I guess I'm a bit confused... my doctor had me do a blood panel a few months ago and he only did TSH which was 1.2 and I was feeling great! Fast forward 2 months later and I'm feeling crappy again (fatigued, headaches, cold, ZERO weight loss) so I asked him to do a full thyroid panel... results are:
T4 - 1.70 (this lab's range is 0.8 - 1.6)
TSH - 1.630 (this lab's range is 0.45-5.40)
T3 - 5.5 (this lab's range is 2.0 - 4.4)
If I had only had my TSH levels checked he would have no idea that anything was wrong. Now he thinks my dosage should go from 1.37 mcg of Levothyroxine to 125 mcg. Change nothing else except maybe stop taking conventional birth control pills and switch to nuva ring and maybe my weight loss will kick back into gear... fyi I eat very healthy and exercise.
Any thoughts?? I feel like maybe I should go to an Endo since this FP doc might not know enough. Also maybe I should be taking T3?