Standard TSH levels
My tsh levels were 14, 6 months back. I've been on 75mg of thyroxine and my levels have come down to 4.73. My doctor recommends that I stick to the current dose. However I feel fatigued, and the other symptoms are still prominent. I've read a lot of articles stating different ideal tsh levels. Im confused.
Doctor Answers (1) on Standard TSH levels
One to two weeks after starting treatment, you'll notice that you're feeling less fatigued. The medication also gradually lowers cholesterol levels elevated by the disease and may reverse any weight gain. Treatment with levothyroxine is usually lifelong, but because the dosage you need may change, your doctor is likely to check your TSH level every year....
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