... A TSH level of 1.2 would be considered normal at any scale (healthy individuals usually have their TSH around this level too) but there are personal differences in what the most suitable TSH level is for each individual. So it wouldn't say "too much thyroxine" unless if in Your case it should be a little higher.
Your FT3 result is a bit above range so that would indicate... (5 replies)
... and if that was at the very low end of the lab range, and of course, did you have symptoms or not. ... (1 replies)
... tsh 4.17 t4 14.7. No change in symptoms at all. Endocrinologist doubled dose. He saod he wanted my tsh to be suppressed and t4 at upper end of range. ... (3 replies)
... I haven't seen my doctor since getting the testosterone results back but they seem to show I have low testosterone for someone my age and high prolactin. Both seem to have symptoms which relate to most of mine. ... (0 replies)
... Yes, you have low TSH, but that isn't your problem. ... (2 replies)
... g to loooooose my mind with anxiety. Funny thing is I've been on about five cruises and never experienced this before. My mom just thought I was having thyroid symptoms and told me I would be fine once I made an appointment with an endocrinologist. ... (2 replies)
... Heat Intolerance, Low libido, drive and focus. ... (0 replies)
... Hi. I am also a St. Louisan. Your discussion caught my eye because I have had the same problem in that my TSH suppresses easily on Armour but my free T3 and free T4 also decrease to levels lower than without meds. ... (7 replies)
... one replacement will work. The LDN protocol is unproven and still in the experimental stages. If the Hashi's has damaged your gland to the point where you have low T3 and multiple symptoms, you will still need thyroid replacement even if you do find an MD to prescribe LDN. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you so much Harri3t, for your kind, calm and detailed response. It is much appreciated.
I have seen much devastating illness in my family and as a result, whenever I have an issue I am immediately fighting off panic in my mind.
I did do some reading as you suggested!
But I found it quite confusing. I will need to educate myself further.
I think for the last... (5 replies)
... an on working on that tomorrow. I do have the name of a doctor who supposedly treats his patients by their symptoms. I have a test that shows that my free T3 was low 15 years ago and have had low free T3 tests from in between that time and I just tested last week for low free T3 and all the doctors told me I was borderline. ... (6 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's approximately 3years ago. Eventhough I have been suffering with hypothyroidism symptoms and have low free T3, my endocrinologist will not treat me. I have been doing a lot of research online to find out how to resolve my health issues. ... (6 replies)
... p in my labs although I haven't retested for the sjorgrens since my immune system started working again. But my question is about hashimotos. I have all the ugly symptoms even down to ammonia smelling urine, nightsweats and low blood sugar. So my dr tried me in the wilsons temp protocol. ... (0 replies)
... your free T4 is at lab median, and your free T3 is below median. ... (2 replies)
... stopped the atenolol on April 27 2015 By this time my thyroid hormones were beginning to head back up into normal, and now are all within normal range, with Free t3 climbing to normal levels pretty quickly and TSH falling pretty quickly to normal levels. ... (0 replies)
... back in 2012, no others have followed up on T3 and T4, only TSH. ... (3 replies)
... Your free T4 is actually below range, and your free T3 is a mere whisper above the low end of its range. Your body is screaming for thyroid hormone. Be good to it and take your medicine! ... (3 replies)
... High TPO or Tg antibodies can keep TSH abnormally suppressed after free T4 and free T3 have become insufficient. That's one way it can appear "normal" even though the patient has all the symptoms of hypoT. ... (11 replies)
... Lab ranges vary place to place. You need to supply us with the ranges for free T3 and free T4 to be sure, but your levels would be at the very lowest ends of the most commonly used US lab ranges. ... (3 replies)
... ere is also no test named simply "thyroid" so you'll need to go back and clarify which test was done then come back and repost the missing info. But that said, a low TSH and a high FT3 usually indicates HYPERthyroidism, an overactive thyroid. ... (5 replies)