Tuesday, February 26, 2013
I did share with my doctor the relationship that I had found regarding elevated TSH and hypertension...there is much out there especially about subclinical hypothyroidism in women in their 50s. VERY INTERESTING!
Having a low thyroid (an elevated TSH) also leads to:
reduces pliability of arterial walls! YIKES
Treating the thyroid actually REVERSES these conditions. I'm so excited! Why didn't my doc do this sooner? Why don't docs just say, "You are right on the edge with your TSH. Why don't we just try 25mcg of synthroid and see if that helps the rest of your blood panel, BP, etc.?"
I did make a point to thank my doc for doing a good job.
Also down 10 pounds
so, baby girl has to have her ACL repaired tomorrow. This in the midst of so much else going on including finishing her Masters at NCSU. Having done this myself and knowing the PAIN involved, I'm looking for ways to make it easier for her. Will load up on healthy snacks and make sure she is as comfortable as possible.
Blessings on your days, Spark Friends!