Hi everyone, I'm 30 years old and have been seeking a reason for feeling incredibly ill with a whole range of symptoms for over a decade.
After using Blue Horizon I found a few years ago that I had hashimotos and so commenced a long battle to get treatment.
I am now on Levothyroxine but feeling no better, which is disheartening. However, at a doctor's appointment today I found out that over a year ago I tested positive for Parietal Cell Antibodies but was never told. I tested negative for Intrinsic Factor Antibodies.
My B12 is on the low side but still within range (330), and I'm working on making sure that my vitamin D, Folate and Ferritin are higher in their ranges as they always seem to be on the low side (but are within range).
My question is, what do these antibodies mean? Google isn't helping me much! Does this mean I have autoimmune gastritis? My doctor said the antibodies are normal and not to worry about it.
Also, if I take a B12 supplement she's this mean it will have to be the injections? I know everyone says self injecting is fine but if I could get away with skiing sublingual I would much prefer that!
Any advice on what the presence of these antibodies means would be greatly appreciated.