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A few years ago, I found out from my father (who I don't see often) that he was diagnosed late in life with hypothyroidism. Making due diligence, my family doctor started testing my TSH and Free T4. Tested it once in 2017 where TSH was normal and T4 was just barely low. Tested again in 2018 about 6 months later and TSH was still normal and T4 still lowish. Wasn't until early last year that I started testing high TSH numbers. The initial high was only 4.77uIU/mL, which isn't that high relatively speaking. However, a subsequent test of my TSH and T4 showed the same high TSH but now I had lo
browri posted a topic in Miscellaneous Medications & Miscellaneous Questions About MedsSo my general doctor and I have been tracking my thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and my free T4. My TSH consistently comes in high or at the high-end of normal, while my T4 is always low but just barely low. My father has the same problem and has been taking low-dose Synthroid for some time now and it has helped him immensely. I wanted to put it out to the boards what people's experiences have been. If you have depression that also comes with a lot of low energy fatigue and you found out you had hypothyroidism and added Synthroid, what was that like? What should I look out for? I imagin
Has anyone had any noticeable side effects from Levothyroxine? I was on it for quite awhile and then I ran out of RX so I was off it last 2 months. I didn't really notice much during the 2 months i didn't take it. My bloods are normal also, so I wonder if it does anything at all for me (TSH was a bit high previously). Anyway, did anyone have any weight loss, more energy or improvement in depression? Any gastro issues? Also do you take it morning (i took it right before bed bc I get up at different times and eat breakfast immediately). I've been feeling slightly more tired & suddenly