Hi all, some questions:
I've been looking at the various studies on t4 and t3. On the plus I can see that I may not have enough t3 as the thyroid produces some itself and that if I have gone through a lot physically it might take a while to regain the right t3 level from conversions whereas taking a little t3 gets into your system more quickly.
On the negative I can see that it's more of a loose cannon as its half life is so short.
Has anyone trialled it and found it no better or more unpredictable?
Do you have to have tests of t3 and t4 before they will prescribe?
I've an endo appt at thyroid clinic at the end of November. IVe got auto immune thyroiditis which was found at age 20 though I suspect of suffered a little growing up. I'm now 37. I'm quite naturally skinny; weight gain or loss from thyroid is only ever from 8 to 8.5 stone so I do wonder if small changes can have more magnified results if that makes sense. A change of 12.5 has often been needed so I wonder if t3 might be too chaotic?