Could anyone advise my mother aged 70
History of high bp, previous stroke (3 yrs ago), kidney disease all stable recent diagnosis the ago of hypothyroidism tsh is 9.3 range 0.30 to 5; T4 11 range 9-19
Newly diagnosed My mother was on 50mcg of thyroxine for 6 months found increase to 75 caused palpitations, recently she has overwhelming tiredness, up at 8.00am in bed by 4.00pm body aches and overwhelmed by tiredness.
Sleeps at around 7.00pm until 8.00am
Feels like she spends too much time exhausted and tired and in bed!! is this normal as GP says it's thyroid. Recent weight gain of almost 1 stone in 5 weeks!! Eats healthy and not excessively by any means.
Ferritin low on iron tablets 2x day
Any advice please