I have just found out that the blood results given to me via the receptionist at the GP surgery was wrong. She told me that my TSH was 4.2 when in fact it was 0.24. At the time I was on 1.5 grains of armour but feeling really awful. T4 came in at 12.4 (range 12-22) and T3 4.6 (3.1-6.8) an increase from 3.8 whilst on levo 87.5mcg (I only found out the latter results today). After more reading I decided as per STTM that I must have stayed on too low a dose of armour and induced an autoimmune attack therefore pushing up the TSH. As a result over the last 2 weeks I have increased the dose by 1 grain and splitting the dose. I am not exhibiting cardiac signs of over dose but I am feeling really poorly as I was on 1.5 grains. Now I need to reduce the dose back but wondering what would be the best way to do this? The endo also told me I had chronic fatigue syndrome which has left me feeling confused as I thought this was diagnosed when all blood tests come back as normal. He advised me to come off Armour and start cognitive behavioural therapy. Does anyone have any thoughts on this too? FYI I am waiting on a 24 hr adrenal saliva test to come back, take lots of supplements and am almost gluten, sugar free. I am losing hope of ever feeling well again. Thanks for all your thoughts and expertise.
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