... for over 20 years with allegedly good results showing in my blood work until I was finally able to get a GP to run a whole thyroid panel. Turns out I don't convert T4 to T3, which is an essential part of the process. ... (10 replies)
... Mintchocolate & dea4, thanks so much for your responses. I really do appreciate it.
Yes, I have been experiencing most of the original hyper symptoms: nervous/jittery, intolerant of heat, profuse sweating, insomnia, fatigue, rapid heartbeat, goiters, weakness (especially in my hands and knees), irritability, headaches, mood swings and just feeling BLAH!
MORE BACKGROUND... (6 replies)
... you probably have some thyroid tissue left and it is functioning". ... (16 replies)
... of course the dr. uses the worst thyroid panel . ... (2 replies)
... Hello. I've been trying to read through some threads and since there seem to be so many helpful and informed members here, I thought I'd ask about my results to get some ideas about what may be going on. ... (2 replies)
... In 3 to 4 months time, my test results went from "normal" to the above. ... (5 replies)
... No i haven't had tests yet. Wish i had tehm last week whe i was so so bad. Still bad this week. i let you know results. im going to get my thyroid tested too. Is a full thyroid panel t3 t4 and tsh or are ther more you can get done. i want autoimmune ones for graves and hashimotos too. ... (13 replies)
... and even that is high, most people who have normal thyroid function have a TSH below 2 and closer to 1. ... (3 replies)
... The ENT oncologists that did my biopsy ordered it for me and he was very clear that his specialty is not orthopedics and that he would only be able to read the results from the radiologist. ... (12 replies)
... activity and yet my weight has continued to increase as of recently. I asked my doctor about a thyroid test and I got a TSH and Free T4 test. Here are my results. ... (7 replies)
... I got my results today from the blood work I had last Friday. I see the doctor on Thursday, but I would really like to have an understanding of what the results mean so that I can make informed decisions. ... (4 replies)
... You definetly need to be on a thyroid hormone. Your lab results indicate that you are not producing enough. I know exactly how relieved you will be to find out officially that you are hypothyroid. ... (2 replies)
... If you are having your thyroid tested they are probably not doing the best tests, they generally do a thyroid panel which doesn't include the most important tests. ... (10 replies)
... It's extremely likely that your blood tests were NOT "normal", but that your thyroid hormones are too low for your needs. That's the usual reason why a thyroid gland enlarges in an attempt to work harder to keep up. ... (4 replies)
... I’m trying to get a better understanding of what’s going on with me and what my lab results mean, so I’ll better know what to talk about with my NP when I see her next (late May/early Jun). I apologize for the long post. I just didn’t know what to include, so I put everything that seemed relevant.
I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s over ten years ago and started taking... (6 replies)
... OKAY! These labs speak for themselves. Your thyroid may have given up as well now. However that doesn't mean your adrenals are back on line. We need to see the Ft3 result and range. ... (5 replies)
... how I can be hypoT when blood results look like hyperT? ... (2 replies)
... I can't claim to understand all of it either but it is my understanding that the autoimmune disease that causer Hyer T is called Graves disease. ... (17 replies)
... my symptoms were psycho somatic and not at all related to thyroid function. ... (2 replies)