Has anyone had a blood spot test done for thyroid levels? My Naturopathic Doctor did one, and my Free T3 came up high - interesting that the conventional labwork had my Free T3 coming back low EVERY TIME. I was told that the blood spot test is more sensitive because they are testing capillary blood which is more indicative of the level of T3 in the tissues.........does anyone know if this is correct?
I am also on 400 mg selenium as well as other vitamins/supplement to support low adrenal function..........which will supposedly calm down my immune system and hopefully lower my Anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies. I am feeling pretty good...........daily palipitations have stopped and I am sleeping like a baby.....so we must be doing something right.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.