How is it possible that I can take a higher dose of NDT and do my labs at the same time as prior and come out with lower TSH and T3?
Prior labs (NDT dose @ 2.00 grains - 130mg):
Current labs: (NDT dose @ 2.25 grains - 146.25mg):
In my case, FT3/FT4 levels are within range (upper limit of FT3) but the pituitary hormone TSH has not been responding to thyroid replacement as I previously posted on.
More investigation reveals that I carry the Thr92AlaD2 variant which predisposes me to a T4-T3 conversion defect (+/+ [C/C]...
I've been on TRT for about 2 years (100mg twice a week, 0.25 arimidex at the time of injections). 4 months ago my labs showed:
TSH: 2.12 (0.15-4.5)
T3: 1.1 (0,8-2)
T4: 7 (4.5-12)
FT4: 15 (11.5-23)
FT3: 3.3 (2.5-5.8)
Bloods were taken in the morning
After that my endo put me on...
I want to my doctor for yearly physical. Prior to physical blood test was ordered for CBC, Lipids, Metabolic Panel, etc. Everything looked good. I'm 46. At physical I complained of difficulty losing weight even though I am working out 4 to 5 days per week. I would not describe myself as fat but...
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland located in the lower front of the neck. It produces thyroxine or T4, which is converted to tririodothyronine, or T3. T4 production is controlled by thyroid stimulating hormone or TSH, a hormone produced by the pituitary...