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Test Lab Results, Thoughts?


Other tests ive had done, of note.

Vitamin B12 1483 (210 - 910) pg/mL (this is obviously really high)

Vitamin D3, 25-OH 52 ng/mL
Vitamin D2, 25-OH <5 ng/mL
Total 25-OH VitD 52 (30 - 80)ng/mL

Latest TSH

TSH 2.20 0.36 - 4.20 uIU/mL


Please read the advice for new guys sticky. Then check your body temperatures. Note points concerning iodine, iodized salt VS sea salt.

Is your neck thick around your thyroid gland?

I see that fT4 and fT3 are below mid range, which is considered ideal. That and elevated TSH warrants further investigation.

age: 28

Where to you carry fat? -changes?
Are you able to loose fat? -changes?


(edited) added stuff below


-age 29
-height 5 foot 7
-waist 32inch
-weight 178
-describe body and facial hair - zero chest and back hair, hard time growing a beard.
-describe where you carry fat and how changed - mostly lower back and lower abs.
-health conditions, symptoms [history] (see below)
-Rx and OTC drugs, any hair loss drugs or prostate drugs ever. no
-lab results with ranges (see top of thread)
-describe diet [some create substantial damage with starvation diets] lots of carbs, no gluten, i dont eat shit.
-describe training [some ruin there hormones by over training] mountain dog style, and power lifting
-testes ache, ever, with a fever? never
-how have morning wood and nocturnal erections changed same as usual, frequent


Testosterone,Adult Male 1105 (300 - 1080ng/dL)

SHBG 70 (11 - 80nmol/L)

Testosterone, Bioavail 425 (131 - 682ng/dL)

Testosterone, Free 146.0 (47 - 244pg/mL)

Testosterone, % Free 1.3 (1.6 - 2.9%)

*NOTE: Libido has no issues, lets just say that.

TSH 2.41 0.36 - 4.20 uIU/mL *looking back at 2009, my tsh was 1.3… so its definitely gone up.
T4, Free 1.10 0.70 - 1.45 ng/dL
T3, Free 2.8 2.2 - 4.0 pg/mL
Cortisol 15.6 mcg/dL

Cortisol - SALIVA

Morning 5.0 ng/ml (3.7 - 9.5)
Noon 2.1 ng/ml (1.2 - 3.0)
Evening 1.4 ng/ml (0.6 - 1.9)
Night 0.8 ng/ml (0.4 - 1.0)

Estradiol(saliva) 1.1 pg/ml (0.5 - 2.2)
Progesterone(saliva) 31 pg/ml (12-100)
Testosterone(saliva) 138 pg/ml (44-148)
DHEA-S (saliva) 20 ng/ml (2 - 23)

Vitamin B12 1483 (210 - 910) pg/mL (this is obviously really high)

Vitamin D3, 25-OH 52 ng/mL
Vitamin D2, 25-OH <5 ng/mL
Total 25-OH VitD 52 (30 - 80)ng/mL

Latest TSH

TSH 2.20 0.36 - 4.20 uIU/mL

my symptoms the last few months.

low hunger
mental fog
general fatigue
somewhat tunnel vision (hard to describe)
nauseated feelings
motion sickness (more than usual in cars)
hard time gaining muscle
low motivation to train (probably because of all the above)
last few days ive noticed some light tingling in my fingers.

i get a minimum of 7 hours of sleep, the weekends i get around 11.
Is my neck thick around thyroid not sure? My doc checked it, but didn’t say anything… yet hes an idiot so who knows.
I carry fat lower back and lower abs and face
I have not done a dedicated fat loss cycle in a while, but when i was feeling ok it seemed to come off normally.

Temps the last few days

Dec 1st afternoon 97.5(f)
Dec 2nd morning 96.4(f)
Dec 2nd evening 97.6(f)

i have dessicated thyroid and iodine solution as well. i have no idea how much to take and when. looking for some help. i really appreciate it.


ALSO, i had a head MRI a few months ago. Nothing of note.


Please read this, you can guess what I would say about your ‘case’.

Would be nice to have serum E2.


temp updates

dec3rd PM - 97.3

dec4th AM - 97.2
dec4th PM - 97.5

Dec5th AM - 96.9

Dec6th PM - 96.9
Dec6th AM - 96.9

Dec8th - AM - 97.0

i Got Iodoral a few days ago. i took 1 the last 2 mornings, 1 this morning, then another in the afternoon.

This morning i felt particularly crappy, weekends seem bad for some reason. Perhaps its because i sleep in.

Although last night i felt normal… good in fact. who knows.


Just took an afternoon, armpit temp…


starting to perhaps feel a LITTLE better. Going to take another Iodoral and try and keep this temp in range.


Please take oral temperatures. Avoid mouth breathing, talking, eating drinking for a while.


Im taking 2x Iodorals a day. 12.5mg a pill. How much should i increase it by and when?


How many mg’s of iodine have you taken so far?

I am concern that you may not be getting temperatures accurately.


i only did 1 reading under my arm, all of the rest were orally.

This morning (oral) was 96.3 - this evening (oral) was 97.7

idk how i could mess that up really.

i have taken 6 total caps of the Iodoral 12.5 formula.


I was taking 12.4 X 4 per day for around two weeks before my gut flora objected and I started to fast and get loose. I felt some effects after 100mg, but that was just the start. Took 10 days to get normal temps for me. So all may be early for your.


temps are slowly rising i think.

morning temps are in the high 96s to low 97s and the evening temps are in the high 97s, low 98s.


This AM temp: 96.7



Brain feeling clearer?


Its hard to tell.

some of my other symptoms are still there… including no hunger, spotty vision while reading or focusing sometimes.


I feel i have somewhat a loss of perephiral vision… any thoughts on this?


Only if T levels are down and prolactin elevated. [in my knowledge set]


I just don’t know. I really feel like shit lately. I’m reluctant to continue the iodine. Based on my labs i really don’t think thyroid could be an issue, could it?

temperature wise, my thermometer is crap. i take 3-4 readings and they vary by quite a bit. its a digital one.