Well after getting my BH test results I've started self medicating with t3. Its only been 2 weeks but I'm really not feeling any better, am I being impatient ?
I was taking 100mg of levo when tests were done
TSH - 5.9 0.27- 4.2
T4 - 11.92. 12-22
T3. - 2.68. 3.1 - 6.8
I started on 6.25mg of t3 just over 2 weeks ago. In the last few days I have a few times had roughly a 1/3 of a tablet so approx 8mg.
About 10 days ago I also upped my levo to 125mg, which was my original dose before doc messed about with it.
I've also upped my b12 from 1000mg / day to 2000mg / day, as it was a bit low in range. I've also started taking 3000iu vit D3 as it came back insufficient. I'm taking b complex which includes a good amount of folate and that level was just below mid range. And my iron was good, top of the range, without supplementing.
My body temp has gone from 35.7 to 36.6 in the last 2 weeks, so a good sign. But I'm not feeling any better 😞. Totally shattered today. I had bad brain fog yesterday, went to step daughters yesterday to do a meal ( I always cook ) and I really struggled to figure it all out. Today I feel like I really over used my spoons and shattered 😞 My joint pain also seems worse ? At times a lot worse.
To confuse things further I've been having increasing problems in the tummy department. I've been a strict ceoliac for 20 years. But lately seem to be getting regular symptoms of contamination which most of the time is impossible as I'm so careful. Separate toasters spread ect. I'm guessing part of my fatigue could be possible auto immune response to a food stuff my tum has decided not to tolerate any more. So may have to give dairy free a go 😠.
Do you think I can up the t3 to 12.5mg a day in 2 doses, or is it a bit soon ?