Posted 8/22/2015 7:03 AM (GMT -6)
Her family doctor can treat thyroid, he needs to run TSH,FT3,FT4,TPOab ,TGab and TSI .
Her TSH will show her thyroid status, and the last three are thyroid antibodies that can cause autoimmune inflammation .
If she is going to pay for the tests from her pocket , then she can drop the FT3/4 , and only order TSH, which is the most important .
Also it is typical for psychiatric symptoms not to respond to psychiatric medications if the cause for them is the thyroid.