Hey there everyone.
Now that I am waiting for the dust to settle on my TRT dosages (pretty close to finalizing doses on AI) I am looking at the next piece of the puzzle, namely my thyroid. (to recap, I am supporting adrenals and doing TRT)
So, I have had blood work done for my thyroid. Before I list the results, one caveat, the pathologists have indicated that my results point to euthyreosis, which I take to mean that I am euthyroid??? I have asked Dr. Google and I cannot figure out what euthyreosis means…I have read the T3 study that KSman linked in his Thyroid basics sticky and I am excited for relief.
S-TSH 1.37 uIU/ml (0.35 - 4.94)
S-FT3 5.1 pmol/L (2.6 - 5.7)
S-FT4 14.7 pmol/L (9.0 - 19.0)
Thyroglobulin 12.8 ug/L (<55)
TG Anti bodies 1.97IU/ml ( <4.11)
I did not test RT3 as it is prohibitively expensive at the moment, but given my symptoms and what triggers RT3, I would venture an educated guess that my RT3 would at least be elevated.
Triggers for elevated RT3 experienced (not all at the same time): water fasting (40 days) / juice fasting (30 days) / starvation diets (as and when) / constant business stress / financial stress / death of a loved one / moving house / modern lifestyle and so the list goes on.
Symptoms: too many to list but it is like looking at myself in the mirror when I read this list (apart from the lady bits of course): hypothyroidmom.com/300-hypothyroidism-symptoms-yes-really/
So, what I intend to do now is to maintain a list of temperatures over a week and see where the average temperatures leave me seeing as this seems to be the better diagnostic tool.
Wish me luck
Waking: 36.5 - 36.7
Mid Afternoon : 37 - 37.2
Date / Time / Temp (the first measurement should be at waking BTW)
09/03/2016 / 05:30 AM / 36.7 (98.06) On target
09/03/2016 / 15:00 PM / 37.2 (99.00) On target
09/03/2016 / 21:00 PM / 36.7 (98.06) This was 3hrs after a gym session… Too low
10/03/2016 / 09:30 AM / 37.1 (98.80) forgot to measure upon waking… oops … On target
10/03/2016 / 15:00 PM / 36.8 (98.26) I am not liking the inconsistency
11/03/2016 / 05:30 AM / 36.6 (97.9)
11/03/2016 / 09:00 AM / 37.0 (98.60)
11/03/2016 / 12:00 PM / 37.1 (98.78) (Split my Iodine dosing into 3, with selenium every time)