... Thank you for reading my post and for your very helpful reply, I very much appreciate it.
I did a number of blood tests myself last week. The following is the list of things I checked;
Total CK - (range 44 - 196)
SED Rate - 2 (in March this number was 8 desirable is less than 15)
Magnessium 2 (range 1.5 - 2.5)
Total Iron 141 (range 50 - 180)
Binding Iron Capacity 261... (8 replies)
... I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in May of 2009 and started T4 medication. Even though my labs came back normal after being on the medication for a while I still didn't feel good. I found a new doctor who is great and was willing to look at more then just TSH. Here are my results: The first results are from the endo she sent me too that said that I was fine. The second ones... (3 replies)
... I went to check my tsh so I could see why my weight is not budging and maybe possibly why she isn't gaining weight... I expected underactive thyroid but nope... ... (2 replies)
... comatose phase, because I slept 15 or more hours a day. I tried to get the Dr. concerned that it could be Thyroid, but because my TSH was ok they ignored me. ... (0 replies)
... Hi! I'm Shaun and this is my first time posting but, I need help. I'm 27 years of age and I was just giving the advice today that my thyroid results were normal after 5 different doctors telling me all my symptoms show graves disease. In 2009, I was diagnosed with Graves disease and after my doctor gave me bloodwork, it all came back normal but then gave me an uptake scan... (6 replies)
... ce in Nevada. This Dr. has lower my dose to .137 I feel awful and my nodules have come back. He said my labs were in the Hyper range, granted they were they were Tsh . ... (0 replies)
... I am trying to decipher my 20 year old daughter's labs as she is exhausted and has gained 60 pounds in a year and 1/2. My daughter got serious mono second semester of freshman year and had to return from college. Her Pediatrician said that the mono virus was affecting her thyroid at that time (January of 2011). The Thyroid portion of her labs said this:
FT4 (.93-1.60) 1.20... (6 replies)
... My TSH was 2. ... (4 replies)
... Can a TSH of 2.14 make you feel fatigued? ... (5 replies)
... I am going through a similar situation. I was dx with graves in 2004 and had terrible symptoms, the most terrifying, chest pain, and heart palpitations. I was on high levels of methimazole and inderal until I finally stabilized. I haven't been on meds since 2011 but now all my symptoms areback full force. I even went to an urgent care recently because I thought I was having a... (9 replies)
... She told me to relax, take selenium and retest TSH in 1 month. ... (0 replies)
... I had my blood test done two days ago and just got the results. They are TSH 1. ... (3 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)
... t3 free was 3.4, t4 free was 1.4 and tsh was .16. ... (11 replies)
... Any ideas on why TSH and T4 would be elevated? ... (1 replies)
... Since then though my TSH and T4 have been all over the place! ... (8 replies)
... I began treatment when my T4 was still in the "normal" range, but my TSH was 15. My doctor said to me that "normal" was a matter of perspective and different for everybody. ... (8 replies)
... Im having some problems trying to control my TSH and T4. I have been taking levo for a year and a half and my TSH is all over the place. ... (6 replies)
... Hello! I am new to these boards and am so glad to have found them!
I have a very confusing situation and would appreciate any advice.
To make a long story short, here is my condensed story...
about a 2 months ago I went to an ENT for bad throat and neck pain. Turns out she diagnosed me with acid reflux, put me on Prevacid twice a day. Inflammation went away but I... (5 replies)
... skim, your TSH is telling you the same thing your "frees" and your symptoms are telling you, that you need a dose increase. ... (5 replies)