Hi I've been looking at everyones posts for a while now and thought I would sign up to the community. As you all probably know it is a lonely place having so many symptoms that apparently relate to nothing.
I have suffered for as long as I can remember with numerous symptoms such as low mood, emotional, cold hands and feet, abdominal pain, chronic constipation, pressure head, dry skin and feet, extreme fatigue, lack of concentration, sickness and light headed after exercise sometimes tight chest unable to take deep breath, recent weight gain and joint pain in heel, hip and ankle.
I decided to go private and they suggested thyroid tests. My tsh has been normal for years since I had a goitre and half my thyroid removed in 2015.
TSH 2.51 (.5 - 5.0)
FT4 12 (12-22)
FT3 4.6 (3.1 - 6.8)
THYROXINE TOTAL 78 (59 - 154)
THYROGLOBULIN 17.6 (0-115)
PEROXIDASE 22.7 (0 -34)
Other results from Nov 17
Vit D- 38.5 (80 - 150)
Calcium level 2.1 (2.1 -2.55)
GFR 76 (no range)
Serum total protein level 67 (64- 83)
Serum folate level 2.5 (3.1 - 20.5)
Serum vit b12 336pg/ml (187 - 883)
Ferritin level 45 (20 - 204)
Faecal Calprotectin 99 (0 - 50)
I am now coming off sertraline 50mg to gain a more accurate reading. A lot of the results are borderline but I've had nothing conclusive and what could be causing my I'll health.
Hoping to find people who understand