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Why is it so difficult to convince doctors to prescribe T3?

I understand cutting costs on the NHS, but if the patient is paying, then why ar...

Does levo cause weight gain?

I have been taking levo for 7 wks nd have gained 10lbs in weight I am very conce...

Daughter not feeling any better

Hi My daughter saw Doctor S. a couple of months ago. He started her on 50mcg lev...

Has anyone experienced mood swings and emotional changes when first starting their treatment? I don't know what I am feeling half the time.

What do you swallow your levothyroxine with?

For me it used to be a few sips of water, until I found out you are supposed to ...

Meds upped to 100mcg of Levo, but feeling slightly "woolly" all the time now, when previously on 50/75mcg I felt much sharper.

diagnosed in Feb this year. Latest blood tests showed TSH at 13.42 (0.3-4.0) do...

I am lucky enough to have a lab at my disposal. What b/t's would you recommend at a deeper level to get a diagnosis on a thyroid problem

When levothyroxine doesnt work for people does the drug give side effects or is it that it doesnt have an effect on the hypo symptoms?

CFS/Hypo, tight chest?

Hi Just wondered any one with above diagnosis and suffers fom chronic fatigue g...

Does anyone get acidy stomach, headaches, dizziness with hypothyroidism?

If you do, have you any tips on easing these symptoms? Many thanks.

Coconut Oil, the wonderful and natural thyroid cure!

Hello fellow sufferers of all issues thyroid! I saw this on a great website for ...

My GP says that the NHS can no longer prescribe liothyronine. Has anyone else had this problem? I now have to pay for a private prescription

and our minerals are so important for well being and health--so would you like to sign the petition

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/anh-vitaminrestrictions/

Male friend with hot flushes!

I'm asking for a friend of mine who is hypo. He has been having bad hot flushes...

Blood test on Monday

Dr Skinner suggested Levo, one week of 25mcg, followed by 50mcg for 3 weeks etc....

I paid for full bloods having stopped B12, B comp and Vit D. The aim was to check for anaemia and have an active B12 test?

Based on previous blood tests posted, I wanted to have active B12 test. St Thom...

Itchy and flaky eyelids

Hi all, I have hypothyroid...my eye lids became itchy and flaky since 2 years an...

An intimate relationship between thyroid hormone and skin: regulation of gene expression

The evidence continues to accumulate of the huge impact of thyroid hormone on th...

Doctor is not listening and prescribing anti depressants instead!

Hi all, I'm new to this support site so please do help me out.. I'm 5 months pos...

feeling numb

has anyone suffered from any numbness? my left arm and left side of my face hav...

Has anyone visited the Endocrinology department of Addenbrookes hospital Cambridge?

My partner has complex issues, on top of her Hypothyroidism she has an Ovarian F...

Hypothyroidism levels new blood test normal but still symptoms????

Hi all I was diagnosed hypo in feb 2013 slowly increases in levothyroxine from...

could i have a thyroid or an adrenal problem?

hey all,iv had loads of symptoms for the last 5 years and decided to look into t...

Blood test results

Hi all i know its early days only 3 weeks after tt and taking 100 micrograms of ...

recently, article in paper about a bunch of doctors that you could go to if you hadnt got a diagnosis, i kept it and lost it.. hope someone

has it daily mail ???

dr mercola/turmeric/ and the amazing benefits of it. be careful what you buy....

http://organicindia.mercola.com/herbal-supplements/turmeric.aspx

Does anyone know a good diet for hypo people. What contains B-12 and what we shouldn't eat! My doc says diet doesn't affect it. I do not agr

ee. Think I need to find a new doc..This is endocrine as well.

Advice about blood tests and levothyroxine dosage please?

2011 Tsh 6.55 T4 15.3 Started 50mg Couple months later Tsh 0.05 T4 15.4 2013 Ts...

no sleep with new medication what can i do ?????????????

borderline under active since 2009, doctor just recently told me?? diagnosed 3mo...

Article from Stop the Thyroid Madness Now regarding hypothyroidism and deficiencies:

What does stomach acid do for me? Two key benefits: absorption and protection. ...