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Dizziness, low BP, potassium, headache, thyroid condition. Taking levothyroxine. Treatment?

I have had some issues with passing out low blood pressure and low potassium family doc sent me for blood work but I had to fast I have felt like I was gonna pass out shaking irritable and a splitting headache I can t get rid of every since I do have a thyroid problem was hyper now hypo take 150 micrograms levothyrixine for about 10 yrs I did have graves with the hyper please help
Asked On : Thu, 27 Sep 2012
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Please check the entire thyroid function tests
TPO and TG antibody titre before starting any medication for Hypothyroidism .
T4 is not the active hormone
T3 is the active hormone
T4 has to get converted to T3 which requires adequate stores of
Iodine , Iron , zinc , B12 and Selenium
dont use any fluoride toothaste .It will displace Iodine needed for making thyroid hormones
otherwise T4 will not work
do the right tests and go to the right doctor-Functional Medicine dr preferred to get the right treatment
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