I began taking Thyroid S at the beginning of November. I followed the STTM protocol so I've taken....
1 grain for 12 days
1.5 grains for 12 days
2 grains for 46 days
GP then did 'full thyroid test' which was TSH & FT4, which I realise misses the important FT3. My TSH had dropped from 4.66 to <0.03, a slight increase in my FT4 from 16.22 (12-22) to 12.7 (10-20).
I felt that I needed a slight increase so I've now been on 2.5 grains for 2 weeks.
However, my nails are stating to break again, I'm getting a fair few boil/cyst like spots & my voice keeps breaking like I have a sore throat. These symptoms had subsided but have started to return. Anybody know why this may happen?
All my vits were optimal before I started NDT, but they could have changed in the last 3 months.
I realise that without FT3 its hard to know what's really happening. So I'm going to pay for some BH tests. Would you do them now or when I've been on this dose for a few more weeks?
Any advice would be very gratefully received.