I was finally diagnosed with hypothyroidism after a miscarriage, but had had symptoms for 20 years before that. Put on Levo which made me feel even worse- could barely function with extreme fatigue, bad hairloss, fluid retention etc etc. Finally 8 months ago switched to NDT in the form of NatureThroid, and gradually built up to 3.5 grains. Felt great with much much less fatigue, hairloss stopping and weight loss. My TSH was obviously very suppressed (<0.01), which the GP was not happy about but I explained that that is what NDT does.. My FT4 remained unchanged (circa 12.4) and initially my FT3 was around 6.1 which the GP was also upset, but I was determined to treat based on improvements in clinical symptoms and I felt great. However in recent months I've been feeling v tired again with severe hairloss. TSH and FT4 remain unchanged, but of note is that my FT3 has dropped to 4.6 . Not sure why that would happen? My Ferritin values on the low side (37), but unchanged from when I first started NDT- am working on increasing this based on ideas in this forum (Vit c with iron etc). B12 is normal, and Vit D is low (as before), and I am supplementing. I am also gluten free and have been for around 8 years now. Shall I increase the NDT dose and is this normal> Any tips/ ideas gratefully received.. Thanks to all in advance
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