Hi everyone! Im from the Philippines. Im struggling with depression for about a year now. Im always in a low mood, i always easily get irritated, i have anxiety, i have a brittle hair and sometimes i have insomnia. The first thing i did was to go to a psychiatrist since I felt depressed all of a sudden without major problems in my life. The psychiatrist just gave an antidepressant (brintellix 10mg). I took it for 2 months, the first 5 weeks of taking it was scary. I felt more depressed and anxious with suicidal thoughts. After taking the pills for 2 months, i abruptly stopped taking it, for the fear of becoming dependent on it. I never came back to that doctor again. After 5 mos i went to an endocrinologist and have my thyroid ultrasound and ft3,ft4,tsh test. Here are the results:
TSH - .061 uIU/mL (normal range: .25-5.0)
fT3 - 3.72 pmol/L (normal range: 4.0 - 8.3)
fT4 - 14.71 pmol/L (normal range: 10.6 - 19.4)
My ultrasound says that:
"Enlarged thyroid gland with complex hyphoechoic nodules"
My endocrinologist says its all normal but my fT3 is obviously not. The doctor didnt prescribe any meds, she also advised me to stop taking my SAMe, fish oil and folic acid because accdg to her i can get all of those from foods.
What should i do now since there are symptoms i cant ignore? Thanks!