Although I've been reading the questions most days with interest, this is my first time to write.
I've taken thyroxine in the past, but that's too complicated to go into now. I went to my GP in December with tiredness, weight gain and aching, which I now realise was Hypothyroidism. He took various blood tests and eventually told me that my TSH was above normal and prescribed 50mg Levothyroxine.
At my next blood test 6 weeks later I asked for B12 and Vit D test, he's a good doctor and agreed.
No-one will be surprised when I say that the exhaustion and aching hasn't improved much although acupuncture has helped.
I am finding it a bit easier to get up in the morning (most) and now have some half full days!
But what is worrying me is that I've started to feel a sort of fluttering or sometimes pounding in my chest - I THINK its anxiety based, though that wasn't a problem before, rather than heart - has anyone experienced this?
My December results were:
T4 13.3 (9-24,) TSH 5.7 (0.2- 4.5) Thyroid Peroxide Ab 5 kiu/L (<70.0)
6 weeks later:
T4 13.1 (9-24), TSH 1.66 (0.2 - 4.5), Serum B12 480 (180-910), Follate 8.7 (5.4 - can't find the other end but its high middle as been taking vit d for some time)
Think I'm suffering with adrenal fatigue and trying to alter lifestyle/diet, take omegas, vit d and magnesium away from thyroxine, which I try and take at night.
Sorry so much info in one go.