Here's some good info on how to use SPINA mathematical software - developed by the world's leading thyroidologists and available free of charge online - to make better sense of thyroid labs. Thyroid labs by themselves are highly unreliable and don't tell you whether you in are in the optimal range or not.
SPINA MODEL - GOING BEYOND TSH: Here's some good... - Thyroid UK
I've read this and find it sensible in many ways, but there are serious errors in it. First and foremost the SPINA model was NOT developed by the people he says, but by Dr Johannes Dietrich in Germany, an advisor to TUK. He clearly is not acquainted with the literature on this. Also I do not agree with the idea that total suppression of TSH is always detrimental in therapy, or that in some patients, T3 only is a dangerous and non physiological treatment. Also I do not agree with the idea that NDT is dangerous because of its "wrong" T4/T3 ratios. These therapies naturally have to be more closely controlled than say T4 only, but good control renders them perfectly acceptable.
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was told Thyroid function was 'normal' yet they only looked at TSH levels ..so annoyed.
am 33 years old and female.
Thank you in advance.
TSH 4.27 (0.27 - 4.20)
FREE T4 17.3...
My TSH keeps going up and down despite no change in dose?
TSH in Nov 2016 was 3.8 then in Jan 2017
diagnose exactly what thyroid problems we may have.
Only thing is that you need a TSH, T3 and T4...
TSH 3.41 mu/L (0.30- 4.40)
Free T4 level 10.9 pmol/L (9.0-19.1)
My results in February 2018...