A Solution at Last: June’s Story

An active 80 year old, June was diagnosed with an underactive thyroid ten years ago and started on medication. Unfortunately, the medication made her feel worse due to severe leg pain, palpitations and anxiety. The symptoms vanished whenever June stopped her medication but she was advised of the severe repercussions (including going into a coma) of doing so. At one point she was even refused treatment unless she continued taking the medication. June struggled on for years until one day she heard about Best Doctors.

Best Doctors referred June to an expert in her condition who reviewed her case and made a recommendation that no one had thought of before. While agreeing that June was on the right medication, he felt that her body needed to adapt to the dosage and recommended beginning on a lower dose and gradually building up. June shared her result with her GP. They are both delighted to have found a solution to a ten year problem, allowing her to continue taking her vital medication without suffering such debilitating side-effects. This is a real UK Best Doctors case which has been authorised Read more