hypothyrodism

  1. V

    Got my thyroid labs, can someone please provide some advice

    Hi everyone, I went to the dr a while back and requested bloodwork for thyroid, this is what I got back and it seems abnormal to me. TSH seems high and I’m having hypo symptoms, feeling extremely tired poor sleep, body feels heavy in the morning, inability to think clearly, shortness of breathe...
  2. Nocalves

    Hypothyroidism??

    I know it is late question.. Week ago I jumped on 25mcg of levothyroxine because of some sides… I am on trt for few years and have really low SHBG - 8,8 so most of those sides could be because of bad protocol. Anyway sides are - hair loss, low sexdrive + ED, bad mood, tiredness, and morning body...
  3. H

    Tsh slightly elevated, doc put me on meds for it?

    So im on test for years now. Went in for my 3 month checkup and my tsh came up as 5.7 The doctor prescribed me 50 mcg unithroid It would explain alot, such as my fatigue, sleep issues. Brain fog and being cold for a while now. Should i start on the meds, or should i test my t3, t4, rt3 and...
  4. C

    My recent thyroid blood test

    Tsh: 2.78 (.4-4.5) T3 free: 3 (2-4.4) T4 free: 1.18 (.82 - 1.77) Reverse t3: 14.2 (9-24) Thyro antiB: <1 (0-.9) TPO Ab: 8 (0-34) I was having hypo symptoms but they may be related to low Testosterone. Waiting on those results too. What do y’all think?
  5. J

    SHBG, EGFR, and Hypothyroidism...

    SHBG is talked about a lot as a good predictor of how fast one clears testosterone out of their body. Low SHBG frequently necessitates the need for more frequent injections per week. Do factors such as EGFR and hypothyroidism also factor into how fast an individual processes testosterone? On the...
  6. Nelson Vergel

    Reverse T3 (rT3): Should it be measured in patients with hypothyroidism?

    There is a lot of controversy about whether reverse T3 (rT3) should be measured to assess hypothyroidism. The normal thyroid gland secretes T4 (an inactive precursor), T3 (the active hormone), and reverse T3, a biologically inactive form of T3 that may block T3 from binding to the thyroid...
  7. H

    Resistant to thyroid hormones?Thyroid hormones and trt

    Hi guys: I´m here since last year all your posts helped me a lot to begin with TRT, i´ve had some improvement, not like i would but definitively improvements after much years with sexual issues, i´m a 37 years,hiv positive since 2010 undectetable since 2011, with hypothyroidism. Beginning this...
  8. Nelson Vergel

    Psychiatric Issues and Low Mood Caused by Hormone Problems

    Review Article Psychiatric Manifestations of Endocrine Disorders Full Paper: Psychiatric Manifestations of Endocrine Disorders ADRENAL: CUSHING’S SYNDROME AND ADDISON’S DISEASE Over the past few decades, a number of authors have found a significant amount of psychological disorders...
  9. Nelson Vergel

    High Doses of Testosterone Caused Hypothyrodism in Rats

    Effects of Testosterone Enanthate Treatment in Conjunction with Resistance Training on Thyroid Hormones and Lipid Profile This study was conducted to determine the effects of 8-week administration of testosterone enanthate (TE) in conjunction with resistance training (RT) on thyroid hormones...
  10. H

    HIV hypothyroidism and TRT

    Hi guys: Some days ago i post a thread in other section only with two answers that didnt helped me much, i´m confused and desperate,i´m from Bogotá Colombia, i´m a 37 years old hiv positive guy with hypothyroidism being treated with levothyroxyne 50 mcg, my HIV meds are lamivudine/zidovudine...
  11. H

    HIV guy on TRT

    Hi Guys: I´m new here, i´m a 37 years old, seven years since my diagnostic since then i have been suffering low libido and erectyle dysfunction, all this years my sexual life has been a disaster :( , only until this year after private consulting with an andrologist i´m on trt(before i was...
  12. D

    New Defy Medical Patient - Please Critique Protocol

    Hello ExcelMale Community, I am new the to community, but have been lurking for a while. I finally took the plunge to address my low T, got my labs done, contacted Defy, had my consultation with Dr. Calkins (super nice & informative guy. CBC With Differential/Platelet WBC 5.2 x10E3/uL 3.4 -...
  13. Nelson Vergel

    Hypothyroidism: Facts, Interactions and Resources

    Source: Guidelines | American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Thanks to Orrin Israel for gathering these thyroid information resources: Basic sources to research Thyroid issues and testing: ****************************************** https://stopthethyroidmadness.com/ Spend time here...
  14. Nelson Vergel

    Hypopituitarism patterns and prevalence among men with macroprolactinomas. Pituitary.

    Tirosh A, Benbassat C, Lifshitz A, Shimon I. Hypopituitarism patterns and prevalence among men with macroprolactinomas. Pituitary. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11102-014-0563-z PURPOSE: Men with prolactin-secreting tumors usually harbor macroadenomas. The degree of pituitary...
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