... oestrogen levels low, but menopause is only in the early stages. He will re-assess in 6 months, but for now I am to continue with the Femodene. T4 levels are very low, so he has to up the Eltroxin by an extra half a tablet and day. T3 levels are normal. He says that my pituitary gland is converting T4 into T3 which is making the latter levels too low. I should feel better once on the increased dose. OH WELL! Let's see what happens! He laughed when I asked if I could have a hysterectomy - only so that I can have 6 weeks leave!!!