... Over the last few year I've have extreme fatigue, 30 lbs in weight gain, and thinning hair, I also have had a constant non-stop ringing in my left ear for over a year, leg cramps, really achy joints, brain fog. So last week I paid to have my own thyroid blood work done so I could make an appt with a Dr. (I don't have insurance) and bring the results with me, I'm not sure what... (0 replies)
... I am getting my blood work done on my tsh and total t4 and maybe free t4 this week so I can update on those later. ... (0 replies)
... Based on results from blood tests, I am diagnosed with hypothyroidism. In March my measures were: T4 = 0.6, T3 = 2.4, TSH = 12.4. My doctor put me on thyroid grandular (and andernal glandular for stress) supplements. Each month my blood tests show "improvement". In June my measures were: T4 = 1.0, T3 = 2.5, TSH = 4.8.
I have a small tumor that I want to treat naturally. In... (1 replies)
... dark two months ago. This made me nervous because i thought that was a symptom of being hypo but my eyebrows were fine before the meds. Is there a certain t4 or tsh that makes people get better because I am getting worse. ... (6 replies)
... I would appreciate any advice you can offer me. My thyroid problems began in early 80's when I gained 25 lbs in one month. Was diagnosed at that time as having Hypothyroidism and was put on Synthroid. Years later, a doctor told me he did not feel like I had a real thyroid problem and I was taken off of Synthroid. No thyroid medication for several years and everything was fine... (1 replies)
... I had a blood test on Monday and originally they only tested my t4 and t3 not my TSH but I pushed to get a TSH result but now I'm confused. ... (1 replies)
... I'm on 50mcg of levo and have been taking it for 4 years. ... (7 replies)
... I have been on Levothyroxine for 1.5 months and didn't have any thyroid medication before. I have hashimotos so that is causing my thyroid not to work. I wish my doctor would investigate what caused the hashimotos but he seems to think it is not important. ANyway I am losing all my hair on levo it just started 3 weeks ago and my doctor didn't even care! I didn't have any hair... (6 replies)
... I am scheduled to see an endocrinologist next week and I would love to get some feedback on recent thyroid labs. My internist ran both of these labs. I will be seeing the endo for the first time so I want to be knowledgeable about my current thyroid situation.I have had constipation (although I go all the time) for about a year now. Feeling run down, irritable, anxious, hair... (0 replies)
... So my question is should I be on medication with my TSH at 6? ... (1 replies)
... I'm 20 months PP. I've had severe hair loss, change in skin, trouble sleeping, trouble concentrating, and on occassion my mood gets a bit down, night sweats, cold all the time. I had my doctor check for anemia and thyroid issues. I didn't post all items but below are some I believe are of importance. May I also note that I have a lump on right side under jaw line (not... (2 replies)
... I've been on dessicated thyroid for a few years and my dosage is still not right.
I feel worse than I ever have - I have no energy, so completely exhausted but have trouble sleeping or fall asleep during the day. Iron level is fine. Here's my latest test results, which my doctor said is fine, to leave dosage as is:
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... My TSH is 1 with a normal between .45 and 4. ... (1 replies)
... at this stage my TSH 5. ... (0 replies)
I am a 43 yo female with recent findings of thyroid nodules and lab results below.
My symptoms have been recent quick weight gain of 15-20 lbs, joint pain,fatigue, sore swollen throat feeling.All these symptoms worse over last 8 months or so.
Symptoms I have had for many years now are tingling in extremities, weakness in arms and legs, brain fog, migraines, joint... (1 replies)
... Nurse called me the next day saying my cholesterol was high, 258 with ratio of 2.5 so low risk, and that my TSH was 6.4. Hypothyroid. I was a bit surprised and have a few questions please. ... (4 replies)
... Everything I've read states that prednisone suppresses TSH. What may be confusing is that this decrease in TSH can result in worsening hypothyroidism because the thyroid is not being stimulated enough to produce the amount of thyroid hormones needed. ... (4 replies)
... breathing difficulties. It does not help with palps for sure, but they have been bad for a few months prior anyway. I had read that the prednisone makes tsh go up, so I am confused! My primary didn't have a clue, told me to google and find out, lol..she's not good for much except for prescription refills. ... (4 replies)
... day. What I've read is that it can decrease TSH but how much it affects things is probably going to be dose dependent. ... (4 replies)
... see a new pcp
tsh alone should put you in hypo and AB are above the ref range
No one should ever look at those results and say "theres nothing I can do". Unless they literally are incapable of doing anything for anyone. I recommendation to an endo should have been the internist next step. (5 replies)