Saw my doc yesterday. I've been hypo and treated since 1996. Visited with doc about test results. I usually get my results in print out form since I am with so many others and don't take 'fine/normal' as a given. My results last year showed TSH at 3.10 Triglycerides were 190 and cholestrol had ticked up as well. This year same lab and now my TSH is1.77 and thyroxine serum free is 1.7. Cholestrol is down and Triglycerides are at 143. I have never in the almost 20 years since being medicated has my TSH swung that much in one year. Over the course of this past year I have become more cold sensitive, eye lashes falling out, fatigued and just not felt myself. Tried to visit with my doc (new to me) about this and she said my numbers were good and she didn't feel the need to change anything as if she upped my dosage it would put me in the hyper area as the T4 was at the upper range already. Her suggestion was to take my regular dosage 6 times a week and on the 7th day take a pill and a half. Has anyone ever heard of this type of suggestion? I am trying to wrap my head around that one as I don't know how that could help and it scares me to take 11/2 times my normal at one time. For me my normal or some what normal is TSH of .5-1.5 but closer to .5. At least then I feel as though I have energy and I'm not falling asleep at 7 PM and not cold. HELP.
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