What were your t3 levels when you started, what did they go to when you took it and did it make you feel any better?
Mine have never really been that low but I feel horrendous.
I've been referred to endocrinology mainly for PCOS in January. I called this morning because I haven't heard anything but have just been told there's a 16 week waiting list and they'll be in touch nearer the time (May...)
My Levo was increased to alternate 75mcg/100mcg from 75mcg daily. Will be 3 weeks on Friday. I'm sleeping slightly less but my other symptoms cold, brain fog, puffy face and weight gain are still having a party.
I was on 75mcg for 6 months and on that my tsh got to 0.29, t4 top quarter of range and t3 just outside top quarter. I was feeling good and lost 10kg since starting Levo.
People were commenting I was looking better and had lost weight and we're quite surprised when I didn't seem happy about it or them stating it. I was, I just felt since I hadn't changed anything other than started taking meds it could be so easily taken away again.
My recent tsh was 2.23 (0.27-4.2) t4 12.5 (12-22) and t3 4.5 (3.1-6.8) and I've gained 4lb back in the last 2 months.
I went gluten free in September. I have hashi's and antibodies increased also.
I'm just sick to death of feeling like this and like I have no control over my own body or how it looks and waiting and relying on the clueless nhs to decide when I should or shouldn't be feeling well based on labs.
Then I see Gigi Hadid saying how she knew something was wrong when she gained 3kg and now with the right treatment feels great and has lost that and more. I gained 3 stone and was told my slightly elevated tsh was clinically insignificant before I finally qualified for treatment!!!
So anyway i'm really considering trying t3 privately. I'm just concerned about going hyper with my t3 levels.
(Sorry I also needed the rant. I work for the NHS and thought my patients had it bad with our slowly reducing 12 week waiting list.)