Last year I got severe Alopecia areata and while getting tested discovered I have hashimotos. I am really hesitant to go back to my endo because she didn't actually tell me I had hashimotos- I had to read it in a referral letter I peeked at to my GP. I found this to be quite a shocking failure of duty of care.
Anyhow my doctor has run my thyroid tests and the results are within normal range. I had read a lot about normal vs optimal. I currently take a targeted immune suppressants which is successfully treating my alopecia areat and I will probably be on for life in order to keep it in remission.
My ferritin levels, saturation levels and iron levels are all abysmal- 7, 12, and 11. I am currently on an iron supplement, biotin supplement, b vitamin supplement, vitamin d 8000 mg per day, methyl-folonic acid supplement, vitamin c supplement.
I was very thin at first and now am gaining fast without any change to diet. I feel tired and blah and usually have to sleep from 8 to 8 or am exhausted. After going through a year of hell when I lost all my hair I really want to feel a bit better now I am growing my hair back.
I am interested in maybe seeing if a small dose of t3 will help me but don't have any doctor I feel comfortable enough to ask for advice. My current gp thinks my levels are fine.
My Tsh is 2.82 mIU/L
Free T4 is 15.4 pmol/L
Free T3 is 4.3 pmol/L
Any advice would be greatly appreciated.