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Barb, Re: Barb, Re: Hormonal info!!

Posted by McPac on July 13, 2003, at 23:09:28

In reply to Re: Barb, Re: Hormonal info!! McPac, posted by Barbara Cat on July 12, 2003, at 11:32:38

TSH of 2.1 is a good level. The lower, the better (.5 - 2.0 being ideal).

>>>>>>>>>Thanks Barb! I didn't know that lower was better.

However, TSH alone does not measure how the thyroxine is getting into your cells or if you have an autoimmune form, thyroiditis or Hashimoto's. A thorough thyroid workup includes free T3 and T4 levels, thyroid antibodies, and reverse T3 tests, but few docs will order these unless you insist.


Are you already taking thyroid pills of T4 only (synthroid, levothroid)?

>>>>>>>>>No, I'm not taking any drug for the thyroid. I have reason to believe that my adrenals may be at least part of the problem....thanks Barb!




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