Thyroid results

Hi I lost my login GP stopped my levothyroxine and only TSH is below range so what do I do next please diagnosed 2011 and was taking 150mcg levothyroxine but was taking 150mcg levothyroxine and 20mcg t3 before that and I left 24 hours for levothyroxine and 12 hours for t3 and I fasted and had bloods done first thing thankyou

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TSH 0.03 (0.2 - 4.2)

FREE T4 20.4 (12 - 22)

FREE T3 3.2 (3.1 - 6.8)

TPO ANTIBODY >1300 (<34)

TG ANTIBODY 256.3 (<115)

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  • symptoms list if relevant

    hair loss

    tired and wired

    muscle cramps

    goitre

    difficulty swallowing

    dry mouth

    cramps

    constipation

    feeling cold

    sweating

    cold hands and feet

    flaky nails

    heavy feeling in eyes and eyelids

    depression

    anxiety

    hair loss

    heavy and irregular periods

    muscle spasms

    pins and needles in feet and legs

    breathlessness

    losing eyelashes

  • You were NOT over medicated just because of low TSH. FT4 is within range and FT3 is low

    Your high antibodies confirm you have Hashimoto's

    Hashimoto's very often affects the gut, leading to low stomach acid, low vitamin levels and leaky gut.

    Low vitamins that affect thyroid are vitamin D, folate, ferritin and B12. Important to test these.

    If they are too low they stop Thyroid hormones working.

    Have these been tested, if not ask that they are. Always get actual results and ranges.

    As you have Hashimoto's then hidden food intolerances may be causing issues, most common by far is gluten. Changing to a strictly gluten free diet may help reduce symptoms. Very, very many of us here find it really helps and can slowly lower antibodies.

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    Low stomach acid can be an issue

    Lots of posts on here about how to improve with Apple cider vinegar or Betaine HCL

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    Other things to help heal gut lining

    Bone broth

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    Probiotics

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    If you can't get full thyroid and vitamin testing from GP

    thyroiduk.org.uk/tuk/testin...

    Medichecks Thyroid plus ultra vitamin or Blue Horizon Thyroid plus eleven are the most popular choice. DIY finger prick test or option to pay extra for private blood draw. Both companies often have money off offers.

    All thyroid tests should be done as early as possible in morning and fasting and don't take Levo in the 24 hours prior to test, delay and take straight after.

  • your TSH was fine

    Freet4 also fine

    Freet3 way too low

    this indicates that

    ferritin

    folate

    b12

    vit d3

    are less than halfway in their ranges as this is the vital bit needed for T4 to convert to T3

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