of T3 in the morning for the last month but it doesn't seem to have had any effect. I am so worried about her. I have made an appointment with Dr P for 3 weeks time but he has been ill for the last 8 weeks. Mum takes supplements, B-100, B12, Vit C, Multi Vits, selenium, magnesium, lecithin, garlic, CoQ10, resveratrol, coconut oil, folate, Vit D3 and K2. Mum is quite fit generally and goes for over a mile walk most days with me and is in good spirits. Nearly forgot - her temperature was 36.4 at 11am, and her blood pressure lying down was 102/57 pulse 46, 109/58 pulse 48, 112/65 pulse 47. I don't know what to do, she is still asleep now at 3pm. Any ideas would be appreciated.
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