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Old 09-12-2003, 05:16 PM   #1
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What is ATA and ATG...my results were

ATA <10.00 0.0-35.0
ATG <20.00 0.0-40.0


TSH 0.150 0.4-1.0
T3F 3.6 1.5-4.1
T4F 1.4 0.8-1.9

What would these test results mean to any of you...if anything...I know I don't feel good at all, but my Endo doctor won't do anything, credits it all to being more than likely temporary, had a baby 8 months ago.

 
Old 09-12-2003, 05:49 PM   #2
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Your Free T3 and Free T4 are not only normal, but right wher emany people find that they feel their best. TSH is a little low, but with Free T3 and Free T4 where they are, TSH is basically irellevant.

I bet that ATA and ATG are Anti Tyyroglobulin Anitbodies and Anti Thyroid peroxydase Anitbodies. Both are low and are no cause for concern at the moment.

I don't think it would be prudent to start you on meds at this point in time, but it would be prudent to have your levels checked every 6 months for a while to keep an eye on things. If your health takes a turn for the worse, check levels again, too.
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Old 09-12-2003, 07:24 PM   #3
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Thank you Meep, my doctor is doing just as you would, having me back in 6 months....the nurse only gave me the results, no info on what any of it meant or why I would have to come back in six months....if these levels are when people feel their best, I wish that were the case with me...this is the worst I have ever felt...Not that I wanted anything wrong, I was just hoping all this would explain some of my symptoms..I guess it's back to square one. Thanks again, I know everyone here values your opinion.

 
Old 09-13-2003, 12:14 AM   #4
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Hate to see you just wait when you feel bad. I have nightmare memories of doing that for over three years. If you aren't already, why don't you try some of the vitamins and minerals that help with adrenals and thyroid. Like Selenium 200mg to start, then 100. A really good B-100 complex, B-12 deficiency can cause all sorts of weird symptoms. Take magnesium for your legs and calcium, zinc too. I take CoQ-10, but I don't know much about it, just people swearing it helped them and then all the other vitamins like A,C,E, etc. Don't take these in a multivitamin. Take seperate and have your calcium and magnesium seperate from the other vitamins, right before you go to bed. I started all of these about 6 weeks before I started Armour and I did notice some relief of symptoms. Worth a try, can only make you better and at least you will be doing something besides waiting. Good luck, IWL

 
Old 09-14-2003, 06:59 PM   #5
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Thanks for your response, I will definitely give it a try. I hate waiting too. I know my body, and I know something is not right, just can't get a doctor to agree with me. Thanks again!

 
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