I am hypothyroid, menopausal, with also a mild case of SLE. I have not been feeling up to par, sluggish, dry skin, weight gain, generally feeling low thyroid.
Recent blood tests show
Free T4 of 1.23 with a .89-1.76 ng/dl range
TSH 2.27 .34 to 4.82 miu/ml range
T3 of 2.31 with a .6-1.81 ng/ml range
Triglycerides of 290
total cholesterol of 211
I take 125 synthroid and 25 cytomel
I feel better when the tsh is .8 or so but I am confused with the high t3 reading. Other tests point to hypothyroid though. Any thoughts?
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