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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Tsh Low (Overview)

A low TSH level means the result is below the normal range. TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) is usually low when the thyroid gland in the neck is making too much thyroid hormone.


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What is this tsh=low supposed to mean?

What is this tsh=low  supposed to mean?

May be hyperthyroid: If the TSH is below 0.1, and you are not on medication for the thyroid, then you are probably hyperthyroid (rarely a pituitary problem.) see an endocrinologist because this can lead to serious problems if not treated. If you are on medication and the TSH is low but above 0.1 and you feel good, you may have just received a slightly more potent batch of med. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
38 doctors shared insights

Tsh Low (Overview)

A low TSH level means the result is below the normal range. TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) is usually low when the thyroid gland in the neck is making too much thyroid hormone.


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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Normal TSH low ft4 ?

Normal TSH low ft4 ?

Normal thyroid: A normal TSH means your body knows that your thyroid is normal. ...Read more

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TSH low. Synth. decr. by .5 pill/week. I accidentally incr. by .5/week. Twitched. TSH even lower. Corrected dose and skipped pills. 2 wks still twitch?

TSH low. Synth. decr. by .5 pill/week. I accidentally incr. by .5/week. Twitched. TSH even lower. Corrected dose and skipped pills. 2 wks still twitch?

TSH: TSH is not the only thyroid level you need to know. You must also get your doctor to order T3 and T4 - the hormones made in your thyroid gland. TSH low is not a sufficient diagnosis to require Synthroid (thyroxine). You only need thyroid replacement (Synthroid (thyroxine)) if you blood level of T4 or T3 is low. ...Read more

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Managing Low Testosterone (Checklist)

Have morning testosterone checked
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Discuss the risk and benefits of testosterone replacement with doc
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Take testosterone replacement as instructed
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Cardio exercise makes me feel anxious and jittery, I have anxiety and this supposed to help but it only makes it worse , have normal TSH & low bp?

Cardio exercise  makes me feel  anxious  and jittery, I have anxiety  and  this supposed to help  but it only makes it worse , have normal TSH & low bp?

Start slow: Exercise is good for your health in so many ways. Keep exercising. Start slow - walking is a great way to start - and gradually increase your time and intensity. Learn some relaxation techniques such as meditation or self hypnosis to help calm yourself. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes low TSH, low T4 and low T3 (liothyronine)?

What causes low TSH, low T4 and low T3 (liothyronine)?

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, it would have helped to know the actual values. Even though all these parameters may be low, these may yet be in the normal range. ...Read more

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Eating a Low-Fat Diet (Checklist)

Avoid fried foods
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Read all food labels
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Avoid foods with visible fat
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Don't eat skin on poultry
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I am chronic hepatitis C & my TSH low what is the connection?

I am chronic hepatitis C & my TSH low what is the connection?

Hepatitis C: There is no association between Hepatitis C a viral infection and low TSH a hormonal problem they are two different diseases ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (Definition)

A TSH test measures the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood. TSH is produced by the pituitary gland and tells the thyroid gland to make and release the hormones thyroxine ...Read more