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Thyroid Disorders board


call the office again and ask for the numbers, ask what range the lab uses, and then post both ...

there are poeple better qualified that me on this board to analyse your numbers, but your thyroid might be beginning to fail ...

i know when i had a TSH done by my CFS doc, my clinic said it was "normal" at 3.9 (the lab range was 0.5 to 5.<something> ), but the CFS guy said it was a little low (the higher the number, the greater the problem, in theory) ...

i had suffered for months with depression (no antiD worked -- of course not!), exhaustion, fatigue (they ar different), brain fog, short-term memory loss, word confusion, pain in my legs, excruciating joint pain, bloating, constipation , heat/cold intolerance...

neither my GP (for whom i have the utmost respect) nor my neurologist even suspected it: it took a quick blood test BY SOMEONE WHO KNEW HOW TO READ RESULTS ...

there i was, an absolute basket case, during thanksgiving (ours is i october!), christmas (thank the lord someone else cooked dinner), new year's eve and day, valentine's day, and my birthday ...

i'm being treated with synthroid now (since march 22nd), but until i had that test, and someone who knew how to read it -- i was "normal"!

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