Latest blood results

Latest blood results

Am I correct in assuming the bloods here relating to my thyroid are all totally normal?

It's the first thyroid test I've done as a side to monitoring my b12 levels that were really low and giving a host of symptoms.

I usually stick to he PAS group but I'd appreciate a little feedback due to not understanding what each test result actually means.

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  • Steap,

    Thyroid levels are euthyroid (normal). FT4 and FT3 are about the best I've seen in a patient not taking thyroid medication.

    Thyroid antibodies are negative for autoimmune thyroiditis (Hashimoto's).

    Vitamin D is insufficient. VitD is optimal around 100. I would supplement D3 10,000iu daily for 6 weeks then reduce to 5,000iu daily for a couple of months and then 5,000iu alternate days and retest in June.

    CRP is an inflammation marker so a low result is excellent.

    Ferritin is optimal >100 through to half way in range so 155 is very good.

    I'll leave comment on B12 and folate to PAS.

  • Thank you. I thought that was the case but I'm no expert.

    Lab doctor recommended 2000iu D3 daily for 12 weeks then a retest.

    There are so many opinions on D is difficult to know what's best.

    I guess it's a case of monitoring the levels every so often and titrating.

  • Steap,

    I don't think 2,000iu is sufficient as a winter maintenance dose let alone to raise low vitD.

  • Minefield.......

  • Steap,

    Not really. Taking a lower dose will simply take longer to improve levels.

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