I would really really appreciate some of your opinions on this.
I have been getting slowly more and more exhausted. I used to be a heavy exerciser (10+ hrs per week) until I gradually found exercise would leave me lying in bed for 2-3 days. I’m self employed and now unable to work due to exhaustion. I found out I had quite low ferritin and felt LOADS better taking iron but then my iron went high with ferritin OK but not great, so had to stop supplementing. I have been assuming it was low adrenal function as I had a cortisol test and all the symptoms but then looked into thyroid.
These are my thyroid results from a private Thriva blood test (July 2018).
B12 (active) 300.00 pmol/L (25.1-165.0 pmol/L)
Ferritin 59.1 ug/L (13.0-150.00 ug/L)
Folate 34.4 nmol/L (8.83-60.8 nmol/L)
TSH 2.02 mIU/L (0.27-4.3 mIU/L)
FT4 17.8 pmol/L (12.0-23.0 pmol/L)
FT3 4.82 pmol/L (3.1-6.8 pmol/L)
Anti TPO 92.5 kIU/L (0.0-34.0 kIU/L)
Thyroxine 92.0 nmol/L (66.0-181.0 nmol/L)
Anti thyroglobulin antibodies (TGAB) 18.4 kU/L (0.0-115.0 kU/L)
Vitamin D 84.7 nmol/L (50.0-200.0 nmol/L)
When I was still able to work and exercise but discovered my ferritin was low (Feb 2017) my TSH was 1.33.
I’ve started reading up a lot about treating Hashimoto’s but wondering whether I should approach the GP for a trial of levothyroxine or just try to get it under control with diet and supplements (as I am at the moment).
Any opinions would be GREATLY appreciated. My life is severely limited all I can really do is go for a 30 min walk most days. Can barely even do shopping and haven’t seen friends in over a year!
So fed up