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Help interpreting blood results (With Ranges this time!)

Help interpreting blood results (With Ranges this time!)

Hi Everyone,

Thanks for all your replies on my other posts - finally have blood results with ranges this time!

I am currently on 1.5 Grains NDT (raising to 2 this week)

Betaine HCI

TRICHO

Selenium 200 mcg

B-12 5000 mg

B-Right (Jarrow) Methylcobalamin B12 + Pantethine + P-5-p

Vitamin D3 5,000 iu

Cod Liver Oil 1000 mg

Krill Oil

Primrose Oil

Zinc 25 mg

Probiotic

DIM

Magnesium 500 mg

Progesterone Cream

L-Tryptophan Peptide

vitex agnus-castus

Methyl folate (starting today)

Vit K2 (starting today)

I can see my vit D is low, but I am supplementing with naturewise Vit D3 5,000IU. Any observations/comments would be greatly appreciated! xx

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You should supplement your iron as well with an aim of getting your ferritin level higher. You want it to 100.

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Hey Blue bug thank you! Do you have an iron supplement you would recommend? R x

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Standard supplement is ferrous fumerate. You can get it from the pharmacist counter at Boots, Asda, Tesco etc, an independent pharmacist or on Amazon from a pharmacy that sell there. You may need to say you have low iron and been advised to get it to the pharmacist.

Standard advise is to take two per day for 6- 8 weeks then retest ferritin levels. However as iron supplements tend to give people bowel issues you can take one per day over a much longer period. In that case you will need to retest after 4 months. Make sure you take your iron 4 hours away from levo and 2 hours away from everything else.

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Haaaaamazing! Thank you, Thank you!!

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Rhsana,

If you can get a few hours sun on your face and arms during the week you don't need to supplement vitD until October-April. If not, 5,000iu alternate days should be ample.

Supplement iron with 500mg-1,000mg vitamin C to raise ferritin.

Full blood count evaluations are within range.

labtestsonline.org/understa...

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I am not a medical professional and this information is not intended to be a substitute for medical guidance from your own doctor. Please check with your personal physician before applying any of these suggestions.

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This is super helpful thank you!

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Forgot to ask... is the swelling all part of Myxoedema?

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Can you pull the skin away from it or is it 'stuck' mucin of myxoedema makes the tissue thick and you can't 'pinch' your skin

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hmmmmm in some areas its harder to pinch than others... neck, arms hands seem to be the hardest

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