I have been loosing weight for about a year with no reason. I am doing nothing different to what I normally do. Now down to 8st 3lb. After much nagging from friends and family about being too thin and went to my GP. I had 2 blood tests and was referred to endo as the GP told me I had overactive thyroid. I have most of the signs which appear on websites, but definately not feeling hot, I always moan I am cold, people helpfully tell me to 'get more meat on my bones'! On Thursday the consultant gave me a very through consultation and examination as well as referring me for a chest xray. He said I was borderline over active and sent me to have my bloods done again and he would see me in 6 weeks. The following day, I had a phone call from the admin at endo to tell me to go the pharmacy to pick up levnthroxine (50mg for 2 wks and increase a further 25mgs) as I am now chronically under active. I have not taken any of the pills prescribed yet as I am confused. If they are trying to speed me up, I feel that I will loose more weight. I have looked at websites for underactive and there appears to be an overlap in some symptoms, but I do not have weight gain! Any advice would be gratefully received
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