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Old 09-14-2012, 02:04 PM   #1
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Lab results, I hope she increases dosage

Here are my lab results, I hope the doctor increases my dosage. I am still having medical issues in relation to my thyroid. Improvements, but not optimal for sure.

I am currently taking 60 mg. of Armour in the morning on an empty stomach.

I get confused on the T-3 to T-4 ratio if someone could help me out on that.

Armour suppresses your TSH

TSH 1.47 ref range .450 - 4.500
T4, Free (Direct) 1.09 ref range .82 - 1.77
T3, Free 2.4 ref range 2.0 - 4.4

 
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Re: Lab results, I hope she increases dosage

I don't know about ratio, but they're both too low. That, along with TSH that high, means you haven't yet reached your optimal dose. You need an increase, for sure. Unless you are very sensitive to dose changes, 30 mgs more would be a good amount... 15 mgs if you are sensitive.

I hope you won't have trouble getting the increase. Let us know what happens.
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Re: Lab results, I hope she increases dosage

She up'd the dosage to 90 mg., very nice to get a doctor who understand this thyroid mess.

 
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