46F, Caucasian, 150lbs, 5’6”
Hypothyroid for 23 years due to fluoride. (Used to take 120mg of NP thyroid) Removal of fluoride has reversed my condition too rapidly for my body’s hormones (it happened in 1 month). Displayed Hyperthyroid symptoms in April. Went to ER 3 times due to heart scares - checked out ok.
I was completely off thyroid medication when I developed a heart flutter. Had to go back on a small dose (12.5mcg synthroid) to make it less, but now showing signs of hyperthyroid symptoms again.
_Bloodwork as of 8/9/22:_
T3: 74 (range 71-180)
Reverse T3: 11 (range 9.2-24.1)
T4: .85 (range .82-1.77)
TSH in 4 months went from 86 (April) to currently 19.1.
My iron levels are currently good:
*ferritin: 19 *tibc: 297 *Uibc: 231 *Iron: 66 *Iron Saturation: 22%
Am also on 15mg of propranolol to help, but it’s not controlling the flutter. Scared to switch to metoprolol (25mg).
Will the flutter resolve once my pituitary gland reaches a normal level?
Should I switch beta blockers from Propranolol to Metoprolol?
How long will it take for my TSH levels to reach a normal level if I slowly decrease or stop medication?