Hi just when I get myself on an even track my poor Mum now suffering under an uneducated GP :-(. She has been hypothyroid for 20 odd years needing high dose Thyroxine. Over past few years her amount has been dropped entirely by blood tests from 200 mcg to now 125 mcg. She was severely hypo on initial diagnosis and always felt well on high doses. Now according to bloods and words of GP "your bloods are exactly where I want them to be". I armed my Dad with Dr S book and list of symptoms from this site as he is worried sick about her declining health as am I. GP put list under her notes without a glance and told them they can't blame everything on Thyroid wtf !!!!. She is clearly Hypo:- no energy or motivation,weight gain,thinning hair,facial swelling,cholesterol dangerously climbing,dreadful aches and pains she can hardly walk and has gone from a fit 75 year old to an old woman. He is doing X-rays and renal bloods. How do I persuade him to up her meds before she ends up with heart attack or stroke ?. Any links I could print off re- Levo prescribing would be great as my Dad all ready for battle. She is too precious and it breaks my heart to see her fail due to NHS incompetence. She told GP how she felt but as usual the bloods were the diagnostic tool. How he can't see what is clearly in front of me scares me to death. Thanks guys I really need your help
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