Fatigue, allergies, anxiety/panic attacks, high cholesterol, cold hands and feet, constipation (less than one BM daily), depression, easy bruising, endometriosis, fibrocystic breasts, fluid retention, gallstones, hair loss, headaches, high blood pressure, insomnia, morning stiffness, poor night vision, PMS, puffy face, sleep apnea, weight gain, dry skin, iron deficiency, miscarriages, frequent nighttime urination, feel like your living in slow motion….these are some of the many symptoms of low thyroid function. To get treated, you do not have to fit the box of a diagnosis, and if you aren’t feeling good, we will not tell you, “everything is normal.” There is always something we can do.
We look at the full picture of your thyroid function, including TSH, Free T4, Free T3, Reverse T3, and antibodies. Free T3 is the active form of thyroid hormone in your body. Without testing Free T3, you are not getting any type of indication on how your thyroid is functioning.