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I'm 23, female.
My latest blood tests:
Free T4: 12.3 ---- 7.2-16.4 pmol/L
Free T3: 6.0 ---- 3.8-6.0 pmol/L
Reverse T3: 0.23 ---- 0.09-0.35 ng/mL
S-TSH: 0.85 ---- 0.37-3.50 mIU/L
Thyroglobulin: 15 ---- 0-35 ug/L
Thyroglobulin antibodies: 0.4 ---- 0-4.0 IU/mL
Thyroid peroxidase antibodies: 5.8 ---- 0-9.0 Iu/mL
I've had a headache everyday for 20 months with migraine-like symptoms. Some days (most days) I have debilitating pain and nausea, other days I just have a bit of pressure. Recently I read that New Daily Persistent Headache was a symptom of hypothyroidism. My body is incredibly sensitive to everything, with symptoms including eczema, sinuses, stomach cramps, and an even worse headache if I drink or eat the wrong thing. I also have constipation, terrible hair loss, weak and brittle hair and nails, constant fatigue, weight gain (even though I could not be eating any healthier and I struggle to eat), no appetite, abnormal menstrual cycles (I used to be regular to the day), joint pain, a scalloped tongue, a puffy face, my hands and feet are icily cold, and my temperature is 36.8 at most, though normally between 36.3-36.6.
I have had all the tests done: CT, MRI, EEG, lumbar puncture, and my liver and kidneys are fine. I have also supplemented iron, vitamin B12, and vitamin D (in winter). I've tried acupuncture, reflexology, homeopathy, therapy, and osteopathy when the Western medicine failed.
I've read of many cases where people have thyroid problems, even though it doesn't show in their blood tests. I know my Thyroid peroxidase antibodies are in the normal range, but isn't it possible that I'm the special case where this amount is making a considerable difference to my health?
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