| Originally Posted by JaimeLynne |
"For several reasons, including deficiency of zinc, copper, selenium, or iron, and excess cortisol (the adrenal stress hormone), many people can’t efficiently convert T4 to T3. For such a person, taking Synthroid, Levoxyl, or Unithroid will not likely result in improvement, as the body cannot convert synthetic T4 to T3 any better than it can convert its own natural T4 to T3. Unfortunately, in this situation, the blood tests that doctors routinely use to check thyroid status may be normal, which could cause a physician to miss the diagnosis. The patient all too often ends up with the symptoms of hypothyroidism and the doctor’s bill." Medical Treatment of Hypothyroidism :: Asheville Alternative Medicine | Great Smokies Medical Center Blog Archive
EXACTLY! That is exactly what is going on with me, which is why I want to get off synthroid.
Can you come with me to my endos office and we can beat her up together?
Ive already decided Im not going back to her. I have enough meds left for 90 days, so Im going to get into a new doctor asap.