I am posting for a friend, possibly in the peri-menapause, who has some blood results which she would like some feedback on please. Background info no previous history of thyroid issues but has a lot of the kind of memory issues which I have ( hypo thyroid). My friend had a serious motorbike accident a few years ago and has not recovered from post-concussion syndrome, I wondered whether it might be to do with something else in her bloods. Also, has been taking citalapram for a number of years and is apparently being left on it to help her brain recover from the very serious concussion injury.
TSH 2.24 range (0.34 - 5.6)
FT4 9.2 range (6.5 -17) !!!! 6.5!! notes state that if patient is taking Biotin ( she is but only 50ug in a multi vit) then this figure may actually be lower than stated here ?? never heard of this before.
B12 958 range 145 - 914
folate 24.8 no range
Ferritin 73 range 11- 307
se iron 23.4 range 5 - 30.4
Some other results which may be an issue ( I have no clue :-))
Plasma viscosity 1.48 range 1.50 - 1.72
Iron saturation 41% range 14-51%
serum alkaline phosphatase 34 range 42 - 98
serum bilirubin 21 range 5 - 20.50
corrected serum calcium 2.23 range 2.23 - 2.58
Vit D has not been tested. I thought that the thyroid results indicate it is sluggish but the multi-vits seem to be doing a good job of keeping iron etc up. Clearly they are not going to test T3 as her results are 'in range'. Any suggestions?