Deiodinase lodothyronine type II
DIO2 (T92A) rs225014
Heterozygous variant genotype TA
I think this means i have inherited from one parent but got 2 defective genes thats about all i was told by counsellor she really wasnt very clear on explaining it all,,, I am told to add T3 to levothyroxine to feel better, I had just been to an Endo before i received this test, he had reduced my Levothyroxine from 150mg to 100 and added 20mgs of Liothyronine T3 which is to be split into 2 doses taken am & pm... does anyone know if this is the right dose for this gene or should i have more added,
I do feel better on this mix but I think i have more room for improvement , my head is much clearer and energy level as better and have been told I have colour in my face and i no longer look like im dead as I now gave a glow in my cheeks, i no longer look totally stressed and dont look or act like I'm about to kill someone anymore,, omg I didnt realise thats how i had looked to others funny how people only mention these things when you look better, I
I still have a few muscular pains going on, I have only been on T3 for 6 days,, so hopefully other things will also improve soon just wondered what others with this defective gene what they have been prescribed , is 20mgs enough or should i be asking to get more to reach the muscular pain ? and to help my hair grow back thicker as I have been Hypo 12 years now and suppose all the pains and everything I have been feeling will not go away over night..