Could these figures mean hypothyroidism?

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Free t3: 5.1

Free t4: 15

TSH: 1.1

I really hope someone can help because my doctors are denying treatment but i show all the symptoms of hypothyroidism! Thanks smile

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    Hi Rick, sorry to hear you are suffering various symptoms you feel may be linked to hypothyroidism however, your test results seem to all be within range.

    TSH = THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE

    This hormone comes from the pituitary to stimulate the thyroid gland into making more hormone. TSH rises when the thyroid is struggling.

    The approx. reference range for this test is 0.4 to 4.5.

    TT4 = TOTAL T4

    Thyroid hormones bound to proteins. TT4 lowers when the thyroid is struggling.

    The approx. reference range for this test is 50 to 160.

    FT4 = FREE T4

    Thyroid hormones not bound to proteins. FT4 lowers when the thyroid is struggling.

    The approx. reference range for this test is 10 to 24

    FT3 = FREE T3

    T4 converts to T3 and is the only thyroid hormone actually used by the body's cells.

    The approx. reference range for Free T3 is 4 to 8.3

    You don't mention what symptoms you have? There are many conditions which have very similar symptoms therefore further blood tests and investigations are possibly required. I do hope you manage to find out what is causing your symptoms. All the best x

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    Try eating protein based foods like eggs nut and organic chicken!

    Don't eat 

    Cabbage 

    Broccoli 

    Cauliflower

    Carrots 

    Turnip 

    This is because it's most probably hashimotos disease which is where the immune system attacks the thyroid I fixed my fiancee thyroid this way see if it works for you? Anything is worth a try. My fiancee was going to have to go for a biopsy and when we went back after 4 weeks her thyroid was normal!   

    My step sister is a medic so I get a lot of my information from her!

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    Hi Rick, 

    Your situation is very typical. If you aren't getting support from your doctor, find one who is supportive.

    Thyroid disease is elusive because it only presents as expected by protocol in the early stages of thyroid disease. Unfortunately, while bloodwork shows by the book in the early stages, the disease can progress and the body will shut down other functions in order to try and maintain thyroid levels. 

    Also, the other thing to consider is the treatment protocol is not particularly successful, which you'll see by reading through the many posts here.

    So it's worthwhile at this point to research supplements on your own, while you're working on getting the medical help.

     

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