Please can anyone have a go at interpreting my latest blood test results, saw yet another doctor at my practice and had the old your TSH levels are normal discussion!
Serum free T4 - 15 (range is 9 to 25)
TSH - 3.2 (range is 0.3 to 5)
Vitamin B12 - 433 (range is 220 - 700)
Folate level - 5.9 (range is 2.6 - 17.3)
Ferritin level - 26 (range is 10 - 420)
Vitamin D level - 47 - (range of 30 to 50 is inadequate in some people)
Iron level - 19 (range is 14 - 28)
Inorganic phosphate level - 0.66 below range (range is 0.8 - 1.5) that's to do with my bone profile
Thyroid peroxidase antibody level - <20 (range is <60 Negative, 60 to 99 weak positive, 100 - 2000 - positive)
I am really confused now. The Dr I saw today said that my Vit D and ferritin levels needed addressing which could account for my lack of energy which is fair enough but I don't think they are anything to do with my increasing weight gain - I have put on 2 stone since this time last year despite changing my diet for the better.
I have ticked over 40 symptoms on the Thyroid UK list so showing very definite hypo clinical symptoms but she couldn't offer much explaination at all as to why I was feeling like I do and what to do to stop the weight going up!
I am peri menopausal and I accept that this could have a bearing on the weight gain but I have to put more effort in which feeling as tired all the time as I do is not the best answer in the world!
Oh and when I asked about adrenal gland saliva tests, she clearly didn't know what they were and said the NHS didn't do those tests! Head, brick and wall time