Hi All, Hope everyone's enjoying the warm weather. I recently took the Thyroid Plus test Genova and have my results to post. Any help interpreting would be very much appreciated. I am currently being treated by Dr Peatfield for low thyroid due to poor conversion and presently on T3 only (75mcg/day split into 3 doses). I've been on this dose for around 7 months but my symptoms have returned/worsened (basal temp is average <36.2 and main symptoms are low energy, fatigue, headaches, constipation, hair loss, facial puffiness and inability to lose weight despite all efforts). Wondering if this might be due to needing a dose increase perhaps? I thought 75mcg was quite a lot and so I wasn't sure whether I should raise further? I will be sending Dr P the new labs for analysis and further guidance on my treatment. However this takes time so in the meantime I wondered if you could interpret my results and advise accordingly.
Many thanks in advance.
My results are as follows:
Total T4 = < 13 L range = 58 - 161 nmol/L - Outside reference range
TSH = 0.51 range 0.40 - 4.00 mIU/L - Within reference range
Free FT4 = < 3.9 L range 11.5 - 22.7 pmol/L - Outside reference range
Free T3 = 9.3 H range 2.8 - 6.5 pmol/L - Outside reference range
FT4 : FT3 Ratio = 0.4 L range 2.0 - 4.5 Ratio - Outside reference range
Reverse T3 = < 0.14 L range 0.14 - 0.54 nmol/L - Outside reference range
TG < 20 range < = 40 IU/ml - Within reference range
TPO < 10 range < = 35 IU/ml - Within reference range
I also had some other blood tests which may be useful to know:
Serum total 25-hydroxy Vit D level = 89 nmol/L range 75.0 - 250.0
Serum ferritin level (XE24r) = 34 ug/L range 10.0 - 322.0 Note: this was a repeat test from one done in Jan this year when the result was 40 ug/L (same range).
Folate tested in Jan was 19.9 ug/L range 5.4 - 24.0 - Test wasn't repeated this time.