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I hope you are all doing well I just wanted to pop these results over to you as I truly believe I may have stumbled across something that could be quite significant in my recovery but I wanted to know your thoughts?
I was diagnosed Hypothyroid in 2007 and put on 50mg thyroxine and sent on my way, now before I was told I had it I felt fine, great in actual fact, it was just a rutine blood test that suggested it. but I thought oh well take the tablets a see what happens, and guess what? I felt fine taking them, I didnt take them every morning like the doctor said and sometimes I would take them weeks even months apart but felt fine, better than fine, no fat no tiredness nothing gym every day and this went on for years until on day in 2013 I read the dangers of not taking my thyroxine so I started taking it. and low and behold a few months later I had what seemed to me to be a total mental breakdown and I started to feel all of these terrible hypo/hyper feelings my TSH made a big jump from around the 3 mark to the 1.5 mark and ever since I have felt terrible, now before 2013 I never ever had a single problem with anything, no anxiety no depression, no weight problems, no sleep problems, no tiredness nothing nothing nothing, but saying that I didn't always take my Thyroxine as I was meant too, and when I did i would take it when ever I remembered with food, with coffee with what ever, no interest in the effects of absorption, but In 2013 I started taking it religiously at night with no food or drink for 3 hours before or after so the absorption would of been 100%, but since then I have never felt right and its only now that I'm really starting to put the pieces together. for the last 2 years I have been in and out of the doctors none stop, I feel weak, tired, anxious, depressed, confused, forgetful,'m to hot all the time, sweating, weight gain, both hypo and hyper symtoms so im so confussed? I totally came off the thyroxine 2 months a go for 3 weeks and all the hyper simptoms went but my god did the memory and brain take a hit, I was so confussed I felt I was losing my mind, not tired not slow just forgetful and confused and now I'm back on it that is slowly clearing up now im getting all the hypo anxiety and weirdness back. my private doctor that I just started seeing tried me on NDT and my god did it send me loopy, my whole head of hair just feel out, heart felt like it was going to pop, no sleep racing thoughts just horrible.
So my question: is it at all possible that I don't work well with a TSH higher than 2.5-3 and that anything higher causes me to have hyper symptoms as well as hypo? it seems so strange that up until the month my TSH jumped to 1.5 i had felt great, better than great, never had tiredness, active, fit, happy. could it be that at 50mg of thyroxine absorbing totally its is pushing my tsh to high and I should be/feel better in the 3 range??
And why when I stopped my thyroxine for 3 weeks did my TSH become better on the next blood test??
Have a look at the chat of my results below and see what you think? I would be so very grateful if anyone can help me make heads or tail of this
P.S SORRY FOR THE LONG MESSAGE, ITS BEEN 2 YEARS IN THE MAKING
(0.27 - 4.2) + (10 - 24)
05-03-2007 - TSH 4.36, T4 16
08-05-2007 - TSH 6.03, T4 15
25-05-2007 - TSH 5.48, T4 17
30-05-2009 - TSH 5.13, T4 18
19-10-2010 - TSH 3.42
16-08-2011 - TSH 2.86
25-06-2012 - TSH 2.94
21-08- 2013 THE DATE I STARTED FEELING TERRIBLE
20-09-2013 - TSH 1.59
30-01-2014 - TSH 1.95
23-06-2014 - TSH 1.82
07-08-2014 - TSH 1.97
09-09-2014 - TSH 2.26, T4 16, T3 4.4 (2.8 - 7.1) AT AROUND THIS POINT I DO REMEMBER A SLIGHT IMPROVEMENT
20-02-2015 - TSH 1.71
20-05-2015 - TSH 1.66, T4 19, T3 4.6 (2.8 - 7.1)
AT THIS POINT I HAD A 3 WEEK STOP OF MY THYROXINE, NO THYROXINE AT ALL FOR 3 WEEKS AND YET MY NEXT BLOOD TEST SHOWED MY TSH BETTER THAN THE ONE BEFORE THE BREAK?? HOW CAN THIS BE??
29-07-2015 - TSH 1.35, T4 17.6
It would be amazing to hear your thoughts.
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