Hi, I have been on levothyroxine for 15 years. I have had 3 children, but since having my youngest daughter (now 6years) I have not felt right. I have been asking my doctor for a referral and finall got one last year. My problem is, I look okay am healthy and have a good lifestyle. However, the outside is not what I feel inside.
My blood tests have been in the normal range for years, however I stopped taking ‘Solgar Kelp’ last year and my blood results have shown a significant difference.
I had a blood test before Christmas and one after, both showing my TSH to be 49.50 and T3 3.7 T4 6.5.
My specialist wants me to come in and take 750 mcg in a morning on a fasting and see how my body reacts. My current dose is 50 mcg one day and 75 mcg the next. I’m not happy to do this and would prefer a full blood count to check other levels as my last one was done in July with raised Oestradiol and tpo.
I would also like to change to NDT, but can not work out how to order this in the U.K.! My specialist will support me if I change, but can not prescribe it? She has said that many of her patients do well on it.
I feel in a rut. My legs cramp, I’m exhausted, feel very low and as if my lungs are crushing. Please help if you can.
Is there any point in contacting a private doctor? Can the year prescribe NDT without the hassle?
Thankyou in advance 😔