Hi i have been on 100mg Levo since being diagnosed UAT Nov 2015. Last two blood tests have come back normal. So I got referred to an Endo as have medical insurance through work. After blood test results came back he said my Estrogen was low and to go see a Menopause specialist. He was trying to blame my ongoing symptoms of fatigue, weight gain, brain fog and body aches mainly hips and knees on the menopause (im 44). If they couldnt help me to return back to him and he would increase Levo upto 125mg. He did also imply i was not getting any older and old age catches up on you and you just have to accept it!!!! Well I'm not accepting anything he says!!! As i have got Endometriosis and don't like the cancer risks of taking HRT I have written that idea off completely. I have two days ago started taking Black Maca Root capsules, which is supposed to not only help menopause it also helps with thyroid function it is also supposed to help get your "Mojo" back as no interest in you know what lol May also have something to do with being on Citlapram for the last 18 months - also connected to my UAT. I have made an appointment to see my own GP on thursday with the intention of asking him to increase my dose to 125mg as per the Endo. My question is do I do that, hopefully getting increase wait to see if any improvement. Or do i just bite the bullet and order T3 as i have been researching for a while, as my weight gain is really getting me down as i can no longer get into 95% of my clothes. Also what dose to take. start taking it straight away a long side my Levo be it the 100mg or 125mg. Or can you not increase T4 and T3 separately together? Hope if explained this right and not bored too many - Thanks in advance for reading my post.
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