Am i experiencing early menopaus due to my thyroid... and how come my levels go up the more my doctor increases Mu thyroxine dosage?
asked byDesiree_Seymore (0)
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on September 30, 2014
at 12:30 PM
You're taking thyroxine, which is T4. The body converts T4 to T3, the active thyroid hormone. This conversion can be compromised by a number of things.
I would ask the doctor if you can be put on something like desiccated thyroid or a T4/T3 combo.
on September 25, 2014
at 10:21 AM
Did your doctor check your thyroid antibodies? You might have Hashimoto's which requires a different strategy than just supplementing, such as doing an autoimmune version of the paleo diet.
When you say your TSH is 20, is that in uIU/mL? The normal range is something like 0.4-4.5 uIU/mL!