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Old Apr 10th, 2018, 17:49 PM   21
ashley2pink
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So, it has been 6 weeks since I have been on synthroid 75mcg. I had my blood taken today to see where I am at now. My TSH was only 0.04?! How did it drop so low so quick? They didn't seem too concerned. They just told me sometimes it takes a little while to find the correct dose and they are dropping me to 50mcg and then I will go back in 4ish weeks to see if its higher. I don't feel like I am hyper. I would think I would have symptoms of hyperthyroid but I feel basically the same.

I am curious as to how being hyper would affect TTC. Maybe in the same way that being hypo does? Anyone know?



 
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Old Apr 11th, 2018, 00:01 AM   22
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I've been on levo for almost 7 years. My dose increases a couple times while pregnant and they after baby they bring me back down. (I have 4 kids and ttc #5) I only get pregnant when I'm medicated. There's times where I've been off my medicine like last summer. I was off it for a couple months and my tsh was 25.05, I couldn't even get out of bed to get to the doctor! My levels had been good until this past December, my tsh was 10.98. Just had mine tested last week and I'm at 1.48. I was worried I might not have ovulated this cycle but after those results I'm pretty confident I did. I hate living with this. I have Hashimoto. My tsh is good but I still feel pretty crappy. And for anyone who is told their levels are good but still feel crappy, don't give up. Doctors don't always run a full panel. Your tsh might be ok but you t3 or t4 and whatever else might not be. Plus sometimes switching meds helps. I wanna try armour. I'm on 200 mcg of levo.



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Old Apr 11th, 2018, 01:12 AM   23
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Its all so confusing.
At my last app it was TSH 4.89 and T4 18
The 2 that were bad... they upped my meds and I have to say i feel so much better. My anxiety has gone, im not as tired, ive lost 3lbs and last month for the 1st time in year i could tolerate alcohol!

I really hope my levels have gone down

Ashley does levels are perfect for getting pregnant. Fingers crossed



 
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Old Apr 11th, 2018, 11:23 AM   24
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0.04 is too low. I think it needs to be 0.4-2. Mine is .04 so not even a 0.1. Hopefully i ca get my TSH to closer to a 1.
Summer that is a great TSH! Hopefully this is your month!



 
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Old Apr 11th, 2018, 14:01 PM   25
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0.04 is too low. I think it needs to be 0.4-2. Mine is .04 so not even a 0.1. Hopefully i ca get my TSH to closer to a 1.
Summer that is a great TSH! Hopefully this is your month!
That's a bummer. I never even researched good thyroid levels. I really thought anything under 5 was good. And thank you!



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Old Apr 11th, 2018, 21:34 PM   26
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I've been on levo for almost 7 years. My dose increases a couple times while pregnant and they after baby they bring me back down. (I have 4 kids and ttc #5) I only get pregnant when I'm medicated. There's times where I've been off my medicine like last summer. I was off it for a couple months and my tsh was 25.05, I couldn't even get out of bed to get to the doctor! My levels had been good until this past December, my tsh was 10.98. Just had mine tested last week and I'm at 1.48. I was worried I might not have ovulated this cycle but after those results I'm pretty confident I did. I hate living with this. I have Hashimoto. My tsh is good but I still feel pretty crappy. And for anyone who is told their levels are good but still feel crappy, don't give up. Doctors don't always run a full panel. Your tsh might be ok but you t3 or t4 and whatever else might not be. Plus sometimes switching meds helps. I wanna try armour. I'm on 200 mcg of levo.
Thanks for sharing your story. And wow! A TSH of 25.05. My highest was 12 something but I was really sick and hospitalized. Turns out if you get sick enough it can cause your numbers to elevate pretty quickly. They increased my dose and I've been with an endo ever since.

I get a full panel done once a year now that it's steady. Currently on 112 mcq and was told sometime in the future they'll be removing it. My mom had hers out when we were kids and is on a smaller dose of levo than I am. This reminds me I have to make an appointment and get bloodwork done!



 
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Old Apr 12th, 2018, 09:15 AM   27
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I went to see my GP this morning - he wasnt too concerned due to my progress but having bloods tomorrow and will put mine up to 100mg!

Fingers crossed all goes well, had 4 positives this morning so im pretty sure im pregnant!



 
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Old Apr 12th, 2018, 16:30 PM   28
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Congrats Buttercup. How long were you TTC?



 
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Old Apr 12th, 2018, 20:21 PM   29
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Congrats, buttercup!

I have a major history of loss + most of the symptoms of hypothyroid, and finally went in to see someone about it. It was a disaster. I was referred to a specialist that I can't go to. I ended up ordering my own thyroid panel and I'm waiting on the results. I should have them by next week!

I'm a bit nervous about it because on the one hand, I don't want to have to avoid basically all of my favorite foods. But on the other hand, it would be great to have some answers, and a one-pill-a-day solution.



 
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Old Apr 12th, 2018, 20:22 PM   30
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Whoops. Nothing to see here.



 
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