Originally Posted by countrygal
Can you have a low normal and still need medicine? My TSH was o.7 (0.3-5.1). I think i am in need of medicine for my thyroid. I have gained so much weight and unable to lose it. I feel tired and warn out. Lose of hair with no answers to why. I have lots of medical problems and i have read alot about different dxs and i feel i need something for my thyroid. Can anyone share any experiences or thoughts with me?
Doctors go strictly by TSH levels all too often...the normal TSH level for one person can be suppressed, while for the other person it can be 2.0! Normal TSH levels have gone down recently...you definitely sound like you have hypo symptoms...I had the same symptoms and my doctors told me I was "normal"..now I self-treat with Armour thyroid and feel ten times better!
GEt your other levels checked, including free T3 and free T4!