I have hashimotos & I'm on 180mg whole thyroid. My weight can fluctuate 1-2 kgs in 2days. My bloods show normal tsh, low t3 (liothyronine). Any ideas?
TBG deficiency. Lots of people have low total T4 and T3 (liothyronine) because of thyroid binding globulin deficiency. It's not pathological. More accurate thyroid hormone measurements are achieved by measuring free thyroid hormone levels (ft4, ft3). The american thyroid association's position statement is that measuring ft3/t3 doesn't demonstrate thyroid hormone sufficiency. Supplementing with T3 (liothyronine) is not standard of care.
Hot & cold cystic nodule 1 in ea thyroid lobe. T4/t3 high end normal. Tsh low, mild swelling & perimenopausal? Symptoms. Fna due. Diet suggestions. Ta
Yes. . I would recommend avoiding salt in order to decrease any swelling. Also, avoiding caffeine will help avoid palpitatins and d other symp symptoms related to high thyroid state. Read more...