I have had Addison's disease for about 31 years. My endocrinologist always runs a thyroid check with my yearly blood work. Last year my free t4 and especially the free t3 started coming back low. My free t3 runs about 180 with the reference range 230-420. I really feel extremely tired and people ask me if I'm ok because I look tired too. My endocrinologist says my thyroid is OK because my TSH is not high and, she will not treat me for low thyroid. Does anyone else have this problem? Does anyone know why my free t3 would be low?
I take a full replacement dose of hydrocortisone which is 20 mg in the morning and 10 mg in the afternoon. I feel better knowing that someone else thinks something is off here. My endocrinologist talks to me like I don't know anything, but having addison's for so long I've had to do a lot of medical research on my own.
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