Hi Peeps....Am currently on 62.5 mcg t3 (cytomel). When I first started t3 last Jan, I was back to work by 01 March although still had symptoms. Its been a year, I cannot raise my t3 anymore. Due to stress I think I am back to square one adrenal wise and about to do another saliva test. Work is busy, stressful, tiring as you might expect midwifery to be, low staff.....now im whining...so ill stop there!
Some shifts i've not been able to eat, drink, take my meds...time passes so quickly , I get so involved in my women's care that I forget . Generally I feel grim with the usual suspect symptoms but have noticed that after these tough shifts and I am back in my car eating my lunch , then I drive home....it is then I notice that I am tachycardic at 100bpm but am missing beats too...very strange feeling...it misses a beat then feels like my heart swells before it beats again and the feeling makes me cough. I am noticing that it is occurring on 'unprovoked' occasions too. I have also found out that i'm vit d deficient and now supplementing 5000 iu and also started folate along with a plethora of other supplements.
I have read an article by Chris Kresser on low t3 syndrome...I am so worried that maybe this was my issue. He says taking t3 on top of this syndrome can cause cardiovascular issues. Could I have got it wrong? My ft3 results have always been bottom of the range and in the early tests ft4 was midrange. Both are now below range despite the cytomel.
Any help appreciated as always........K x Feeling rubbish