I am new to this site and am after some advice. I have a lot of symptoms of hypothyroidism. I have suffered from anxiety and depression on and off throughout my life (I'm now 40) and the doctors only seem to want to focus on this. I have thyroid tests done every year (I'm assuming it's the TSH test ) because thyroid problems run in my family. But they always seem to come just within the range. I just can't seem to get them to take me seriously! The last doctor just said,'just because it runs in your family doesn't mean you will have it'! This is not very helpful at all and surely if it does run in the family it should be worth a closer look? I have got an appointment with the doctor next week to discuss the blood test results and want to go in armed! So any advice would be really appreciated. I am fed up feeling tired all the time and suffering with aches.