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#1 Jennie1031

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Posted 28 May 2018 - 04:03 PM

 I got my labs back a few days ago:

 

TSH 4.3. 0.35-5.35
T3 2.6. 2.0-4.4
T4 1.14. 0.89-1.76

reverse T3 22.9. 9.2-24.1
TP antibody 10. 0-34
Thyroglobulin AB <1.0. 0.0-0.9

 

Iron panel:

TIBC 294.    250-450

UIBC 195.   ? Range

Iron 99.   50-175

Iron saturation 34%.      15-50%

 

I don’t really know how to interpret my iron labs

 

Is adrenals tested through saliva/cortisol?

 

My dr started me on 30mg of armour a couple of days ago, after getting my TSH back.

So,my ques is, is that enough armour? How long before i should start to see a difference/change?  any help/info/advice is greatly appreciated!

Thanks,

Jennie

 

 

 



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#2 jenny v

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Posted 03 June 2018 - 08:43 PM

That is more than likely not going to be enough Armour, but you want to titrate up slowly so you don't go hyper. Keep an eye on your reverse T3--it's high right now and if it stays high you symptoms will not likely get better unless you add in something like Cytomel.


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