Hi everyone. I'm new here. My health is a bit complicated and I've recently discovered through private testing that I also have less than optimal thyroid levels and high thyroid antibodies. I present with typical and severe Hypothyroid symptoms and have done for three years.
After quite a lot of research I decided to self-medicate and have been taking 12.5mcg T3 three times a day for a couple of weeks. Within a couple of hours of the first dose I could feel my head clear so I suspect I'm onto a winner with this and as I increase the dose I might see other symptom improvements too.
My basal temperature is still low. 35.3 degrees. My resting heartrate (which is abnormally low at 25bpm lower than when I was healthy and active) has increased from around 58bpm to 64-66bpm since taking the T3. But my basal temperature isn't budging.
I'd be grateful for any advice or others' experiences of T3 and basal temperature. How quickly should I increase the dose, and when should I start to see an improvement in my temperature? I don't want to increase too quickly or take the dose too high.