"I just wanted to point out that you can never assume that an Endocrinologist will be a good thyroid doctor. Many Endos specialize in diabetes, not thyroid. Also, many of them have the "Immaculate TSH Belief", by which they diagnose and..."
MyTHS level is in the normal range so my pcp will not prescribe levothyroxine. I will request a full thyroid panel. I've long had chronic fatigue, brain fog/poor memory, dry skin, hair loss, Vit D deficiency, anxiety, severe insomnia, etc. but earlier this year my body just crashed and along with now debilitating fatigue and rapid weight gain also came dry eyes and dry mouth (blood test negative for Sjogrens), skin rash (eczema?), tingling hands, pain in knees and feet, some days barely able to walk. The same lab results have high cholesterol and low Vit D. I saw SSRI listed as a T4 to T3 inhibitor, could my sertraline 200mg (max dose) contribute to my "crash?" Do you have an updated thyroid uk link (not working)? Thank you for sharing your knowledge and your time to help so many! Mary
Just a quick note to say hi! Hi There Gimel... are you still active on here? I just got my TSH report and I'm 8.5... a search on that led me to this chat... I'd love to be able to give you my report too if you're so inclined... thanks! Erin
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