Please provide all available labs, in list format, with ranges.
Especially for FT.
TT=220 --- 379
AM cortisol - at 8AM please or 1 hour after waking
Please explain thyroid issues, meds, doses and history.
Had you always been using iodized salt? If not, thyroid problems could have been driven by iodine deficiency.
Please see last paragraph in this post.
Many guys here near your age. Low T is the symptom, not the disease. Need to try to determine cause that can be corrected some times.
Please read the stickies found here: https://forums.t-nation.com/t/about-the-t-replacement-category/38/2?u=ksman
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Evaluate your overall thyroid function by checking oral body temperatures as per the thyroid basics sticky. Thyroid hormone fT3 is what gets the job done and it regulates mitochondrial activity, the source of ATP which is the universal currency of cellular energy. This is part of the body's temperature control loop. This can get messed up if you are iodine deficient. In many countries, you need to be using iodized salt. Other countries add iodine to dairy or bread.