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Dear Dr David,
Thank you for your reply. I really appreciate your time and your expert advice.
I am already taking Levothyroxine 75 micrograms per day, in UK the doctors say that my level of TSH is satisfactory, they are unwilling to increase the prescription because they say that I can become hyperthyroid.
In the last three months I have started a gluten free diet and this has lowered my TSH (most recent blood test shows TSH level 4.5)
Also I am taking iron supplements to improve my level of iron.
I am trying to get pregnant but this has been difficult because of my low thyroid function and iron levels.
I would really appreciate your advice because the doctors in UK are really not helping me, they just tell me I have nothing to worry about.
Please feel free to contact me,
Thank you Dr David for your advice, the problem is trying to convince my doctor to increase my prescription. Here in UK they seem to think that a TSH of 4.5 is quite acceptable, obviously not the same as in your country.
Can I ask where you are based?
I will follow your advice and seek advice with an independent endocrinologist.
In the meantime, thanks again for your support.