TSH

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Hi

I've been feeling more tired than usual so decided to get my thyroid levels checked and I always find that I feel my best when both t4 and t3 levels are at the top of the ranges.

This time they were within range but not quite near the top. However my Tsh was 0.1. There was a note from the doctor saying it seemed like I may be over replaced. I still feel lousy and I'm not dropping the medication.

My question is how relevant /important is the Tsh level compared to the t4 and t3? Should I just focus on the t3/t4 levels as I have been up until now?

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    Also I'm taking thyrogold (ndt)

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      Hi, I'm not an expert but I believe that TSH is always suppressed like that when on NDT so you should go by the t3 and t4 results. Hopefully someone can confirm that for you smile

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      Thank you Andrea I didn't realise that was the case that's reassuring! I definitely dont feel over replaced so thanks for the advice

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      No problem smile everyone I know who is on it seems to have the same issue with their doctor not knowing this and wanting to lower their dose!
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