I went for my annual checkup and I mentioned I was having irregular or no periods (even on birth control). She ran some blood tests and called me to let me know that my TSH levels were 5.64 and the range was within .45-4.5. She called in a prescription for Synthroid, asked me to start taking it. She stated that my T4 results were 1.38, within a range of .82-1.77, which is normal. I'm trying to understand if I have a real problem, if it's normal to have T4 results come back normal even though TSH levels are elevated. I have been tired lately and experiencing hair loss over the past couple of years. (I had tests ran when it initially began, but all my results came back normal).
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