Advanced search

Mumsnet has not checked the qualifications of anyone posting here. If you have any medical concerns we suggest you consult your GP.

Possible Low Thyroid Activity

(4 Posts)
Pobblewhohasnotoes Wed 23-Oct-13 21:18:37

Ask for a copy of your actual blood results, which you are entitled to. I'm guessing they tested your thyroid function.

Tell us the numbers (I'm guessing it'll be your tsh, ft4 and possibly ft3). Thyroid UK is a good website to read, it'll tell you what you're being tested for and more info.

HelloBoys Wed 23-Oct-13 20:44:25

The letter has just said that 'possible low thyroid activity' maybe I should ask for further tests?? and no don't know yet if tests are borderline or what they are.

letter just says for me to contact them to discuss managing this which appears to say to me that they know results....

Pobblewhohasnotoes Wed 23-Oct-13 20:35:41

What do you mean by possibly low? Are your blood results borderline? Do you know what they are?

I have hypothyroidism and am on medication. If you look down the page there's a thyroid thread started for all sufferers. Might help to have a read.

HelloBoys Wed 23-Oct-13 20:29:36

I've just had blood tests and they show a possible low thyroid activity and ask me to make an appointment to discuss managing this which I have done.

I find I have some of the symptoms of low thyroid (don't sleep well at all, constantly exhausted etc, hair very coarse, dry etc,moody as all hell etc) but some of these have either been here for years or got worse as I've got older.

I do have PMS/T but have had it for years and never know if it's me getting older that is making it worse or whether I'm a moody cow.

anyway, what should I ask the doctor etc? any natural remedies. thanks.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now