I have been taking 125mcg thyroxine and 12.5mcg T3 for several months now. Previously I was taking 150mcg thyroxine and not feeling good at all. I feel so much better on the combination of T4 & T3.
However, the last time I went to the GP, my blood pressure was high. I've never had high blood pressure before, even when I was pregnant. I've borrowed a home blood pressure device and am monitoring my BP - it's consistently high so far, although the readings vary a lot, even within a few minutes of each other.
I'm wondering if it could be the T3 that's caused the high BP? I'm also overweight, so I know it could be down to that.
How do we loose weight when we're fighting the thyroid all the time? I feel so depressed about my health now - when I was feeling ok before this : (