TSH of 3.21
Free T4 of 1.17
TSH should be closer to 1.0
fT4 seems a bit below mid range, need lab units
"Possible inflammation in lower neck. I feel constant pressure/ache below
my Adams Apple, like my trachea is being gently squeezed"
That is where your thyroid is.
Thyroid looks enlarged?
Lumpy or asymmetrical?
Sore - yes
Low body temps? -yes
What is your history of [not] using iodized salt?
Restaraunts typically do not use iodized salt or put i shakers.
Processed foods and prepared meals - same problem.
Find out what what is used at your base.
fT4 [want free thyroid hormones, not T3, T4]
If you can get these:
thyroid autoimmune panel
Please follow these links in 2nd post of 1st forum topic:
- advice for new guys
- things that damage your hormones
- thyroid basics explained
Low thyroid function causes weight gain, low energy, low initiative, mood problems
You might have an iodine deficiency.