This has been on my mind for some days now and I've been trying to figure it out. When I managed to get T3 from my surgery about one and a half months ago, it didn't take me long to feel and look so much better. My blood test results at the time were;
TSH 1.8 (0.2 -4.5)
FREE T4 14 (9-21)
FREE T3 3.3 (2.6 - 6.2)
I also argued the case to keep my current dose of 100mcg of thyroxine (initially the Doc had wanted to reduce it to 75mcg but after taking my pulse and saying either you're very fit (not) or you have a very low pulse due to being hypo., he agreed to leave the dose. So, at the moment, I'm taking;
10mcg of T3 & 100mcg of T4 every morning
Over the last week, I feel I'm failing again, not sleeping well (worse than usual) and getting more stiffness in the hands and sore neck/shoulders (falling apart)! Could this be due to too much thyroxine? According to the Doctor, my thyroid doesn't produce any hormone now. My appointment with the Doc is in January so would welcome any help and advice now xx
ps also thought my weight would come down but it hasn't!