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This is my first time posting so please bear with me.
I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism (Hashimoto's) last summer.
My first test results were:
Free T4 5.5pmol/L (11-23)
TSH over 100mU/L (0.27 - 4.5)
I was also deficient in iron, B12 and vit D but these have been treated and are in normal range.
I was put on 50mcg of levothyroxine and tested again with these results:
Free T4 14.6pmol/L
Levothyroxine subsequently increased to 100mcg and final blood test was in November:
Free T4 18.5pmol/L (11 - 23)
TSH 6.4mU/L (0.27 - 4.5)
I was then told my medication would remain the same and I wasn't to be tested for 6 months which will put me in June. I could have cried.
I don't understand how my TSH levels can be out of range and my current dosage be appropriate?
My real issue is that I feel no improvement being on this dose of medication, even though my levels have improved I still have all the symptoms I had before including body pain, anxiety, lack of energy and mood swings
Has anyone been in a similar position and do you have any advice?
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