So, i've had symptoms of hypothyroidism for about a year. Severe fatigue, dreadful constipation, very dry skin and terrible weight gain. After being tested by my GP early this year, I got prescribed 50mg Levothyroxine because my TSH was 6.3. Well, fast forward to now, my symptoms are the same, so out of desperation I ask to see an endo.
At the endo appointment, it lasted about 5 mins. She started off by saying that she looked at my last lab results from the GP (my last blood test was a month ago) and says that my TSH is now normal at 0.8. She says that I have subclinical hypothyroidism, not full blown hypothyroidism, and I should just carry on taking the 50mg Levothyroxine. She then said she is discharging me. She didn't ask me my symptoms, didn't feel my neck, didn't ask me to have another up to date blood test. I told her that I'm exhausted all the time, that I sleep all the time, that I can't stay awake. She then said that my tiredness is probably because of my mental illness (depression and anxiety) but I've suffered with that for 9 years, my extreme exhaustion has only been like this for a year, so that doesn't make sense to me. She said that I need to take vitamin D supplements, but I already take those occasionally anyway so I really don't think that's what's causing my tiredness. Anyway, she again said she's discharging me, so I left, feeling very deflated. I'm only 22 years old and I'm living like an elderly woman. I have no social life and have no energy to do the things I used to enjoy doing like drawing. I'm sleeping my life away and don't know what to do to fix it, the 50mg levothyroxine isn't working.
Also, all my other blood tests were taken on an empty stomach, except for my most recent one where my TSH had gone down to 0.8, I had a sandwich before that one. I asked the endo if that could have messed with the results and she said no. Is this correct? It just seems weird to me that my TSH could go from 6.3 to 0.8 in 1 month.
Anyway, what I'm asking is, does it sound like my endo didn't take me seriously? Or is she probably right, that my tiredness is due to my depression rather than any thyroid issues? I just don't know what to do, if I should see another endo, or just accept that my thyroid function is fine now and the symptoms are just due to depression and anxiety.