... Doctor keeps telling me if TSH is between 1-2 then nothing else matters. Please tell me if you think I should seek a second opinion? Don't know what to do anymore.
Symptoms I have been going on is hoarse for the past 3 weeks 24/7, fatigue, weight gain, muscle aches, carpal tunnel, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, goiter, dry skin, heavy minstrel cycle (before... (2 replies)
... Thank you so much. I've felt all along that the jump from 25 to 100 was an office mistake, but when I brought it to my doctors attention, he said to stay on the 100. I've been taking the 50 now for about 3 or 4 days. I thought I should stay on it for about 3-4 weeks & then have my blood tested again. I would love to stop it altogether, but not sure about stopping cold... (4 replies)
... Hi. I've been reading the boards here for a few months trying to piece together my thyroid puzzle, and I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I was on 50mcg of levothyroxine for a couple of years and finally couldn't take the symptoms anymore and went to my doctor and complained. I was having terrible brain fog, freezing all the time, aching muscles and... (3 replies)
... hi everyone
just got my lab results back
tsh .87 (0.5-5)
ft4 20 (11-22)
ft3 3.9 (4-7.8)
i have this constant anxiety which is making me crazy, and my legs often feel a bit trembly which also makes me crazy. the endo says my levels are all perfect but i sure don't feel perfect. am hoping the anxiety is from the low ft3. any thoughts? thank you! (5 replies)
... From my understanding, TSH doesn't really mean much when you've got Hashimoto's. ... (1 replies)
In 3/2011 TSH = 3.19-- and I didn't have a FT4 done then, not sure why.
In 1/2012, TSH = 2.96, FT4 = 0.74
4/2012, TSH = 0.55, FT4 = 0.89
If a TSH > 2-3 range = hy
When you say FT ideally is 50 percentile, does that mean of the lab's reference range? If so, then mine seem pretty close (0.51-1.21, 50%=0.87), at least the 4/2012 one. (20 replies)
... I have had 3 TSH test in the past year and ll have fallen with in normal range but over this past year I have had more and more symptoms and seem to go between hyper and hypo. ... (1 replies)
... I have no symptoms of hyperthryoid. All my symptoms, except my TSH which is what he is focusing on, are of hypo thyroid. ... (3 replies)
... this is extreemly interesting as i was put on thyroxine and at 2 . something i was still hypo but when it went to o.87 i was really hyper and when i tried to tell them thi thye said the anxiety was all in my head and that thye had never heard of any interaction with anxiety being anything to do with thyroids??? have ... (24 replies)
... My TSH was 6.45. Gave me the diagnosis of Hashimotos Thyroiditis. ... (9 replies)
... I saw my TSH and that freaked me out a bit but I still felt terrible. My naturopath went ahead and gave me 150 mg of Levoxyl. She said that with Hashi's the TSH doesn't mean anything. ... (3 replies)
... My newest test results are A1c Hemoglobin HA1C <5.0, Free T3 1.05 (ranges 0.87-1.57), TSH ultra- Sensitive 1.73 3rd Generation tsh test (range o.35-5.50), TotalT3 206 H (range 60-181)The doctor say I feel so sick because I'm so stressed out.What does (Dysmetabol) Mean.My neck has been hurting so bad lately,Is there any thing out there for this. (1 replies)
... I've recently begun to see a doctor who's diagnosed me as hypothyroid. He believes that I also have malabsorption issues due to years of antibiotics, and adrenal fatigue. So he began treating me with vitamin B12 shots, vitamin D and magnesium supplements, probiotics, progesterone, and adrenal support supplements. Now he wants to start me on the generic for Cytomel at 5 mcg,... (10 replies)
... Hey all. I finally saw a wonderful doctor today who decided it was time to try some thyroid medication to help with my symptoms. He prescribed me to take 30 mg of Armour every morning. I am excited and hopeful, but nervous at the same time. Just wondering if anyone would share their experience with taking it for the first time?
Also, here are my most recent labs. I'm... (2 replies)
... all over. I'm going to the doctor's tomorrow and plan on asking for another dose increase even though she might say my levels are "normal". She had only ordered TSH and FT4, but I asked for FT3. ... (3 replies)
... NEOMERCAZOLE 5 mg tablets STOPPED, as TSH is too high. ... (0 replies)
... and TSH 0.08. ... (21 replies)
... I'm in the same boat as you are. Diagnosed Hashimoto's, inflammation shows on an ultrasound. An endo even told me if I went over 3 she's treat me. Of course, now that I'm over 3, it's still not good enough. She says it has to be over 3 multiple times.
I actually had a doctor who was willing to give me synthetic replacement, but said I could talk to another endo who... (2 replies)
... Can anyone recommend a good endo or PCP in central PA region that not only looks at the TSH numbers but also how you feel? ... (2 replies)
... My TSH has fluctuated between 2.2 and 3. ... (4 replies)