Three and a Half Months on NDT

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I’m now three and a half months in to NDT medication and am very happy with the progress made. Today, I picked up my latest blood results, taken yesterday, and I’m so happy with my results.

My TSH, Free T3 and Free T4 are all within range and in good places.. they’re optimal! And I feel well. I’m hardly ever consciously thinking about my thyroid, and it’s no longer affecting my day-t0-day life. My GP is also very happy with these results.

I’m hoping my last symptom, fatigue, will finally go away with continued adrenal support and/or going gluten-free, due to having Hashimoto’s too.

I am so glad my Free T3 has come down though, as in January, it was way above range and indicative of adrenal fatigue, as it can apparently make T3 ‘pool‘ in the blood.

Obviously, I have been working on fixing my adrenals, so it’s reassuring to see that this must be working! The book I’ve been reading and find useful is called: Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome.

For the first time in my thyroid journey, I can say:

I have an optimally treated thyroid condition.

Progress!

I’ll be coming off the adrenal support in a month or two and then re-testing my cortisol levels to hopefully confirm that the cortisol has come down. If you’re looking to test your levels too, a you can find testing options here and here. A lot of doctors don’t test for adrenal issues.

Have you had success on NDT? Let me know in the comments below. 

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