I am now six months into my treatment for Hypothyroidism, but my tiredness levels are still fluctuating. Despite my most recent blood test showing my TSH levels as normal, I am yet again experiencing chronic fatigue. Why is this happening if my levels are normal?
This Blog is part of the #365daysofselfcare challenge
Today’s act of self-care, was to persevere with my local GP to be seen by a doctor, after weeks of trying and having no luck.
I am so glad I persisted as it turns out that my blood tests show l have an under-active thyroid! This could explain why my depression and anxiety has become so severe over the last six months and explain to crippling fatigue I’ve been experiencing.
I’m also low on vitamin D and my cholesterol is high. Apparently this also all linked to hypothyroidism. It additionally explains the carpal tunnel syndrome too!
I am of course not happy to know l have hypothyroidism, but I am happy to at last have a reason for feeling so terrible. I am very hopeful that the new medications will get me feeling back to normal soon. Thank goodness l managed to see a doctor!
After a very eventful day, I am cow curling up in bed, watching Starwars, and then having an early night