Something I should have mentioned in the original post.
I carry a lot of internal fat. My waist is 108 cm. You are considered at risk when you’re over 94 cm.
Also, I have trouble loosing weight. I train hard, I eat clean and I use JB’s Precision Nutrition system (not to the letter though, just like he tell us to).
I’m pretty strong, my arms and legs are cut, but I have this out of proportion pot belly. If I eat enough to grow some muscle, I just add extra fat. So I’ve decided to cut. I’ve cut from 2500 cal tot 2000 cal. I loose 1k and stall. I raise it gradually to 250 cal again. I gain 1k and more if I raise it further.
I’ve been stairing at this problem for nearly 2 years and didn’t find a solution. It’s time to face it and put it at the top of my priority list.
I know the “parameters are within range”. But look at them. TSH is rather high. T3 an T4 are pretty low.
Also, I have dust mite allergy. Been diagnosed with that when I had my blood checked. This puts extra stress on the body. Cortisol was “within normal range” also.
This also got me worried: http://www.thyroid.org/patients/brochures/Hypothyroidism%20_web_booklet.pdf
on page 9.
In most labs, the normal range for TSH is 0.4 mU/L to 4.0 mU/L (Figure 4). If your TSH is above 4.0 mU/L on both a first test and a repeat test, you probably have hypothyroidism.
Most people whose thyroid works normally have a TSH between 0.4 and 2.5 mU/L. If your TSH is above 2.5 mU/L, your doctor should test your blood for anti-thyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO) antibodies. If you have these antibodies, your immune system may be attacking your thyroid and you may be at risk for developing hypothyroidism. You should have the TSH test repeated at least once a year. There is no need to repeat a positive anti-TPO test.