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Minimal increase in TSH

T3 n T4 is normal but My TSH is 6.17(normal is till 5.5).m not obese n my periods are regular.should i take medicine for it or is it just a hormone fluctuation n will get back to normal.is thr any way other than medicine to cure it as it is very minimal at this point.can bottle gourd juice or exercise help in this.
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Dr. V.S.V.Prasad
Diabetologist 22 yrs exp Dhanbad
Thyroid hormone deficiency is now very common in India especially in females. You should get a TSH and FT4 done .That would be help you rule out Subclinical Hypothyroidism which may not come with many symptoms but yet needs to be treated
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Dr. Abhyudaya Verma
General Endocrinologist 10 yrs exp Delhi
Hi i suggest u to wait couple of months then recheck thyroid. Meanwhile consult a good dietician, do regular exercise to reduce weight.
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