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A 27-year-old female asked:

Symptoms of hypothyroidism, "normal" lab results tsh 1.34, free t3 (liothyronine) 3.64, free t4 0.8. i'm exhausted all the time, unable to lose weight, etc?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Not thyroid: We are quick to blame thyroid but it doesn't have to be thyroid only. There are other possible causes. Stress and adrenal hyperstimulation are major contributors that are often not even considered.
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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Keep up with Dr.: There may be other causes including underlying Metabolic issues (diabetes), anemia, mono, etc. that could all be causative of some of your symptoms. Some people have a real hard time losing weight, even without Thyroid disease. Keep following up with the Dr. and get tested for other causes and be put on a more regimented exercise and weight loss program structured bu Doc. Best wishes.
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Have your doctor: look for other metabolic causes and screen you for depression.
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Last updated Aug 26, 2017

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