I'm so upset and frustrated! Want to cry and scream at the same time! I spoke to my GP over the phone (as they couldn't see me for two weeks) and she confirmed my thryoid results were within normal range (mine was 4.74 - range is up to 5.5) and I needed to stop worrying about them. She won't retest as there's 'no point' She said the high cholesterol was unrelated and she has booked me in with the healthcare assistant to change my lifestyle!! I'm 31 years old with three children. I don't smoke and rarely drink. I eat a balanced diet most of the time so I don't understand why I would need to change my lifestyle! I feel so devastated that I'm not being listened to. All of my symptoms point to an under active thyroid - I'm so fatigued all the time, feel cold all the time, have stiff muscles, dry skin and my hairdresser noticed some hair loss, my periods are heavier than they used to be and my mental state is so much slower than it was. My grandmother and aunt both suffer with an under active thyroid so it runs in my family. I have private health insurance but when I asked to see an endo they said I need to get a referral from my GP (which she isn't going to do!). I'm suffering with anxiety on top of all this and don't feel like I'm being the best mum I can possibly be because of all my symptoms. I don't know what else to do. My friend told me to go to a&e but I don't want to waste their time 😥
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